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Old 05-06-2012, 10:38 AM   #1
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TV Antenna

Need to run coax for two TV jacks in a 1972 Tradewind. What is the best way to do this? There is not an antenna on top of the trailer (the base is there -- can I tie onto the wire that is in the base and run the coax? Thanks for your help.

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Old 05-06-2012, 11:07 AM   #2
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Consider an amplified Winegard Sensar with a add on for the higher frequency band stations. If you use the existing wiring you will need a 75 to 300 ohm transformer. It is very hard to fish a coaxial cable through the shell. I ran coaxial through the roof near the refrigerator vent.

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I have a '77 24ft RBT Argosy, with the same issue, the "head" of the antenna is there, but not the mast or the antenna..I though it looked easy enough to perhaps,,duct tape? the end of a coax onto the 300ohm wire and pull it thru? but your saying it's not as easy as that?? would the transformer work as good as a true coax?
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