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Old 10-18-2020, 12:24 PM   #1
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Outside tv

I recently purchased a 2017 38EL champagne edition. I am on the rv antenna and can't get any reception on the outside tv. I can do a channel search but it doesn't pick up any channels like the other 2 tvs.
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Old 10-18-2020, 01:02 PM   #2
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Is the tv input on air/antenna before you scan for channels? Is there more than 1 connection on the antenna plate? Did you push the power button to the antenna amplifier?
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Old 10-18-2020, 01:04 PM   #3
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Last time it was used, were you using cable? Maybe the last owner left it set for cable?
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Old 10-19-2020, 11:36 PM   #4
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No, its set on air. It will go thru a channel search but won't pick any up and the other 2 tvs pick up 20 or more.
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Old 10-21-2020, 02:12 PM   #5
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Was this the first time using the outside coaxial connection for this TV?
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Old 10-22-2020, 07:31 AM   #6
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No, the guy i bought it from said he watched it before but that you could only watch whatever the bedroom tv was tuned to?
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Old 10-22-2020, 07:52 AM   #7
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There should be a 3 way splitter somewhere, probably near the amplifier. They usually link all TVs for cable or antenna watching. Maybe a loose connection or bad 3 way splitter.
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Old 10-22-2020, 10:44 AM   #8
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On my RV even though it is not a Forest River product alot of them share slot of similarities, on my connections inside my RV on my livingroom tv I have 3 hook ups.
#1 is for air/cable, #2 is for outside tv and #3 is for Satillite. If I want to watch my outside tv on air I install a splitter their and short cables to connect the #1 to #2 and to my living room TV. Yours may be similar. If not for a test if you are on air, hook up a cable from your outside cable to your outside tv and do a channel scan. Good luck.
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