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Could you explain where each of the four outlets are located?

1. Bedroom (direct from the Antenna power boost outlet)
2. Living room (main TV in street side wall)
3. Outside Kitchen (in ceiling)
4. ??????? (Outdoor sidewall to left of entry door)

Since the Living room, Outdoor Kitchen and Outside sidewall all feed off of the connection at the power boost there must be a splitter. The Bedroom one has always had the best picture it has Never really been as clear as when hooked directly to the Park Cable connection. The others are worse. I have removed and tightened each of these. Ends feel and appear to be crimped well but I will replace if the splitter proves to be ok.
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When in a metropolitan area you should have crystal clear HD pictures on your TVs from the roof antenna. If not, they you can work on the system without the need for a cable hookup.

If the bedroom TV does not have a good cable picture, I would replace the ends on that run for the docking station to the power supply first. Chris


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I would think any hidden splitters would be after the antenna signal booster switch, wouldn't they? If you have good, clear picture while using antenna it would seem that the park cable to the booster would be the culprit. Shouldn't be any splitters on that length of cable. If this is true then the ends on that park cable might need replacing as others mentioned.


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Update: Replaced the Antenna Boost which also has Cable connections to it. Have now stayed in 2 RV parks that we have not historically had great cable reception on more than one channel. Multiple trips to both with poor results. Both locations we had good air reception when on Antenna. Now we have excellent cable on one and near excellent on the other. In addition our outdoor TV has Very good cable when it had very poor in the past. I believe the splitter is located behind the fireplace but did not pursue once the new antenna boost solved the issue.
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Greg, did you try Me Again's suggestion.

My cable will not work worth a flip if the antenna booster is turned on.

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Dave H M: I did not need to as I only turn the antenna booster on when using air. I believe the flaw was in the booster module itself since the same wire that carries air signals carries cable signals. The module carries both signals. There must have been a stray strand of wire that interfered with the cable. All wiring except that booster module is original and now 3 TV's have very good cable reception.
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Dave H M wrote:



My cable will not work worth a flip if the antenna booster is turned on.


Funny how connecting the cable helps in receiving signals. Yes, the switch chooses with source is connected.





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Try any from ***Link Removed***this list it should do the task.

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