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Old 09-05-2018, 08:02 AM   #11
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Iíd remove the OTA amp fr9m the wall and usually stuffed down inside wall is a splitter.. Iíd check F connector on coax going from that splitter to main TV
Thanks! My connections are in the ceiling and Iím having a hell of a time trying to fish out that splitter.
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Old 09-05-2018, 02:47 PM   #12
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Found the problem. Fished out the splitter and the main tv cable is totally missing. Now the issue is finding the missing end up in the ceiling. Canít feel it with my fingers. Ugh! May have to call an expert with a camera to find it.
Sh**! Arenít RVs fun!

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Old 09-05-2018, 04:39 PM   #13
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`You can get inspection cameras that use your cell phone for $20. Comes in handy for lots of stuff.
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Old 09-06-2018, 06:24 AM   #14
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I was having the same issue so this weekend I spent the day troubleshooting the wiring. What I found with my 25RES was that they had tied the stereo antenna input into the coax cable run using some type of antenna to coax adapter cable and a splitter. Once I pulled that adapter cable and the splitter out of the cable run the static on my main tv was gone and the picture was similar to the bedroom tv now.
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Old 09-13-2018, 01:33 PM   #15
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I had to install a separate satellite connection for the main TV only. The "one" connection we have is for cable and digital antenna only with a switch to go from one to the other.
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Old 09-13-2018, 02:03 PM   #16
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The OTA and CATV cables are RG-59 and won't convey satellite TV signals. You need RG-6 for that. Also, if you go into an autoparts store, you can buy a small inspection mirror which is a small round mirror that sits on a telescoping stalk and these are good for looking up into the ceiling void. Just stick a small flashlight in there and you can see what there is to see pretty decently. They are cheaper than cameras.
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Old 09-13-2018, 02:35 PM   #17
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The OTA and CATV cables are RG-59 and won't convey satellite TV signals. You need RG-6 for that. Also, if you go into an autoparts store, you can buy a small inspection mirror which is a small round mirror that sits on a telescoping stalk and these are good for looking up into the ceiling void. Just stick a small flashlight in there and you can see what there is to see pretty decently. They are cheaper than cameras.
Both RG-59 and RG-6 are the same impedance of 75 ohms. RG-6 has a more robust shielding. HD TV signals use to call for quad shielded RG-6.

However: "There are "quad shielded" cables that have an extra layer of foil and braid shielding and can offer better protection. However, newer coaxial cables can use a 95% braid to perform better without the extra bulk and weight of quad shielded cables."

"The first obvious difference between RG59 and RG6 is the diameter of the cables themselves. Standard RG59 coax has a 20 AWG copper center conductor and RG6 coax has an larger 18 AWG copper center conductor, offering higher bandwidth and longer distance capability."

"RG6 cable is heavier gauge and has insulation and shielding tuned for high-bandwidth, high-frequency applications such as Internet, Cable TV, and Satellite TV signals. If you aren’t sure which cable to get, then RG6 cable is your best bet."

"RG59 cable is thinner and is recommended in low bandwidth and lower frequency applications such as analog video and CCTV installations"

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Old 09-14-2018, 07:50 AM   #18
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I had a problem with the antenna amp/switch box myself on my previous TT. When turning the antenna amp off to use cable, I still had interference from the amp. My dealer installed a small on/off flip switch on the plate to kill the 12V power to the amp. solved the problem. On my 2014 High Country 5'er, there is no sat TV jack, only cable jack. Attached is a file I got from Keystone many moons ago:
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I had a problem with the antenna amp/switch box myself on my previous TT. When turning the antenna amp off to use cable, I still had interference from the amp. My dealer installed a small on/off flip switch on the plate to kill the 12V power to the amp. solved the problem. On my 2014 High Country 5'er, there is no sat TV jack, only cable jack. Attached is a file I got from Keystone many moons ago:
Did you upload the pdf? When I try to open it my computer looks to my hard drive for the file.
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