For years, the traditional batwing antenna has been the go-to choice for RVers who like to enjoy a little TV at the campground. This model enjoyed a great run of success, for it’s time for a newer, more reliable alternative. Enter the RAYZAR Z-1 from Winegard. This permanently mounted antenna stands at just 8.4-inches and completely changes the way you broadcast live TV to your RV. With the Z-1, the days of getting up on the roof to fold and unfold your antenna each time you dock are long past.
Installing the Z-1 is a fairly user-friendly process, but to make sure you get everything right the first time around, expert Dave Solberg walks you through a step-by-step demonstration for affixing the antenna to your roof and wiring it through to your TV. He shows you how to utilize your previous antenna’s base, and explains why it’s important to apply the proper sealant for your specific kind of roof. You should be able to complete most aspects of the installation on your own, but may need an extra set of hands for one or two steps. Thanks to the Z-1, you can enjoy clear picture anywhere you go!
wil it work in SOUTH AFRICA
With this Z-1 antenna, would the power booster that came with my 2014 Winnebago be utilized? Factory put a bat-wing antenna on my roof. I’ve had dealer look at it twice as well as two independent technicians, but no one can figure out why I can’t get any channels – or only a few UHF channels. I get zero reception at my house ( i’m only about 20 miles from Los Angeles so I should get great reception). The audio guy at my current storage place got perfect reception. So did an audio tech that my former research place. The dealer said the TV works fine for them, but when I picked up the RV there is no reception at the dealership and they told me I had to bring it back after Christmas to be looked at again. Through phone calls and emails, Winnebago confirmed that I am correctly following the instructions on the power boost, rotating antenna, and scanning for channels, but I still get either no channels or get a few UHF channels. Sometimes I get a few UHF channels on the bedroom TV but not on the living room TV. RV Storage suggested I have batwing replaced but I didn’t know what antenna would be better.