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dougrainer

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Went to our lot and looked at a few 2020's. The Antenna is just a simple omnidirectional. You go to the main TV area and just turn the Antenna booster ON and it does the reception. No manual or instructions needed. Doug

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dougrainer wrote:

Went to our lot andby looked at a few 2020's. The Antenna is just a simple omnidirectional. You go to the main TV area and just turn the Antenna booster ON and it does the reception. No manual or instructions needed. Doug


So when I turn on the booster and get a few pixalated pictures and 2 stations nothing else to do but get a satellite. Now that is sad. Oh did find out the antenna is made and it is not a major player.

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jolvi wrote:

dougrainer wrote:

Went to our lot andby looked at a few 2020's. The Antenna is just a simple omnidirectional. You go to the main TV area and just turn the Antenna booster ON and it does the reception. No manual or instructions needed. Doug


So when I turn on the booster and get a few pixalated pictures and 2 stations nothing else to do but get a satellite. Now that is sad. Oh did find out the antenna is made and it is not a major player.


You can tell from the design and size, the reception radius is extremely small. Good news is, you can install a regular antenna in place of this useless junk. Doug

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So when I turn on the booster and get a few pixalated pictures and 2 stations nothing else to do but get a satellite.
You most likely need a better antenna. The Winegard Sensar IV is considered the best RV TV antenna. You will have to drill a hole through your roof to install it. The instructions say to install it so that the antenna stows to the rear. This would not work for my installation so I positioned it so that the antenna stows to the side.


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The King omni antenna on our Coachmen is essentially useless unless we are camped in our backyard, which happens to be close to several TV towers.


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Tom_M wrote:

jolvi wrote:

So when I turn on the booster and get a few pixalated pictures and 2 stations nothing else to do but get a satellite.
You most likely need a better antenna. The Winegard Sensar IV is considered the best RV TV antenna. You will have to drill a hole through your roof to install it. The instructions say to install it so that the antenna stows to the rear. This would not work for my installation so I positioned it so that the antenna stows to the side.


Progressing right along. Product is made by Steiner Enterprises Lafayette Indiana. Sent email to A person there and basically he stated that they have no documentation for end user. Great plan Person at Jayco has A bit of information but can't figure out how to get it to me. But then again someone at Jayco says that the manufacturer is Steinert Technologies.

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I don't understand why you need documentation. It is a simple cheap omnidirectional Antenna. There are no user settings or ways to change its operation. Doug

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I don't understand why you need documentation. It is a simple cheap omnidirectional Antenna. There are no user settings or ways to change its operation. Doug

So Doug when you said you went out to your 2020's on the lot so are you and employee of a dealership? Just curious as if you are then if someone asks about the television do you just say on or off just a simple reciever, radio same thing, stove, pump heck all of the stuff in an RV according to you statement is cheap no instructions needed. I am one of those people who like to know a product and how it functions maybe too many years in a the digital electronics world but I guess that is my problem. Good luck to you and your endeavors in life it is after all you are born you live you die simple on off no directions needed.

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jolvi wrote:

dougrainer wrote:

I don't understand why you need documentation. It is a simple cheap omnidirectional Antenna. There are no user settings or ways to change its operation. Doug

So Doug when you said you went out to your 2020's on the lot so are you and employee of a dealership? Just curious as if you are then if someone asks about the television do you just say on or off just a simple reciever, radio same thing, stove, pump heck all of the stuff in an RV according to you statement is cheap no instructions needed. I am one of those people who like to know a product and how it functions maybe too many years in a the digital electronics world but I guess that is my problem. Good luck to you and your endeavors in life it is after all you are born you live you die simple on off no directions needed.


I am a technician(40 years). I understand you want documentation. But, it is not needed once you have the parameters. At this point you and I have more knowledge on this Antenna than probably anybody in the USA including Jayco. Doug

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