Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 02-24-2016, 06:03 PM   #1
TorpedoFamily
 
Torpedo Family's Avatar

 
2005 30' Classic
Currently Looking...
2005 39' Land Yacht 390 XL 396
Ozark , Alabama
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 55
TV antenna

I want to put a over the air antenna on the outside of the MoHo and can not get any signal from the outside jack to the television. Is this for CABLE only? Does it need boosting? I will share the results when accomplished.
__________________

__________________
Torpedo Family is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2016, 06:33 PM   #2
Rivet Master
 
SteveH's Avatar
 
2005 39' Land Yacht 390 XL 396
Common Sense , Texas
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 5,311
Ours came with the roof mounted antenna. It is over the bedroom. The push button switch on the coaxial cable output plate that turns on the little LED light switches from cable to the antenna. Light on=antenna. Light off=cable.
__________________

__________________
Regards,
Steve
SteveH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2016, 12:23 PM   #3
4 Rivet Member
 
israndy's Avatar
 
2005 39' Skydeck
Alameda , California
Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 418
Images: 2
Blog Entries: 1
Technically I believe that light indicates amplification of the antenna, certainly by NOT amplifying it you will have less interference with the cable signal, but I do not believe it is a switch. If you have a signal pulled in to your analog tuner on your TV (that no one has anymore) and you turn the light out it will get snowier, but it will not go out. Now since we all have digital TVs tuning digital TV stations you will likely see the signal be fine and then there is no signal when the light is out, but you are just as likely to have signal and continue to have signal when you turn the light off as the digital signal is really strong in most cities.

-Randy
__________________
2007 LTV Serenity beater 2005 Airstream SkyDeck
Also a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2000 Honda Hybrid Insight, new 2013 Volvo C70 hardtop convertible
And all electric: a 2012 Mitsubishi i-Miev and two 2007 Vectrix VX1 motorcycles, waiting in line for the Model ☰
israndy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2016, 01:19 PM   #4
Rivet Master
 
SteveH's Avatar
 
2005 39' Land Yacht 390 XL 396
Common Sense , Texas
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 5,311
Actually, the light does indicate power applied to the antenna amplifier, but the button also switches input between antenna and cable.
__________________
Regards,
Steve
SteveH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2016, 05:01 PM   #5
ShinyPete
 
ShinyPete's Avatar
 
2014 27' Flying Cloud
Bushnell , Florida
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 317
Have you tried the TV directly to that antenna, without going through the M/H cable(s)? Could just be antenna alignment. The digital bands are so narrow, moving our roof mounted antenna 1/2" can lose/gain signals. If the M/H cable passes a cable TV signal, it ought to pass an antenna signal (once proven to be there).

Hope this helps.
__________________
ShinyPete is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Antenna Removal & Replacement with Cell/Wifi Antenna BoldAdventure Electronics & Connectivity 10 08-14-2017 08:24 AM
Pulling the Air TV Antenna Replace With A Satellite Antenna Chuhhuniban Electronics & Connectivity 9 03-23-2015 01:43 PM
Motorized TV Antenna Crystaljean22 Mechanics Corner - Engines, Transmission & More... 8 07-16-2007 11:30 AM
Rear TV Antenna Outlet lbrodsky 2001 Safari 11 12-15-2002 03:37 AM
TV Antenna wiring??? tenrsingr Audio, Video & TV 6 05-06-2002 03:16 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.