Dave Solberg

An RV Antenna Booster Brings in Twice the Signal To Your Television

Dave Solberg
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Whether you’re living the RV lifestyle or you’re just using your rig as a rolling hotel, there are still parts of your home life that you won’t want to give up, and favorite television shows are near the top of the list for most people. You may be in the most beautiful wilderness in the world, but when Thursday night rolls around, you want to kick back and watch your favorite TV night entertainment. Unfortunately, if you’ve got a weak antenna you might miss out on a big cliffhanger.

An RV antenna booster can help avoid that problem before it even starts. It increases the signal strength that’s drawn into your RV antenna, increasing the number of channels you have and the clarity of the picture on whatever you’re watching.

In this video, you’ll learn how to install an RV antenna booster on your existing RV antenna with only a few simple tools. In just a few moments you’ll successfully increase your signal strength with a job a complete novice can do with no problems. In addition, you’ll learn about maintenance jobs you should do while working on the antenna: how to check the coax connection, what to do if the boots covering the connection are beginning to crack, and how to check the waterproof seal between the RV roof and the antenna pole. In just a matter of minutes, you’ll have a safer setup, plus an RV antenna booster that will make all your family members happy with the increased television reception you’ll get.

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13 Responses to “An RV Antenna Booster Brings in Twice the Signal To Your Television”

  1. Joe Eafrati

    Does it work on my low-wing-like antenna? I don't have the one that raises up. I have a 2014 Winnebago Adventurer.

  2. Donald Storck

    What if your RV does not come with an antenae? Are they available to add?

  3. Michelle Lewis

    Can u put this on a 2017


    Is this supposed better than the flat HD antenna that is supposed to be better for HD channels? Also, how critical is the aiming aspect of both antenna or should one use both in conjunction for the best possible reception?

  5. Norris Klesman

    One way to keep moisture is to use dielectric grease at the connection. This is the same material that should be used with a trailer to tow vehicle connector. It helps displace water (keep it out) and will carry the signal without effecting it. I've used it on ham radio gear and never have had water or corrosion in any connectors I've used it in. Also, the normal connectors used on the coax are designed for indoors. I have used weather resistant (nothing is weather proof) of the same type used in making coax connections to satellite dishes at home. These compression connectors, when properly installed with the correct tool (available through Amazon or home stores) will last for years of sun, rain, snow and wind. My experience is they actually outlast the sheathing of the coax, which will break down from weathering.

  6. Joe Scott

    $30.00 waste of money. Only help to increase UHF channels if it even does that. I noticed NO difference in the increase of channels or quality of reception. Sorry Winegard but it is what it is.

  7. JAMES

    I got a Fleetwood Bounder that the privies owner replaced the antenna and it leked. how do I repair the heed liner where the water damage is?

  8. EmilyMeyers

    My "Jacks Down" indicator with siren will not go off on the dashboard even after checking that they are completely up. It is tough driving with that blaring noise. Any suggestions?

  9. Dan Brophy

    Are there any boosters for stationery tv antennas?

  10. Mike

    Trying to ci,f that tv antenna booster in the video and i am having no luck help please.

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