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Old 08-30-2013, 08:13 AM   #1
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We happen to be at a campground with cable hookup, which we have never tried, so I bought a length of cable. I have tried every combination on the outside and inside connections with booster on and off, and still get low signal strength message on the screen. Very frustrating. The TV has worked in my driveway through the antenna so I don't think it is the TV. I don't really have a way to see if I actually have a signal coming out of the campground box.
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Old 08-30-2013, 09:01 AM   #2
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booster must be off. make sure TV is set to cable and sometimes you still have to do a channel search. double check your connections as well.
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Old 08-30-2013, 09:10 AM   #3
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Did you set your Tv back to cable from the Antenna setting? You find that in the tv remote menu.
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:19 AM   #4
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I had a bad cable connection from the outside to the booster. same results as you have had. It was fixed under warrantee so I don't know what was actually the problem.

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The first thing I would do is go nextdoor to your neighbor at the campground, and ask how good is their reception.
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Old 08-30-2013, 10:01 PM   #6
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Well, I getting something now. Playing with the TV was the key. Have 12 channels which I assume are coming in on cable. I should have written down the steps because we won't be in too many places with cable. Thanks everyone for the help.
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I do a channel search at every CG. you have too as not all cable providers use the same frequecies and or bandwidths
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Don't you have a coax input to your trailer that is straight through to a coax fitting at your tv? I have a 2010 Cruiser and at the entertainment center I have 2 coax connectors, one coming through the amplifier, and one that is straight through from an outside fitting. The one that is straight through (not going through the amplifier) is designed for satellite antennas or cable.

I don't think you want to run a cable tv signal through an amplifier, either turned on or off. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

Of course the signal input of your tv must be set correctly as mentioned above. Good luck.


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I had the same problem this past week, then I asked the RV next to me. They laughed and said most of the campgrounds they have been at, including the KOA we were at have low signal strength and bad picture quality. I will try it again when I have a known good cable signal.
But on the plus side, at several camgrounds I was able to pull in between 4 and 15 good strength signals from the over the air stations!



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Qoute: Pulpwood007 mrntioned<br style=": rgb251, 251, 253;">I don't think you want to run a cable tv signal through an amplifier, either turned on or off. Please correct me if I'm wrong</span>
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