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Old 06-16-2012, 07:21 AM   #1
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My Jensen TV antenna is mounted near the left rear part of the roof on my 2011 Cruiser and I seem to have a lot of problems getting local stations unless I am really close to the source. Other people with the old standby, Wingard antenna,get them fine. Anybody else having this problem?
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Old 06-16-2012, 08:28 AM   #2
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That is a common problem with the Jensen antenna. I think that anyone who has one has that issue. We carry a satellite dish and receiver so that we can have tv when camping.
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I would sure hope that the new antennas would get as they are going to be on all the new trailers. Satellite is nice but if you are away from your home area you still need something to get local TV. Where I live Digital is almost none and you are out of luck if you go someplace that does not have cable.
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I had mentioned this last week too - the reception on the newer antennas on the trailers really stinks. Thinking about just making one of my own, and mounting temporary when I go somewhere.

I also wonder with many of the parks, it's really nice to be in the shade and trees, and I'm afraid this will just prevent getting a good satellite signal, along with the local Digital channels!

Anyone have experience with the DirectTV satellite dishes and trees in the campgrounds?





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We've been carrying a DirecTV satellite dish and receiver with us for about 15 years and yes there are times that I have not been able to get a signal due to the campsite being in a heavily wooded area. I will say that 95% of the time I can get a signal. Sometimes you just have to be patient and find that small opening that a signal can get through. The times you can't get a signal are the times to read a good book or sit by the campfire in the evening.
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I also carry a Dish ant and receiver. In dense forest you may not get all the sat's but can get at least one to get something that is better than none.
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we have the Vue Qube and so far I have been able to get around all of the trees, one time it took a little work





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