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Old 05-15-2021, 07:20 PM   #1
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Button to use for antenna

I have a 2018 Surveyor 2021RBS but I cannot find the button to change it from cable to antenna. I have looked at the cable is connected but it is not there. Any suggestions? There is nothing on the antenna inside either.
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Old 05-15-2021, 08:16 PM   #2
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I have a 2018 Surveyor 2021RBS but I cannot find the button to change it from cable to antenna. I have looked at the cable is connected but it is not there. Any suggestions? There is nothing on the antenna inside either.
Did you look on the wall plate where the coax cable connects? The antenna booster button should be there. Some also has a round 12v socket there too.
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It could be anywhere. My Coachman has a regular looking switch that is nowhere near the cables. I have also seen them in a closet.Click image for larger version

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Old 05-17-2021, 06:31 PM   #4
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Did you look on the wall plate where the coax cable connects? The antenna booster button should be there. Some also has a round 12v socket there too.

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I checked again and there is nothing on the wall mount. I have even tried to take the TV off of the mount but could not even get that off.
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Most look like the ones in the attached pictures. The plate may be black or white. The one jk510 posted is not common.
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Thank for your response,


I checked again and there is nothing on the wall mount. I have even tried to take the TV off of the mount but could not even get that off.
If you read my post, I said wall "plate", not mount. I also said the coax would usually plug into the same plate.
Look at Scrapper's pics. Those are the wall plates we're talking about.
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Old 05-18-2021, 01:30 PM   #7
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It is usually a very small button to push. Get a flashlight to help you see it. If you succeed in pushing it on or off the light will come on and off.

It is literally the size of the positive post of a AA battery, just a bit longer.

When you find it, it will be a ahah moment.


good luck.
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I have a 2018 Surveyor 2021RBS but I cannot find the button to change it from cable to antenna. I have looked at the cable is connected but it is not there. Any suggestions? There is nothing on the antenna inside either.
On my coach when I turn off the antenna it will allow the cable thru to the TV.
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On my coach when I turn off the antenna it will allow the cable thru to the TV.
I believe OP understands that, he's having problems finding the button for turning on/off the antenna's power.
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Old 05-19-2021, 03:36 PM   #10
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I have had RV’s where the switch was on the plate next to the Television in the main area, one had the switch behind the bedroom TV, and the one we have now the switch is on the control panel where the tank monitors and switches for the water pump, WiFi ranger, and water heater are.

Hopefully someone with the same model and year of RV will see this and help you better than I can.
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