Forest River Forums

Forest River Forums (https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/)
-   Appliances and Electronics (https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f113/)
-   -   power antenna booster switch (https://www.forestriverforums.com/forums/f113/power-antenna-booster-switch-217767.html)

trkdrvr76 10-01-2020 01:47 PM

power antenna booster switch
 
Hi all,

Newbie here, just bought a 2021 Grey Wolf 20rdse in August. First tt for me and my wife and still learning the systems. Question is about the tv
antenna, when I press the power button on the face plate the green light
illuminates for a split second when I think is should stay solid. Either way
I do not receive any channel signals. Am I doing something wrong or should I call the dealer. This is the first time I have ever tried to hook
up a tv to it. Any ideas would be helpful.

Thanks
Paul

cboss 10-01-2020 01:55 PM

Give this a read:

https://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/f...print/true.cfm

There are a few ideas here and a few things to check.:signhavefun:

TheWolfPaq82 10-01-2020 02:18 PM

It's not impossible that you have a faulty switch on the faceplate. Just one idea.

bubbles 10-01-2020 05:45 PM

The booster (amplifier) is in the antenna; the light plate supplies the 12Vdc to the antenna. If there is a short (coax cable or amplifier) the plate is designed to shut down (light goes OFF) as a precaution. Sounds as though there is a coax cable short (coax (ground) to center conductor) assuming amplifier is not shorted.

BillyBass 10-02-2020 12:45 PM

On mind if I use cable my light has to be turn off and if I use antenna it got to be on.If that's any help

Mr. Dan 10-02-2020 01:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BillyBass (Post 2425543)
On mind if I use cable my light has to be turn off and if I use antenna it got to be on.If that's any help

That doesn't answer why the light comes on for a second and goes back off without any human action.

BillyBass 10-02-2020 01:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mr. Dan (Post 2425555)
That doesn't answer why the light comes on for a second and goes back off without any human action.

I miss read that then .I guess I cant help you there

Scrapper 10-02-2020 06:52 PM

I agree with bubbles on this one. Hopefully, you have a short in the coax, either at the antenna head or the connection on the plate as those are the easiest and less costly to repair. If it's a short in the antenna's amplifier or a bad switch plate you will have to contend with the dealer's service department and who knows how long that will take.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:06 PM.