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Old 06-19-2013, 04:11 AM   #1
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Anyone have any luck getting reception on these antennas? No good at all compared to our old Winegard antenna.
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Old 06-19-2013, 04:33 AM   #2
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Of any post I haveseen on any forum about these antennas I have yet tosee a good one. I guess this was another way to cut cost at the customers expense.
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Old 06-19-2013, 04:43 AM   #3
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We have the same problem with ours as lots of others do. Very poor or no reception at all in the same areas where we used to get good reception with the old Winegard. I emailed Crossroads and got a reply but no satisfaction.The dealer does not return calls or emails. I think there should be a recall on the lot of them and a free replacement offered. ...Al
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Old 06-19-2013, 06:15 AM   #4
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I had one on my previous trailer (Gulfstream), and it had no reception in my area. Called manufacturer and they said it had about 20mile range.
New trailer has crank up Winegard and it is awesome!
It would be worth looking into an upgrade if you want to watch tv.
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Old 06-19-2013, 06:42 AM   #5
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Mine is under warranty and I am trying to get Crossroads to do something. We haveowned 4 others with the Winegard. I agree the Winegard is a good one....Al
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Old 06-19-2013, 07:06 AM   #6
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Ours has the crank up Winegard and I added a Wingman to it which really helped bring inHD channels.
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Old 06-19-2013, 07:59 AM   #7
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I live in rural eastern Canada. Only digital "over the air" channels in this area, and only in major centres. However last weekend I did manage to pull in 2 digital channels from 40 miles away and they were extremely clear. Same quality as digital cable quality.
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I guess I should clarify my statement about the Wingman add on. It not only helps pull in more HD channels but also regular channels as well. Plus it makes them all clearer. If you have the crank up Winegard this add on was well worth it for us. We have a Directv dish but sometimes I like to get the local stations where we are parked for weather and such on the bedroom TV.
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:12 AM   #9
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Some people have installed the Winegard to replace the useless Jensen and I would gladly do that at my expense if I had enough information to do this. Al
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:29 AM   #10
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Well, at least I know I'm not alone! Where our antenna is mounted, the hand crank Winegard just wouldn't work. I would have to have a step ladder to reach it. I did a little reading, and Winegard makes an electric crank up antenna. Here. Only problem will be running control wiring. Also, we have the satellite prep, which is near the entertainment center. It might be a little simpler to access. Wow, the motorized antenna $345 on Amazon.com! Might have to try the old rabbit ears with tin foil trick!


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