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ENG2242

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Posted: 01/11/20 07:53am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I looked for the standard on and off switch to activate the antenna. However, I cannot find one and I’m not able to utilize my TVs through my antenna. Any suggestions?


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Posted: 01/11/20 08:02am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Did you do a channel scan?
Are you some distance from a TV tower?
Can you temporarily connect a cheap portable antenna?
Do other nearby campers have reception?





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If you have a bedroom tv the booster should be in that area so that it can feed multiple tvs.


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Posted: 01/11/20 08:05am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Keep looking. Check in cabinets and under shelves near every television or television mount. The other option is to post your unit make and model so someone else that has the same one can direct you to it.


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schlep1967 wrote:

The other option is to post your unit make and model so someone else that has the same one can direct you to it.


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Posted: 01/11/20 09:00am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have torn this place apart looking for the booster switch. No luck. I know what to look for as this is my 6th RV.

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Posted: 01/11/20 09:50am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If this is a Heartland RV, the owner's manual says
"Television Viewing

Set TV to proper reception mode – go into the menu function of the TV and select either “air” or “cable”.
Antenna – Make sure TV booster is turned on (in bedroom TV cabinet) for “air” reception.
TV booster needs to be in the off position for the park cable signal to be passed through to the TV.
Tune channel as needed.
Audio can be routed through the Audio System by turning radio to “aux” input (“FNC” button)."

I believe the OM on their website that I took this from is a "general" version for multiple unit types.


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Posted: 01/11/20 09:58am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The best place to install a booster is as close to the antenna as possible. For that reason, most are in the bedroom very close to the antenna.


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Posted: 01/11/20 11:01am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

mine is like bucky's and inside the upper right cabinet while facing the front.

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Posted: 01/11/20 11:19am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

OP appears to have either given up, or found it? Update?

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