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Old 11-18-2015, 04:54 PM   #1
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Cable does not work

I bought a 2014 International Signature. When I attach the cable to outside connector I do not get a signal. When I run the cable inside directly to the TV I get a signal. Any ideas? Thanks.
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Old 11-18-2015, 05:17 PM   #2
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There is a pushbutton on an antenna connector plate somewhere in your trailer. It may be at your TV, or somewhere else. For antenna the pushbutton must be in and the green LED on. For cable the pushbutton out and the green LED off. You will also have to scan for channels each time you change from one to the other.

On the newer trailers like yours there is also a connector plate for satellite connection. For cable operation without satellite the two connectors on that plate must have a jumper cable between them.

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Old 11-18-2015, 05:17 PM   #3
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Make sure ant booster is off. Mine has a green light when on.


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Check to make sure the amplifier thingy is not turned on. It is located behind the tv, not the easiest to get to. There is a small light that comes on when it is on. This is used when the antennae is all you are using.
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Old 11-19-2015, 12:14 PM   #6
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Hi,

My husband and I just had this same problem. We were at a KOA and they offered cable, so we purchased the wire and hooked up. Nothing! Called the TV company, who couldn't help. Finally, Facebook Airstream Adventures came up with the solution. I'm passing it on to you.

We have the same year and model that you have. Behind the flat screen in the main part of the cabinet, you'll see the plug that can't be used for anything... Above that and behind the set, there is a white place cover with a small button. I couldn't see it well because of the location. Just push that once to turn the cable on. Of course, you have to program your channels on the remote for cable. Once you've done that, you should be good to go. I never saw any light, just felt the plate and found the button to push.

Be sure you push that button again once you're on the road. I forgot what would happen, but I know I didn't want to leave it engaged. It was great having cable!! I hope this is standard in each unit of the same model and year.

Good luck!

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No cable reception

Could there be another issue? I have a 2012 FC, can get no cable reception inside . I replaced the exterior cable, hooked it up to the cg owner's portable tv; he got perfect reception on his tv, but when he hooked the cable to my exterior connector, nada. (We did the antenna button thing, by the way.) so, could my exterior connection port be the problem? I see no corrosion.
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And another thing within this subject. When using the TV antenna with the booster on reception is great. If a channel is on the air we can see it. With the booster off and on cable the front TV occasionally turns itself off. (Eh!) The rear TV works fine throughout.

Next time I'm in the trailer I'll follow Andi's suggestion look for a button on the back of the front TV. With this intermittent problem I suspect this is yet a different cause.

Any ideas out there? OK. How 'bout solutions?
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