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Old 09-28-2016, 08:44 AM   #11
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We use the Jack Antenna often only at bedtime. Great for catching up on the local news and The Andy Griffith Show. Floyd, the barber cracks me up
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Old 09-28-2016, 10:33 AM   #12
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My concerns were unwarranted!

Just got this confirmation from Tammy...

"The Jack Antenna includes TV Ready which has an interior and exterior TV coaxial along with a 120V outlet."

Whew!!!
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Old 09-28-2016, 10:53 AM   #13
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But doesn't it feel good to panic and worry needlessly? I made it an art form when I was doing our build sheet, and for weeks after it was signed off. My wife would roll her eyes every time I started a sentence with "well, what if...".

Since getting it, my worries are gone...which has me worried!
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Old 09-28-2016, 11:14 AM   #14
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But doesn't it feel good to panic and worry needlessly? I made it an art form when I was doing our build sheet, and for weeks after it was signed off. My wife would roll her eyes every time I started a sentence with "well, what if...".

Since getting it, my worries are gone...which has me worried!
Whua-Ha-Ha!!! 👏👏👏

Your post has both my wife and I rolling on the floor! Hilarious!
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Old 02-07-2017, 05:21 PM   #15
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AC interference with Jack Antenna

Does the AC interfere with the TV signal to the Jack antenna if it is between the antenna and TV station? If not, how far above the AC unit is the Jack antenna?
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Old 02-07-2017, 06:34 PM   #16
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How would I remove the tv antenna from my roof? It came with the trailer when we snagged a 21 from someone who couldn't pay. We never watch tv and don't ever plan to. Would like it removed as it interferes with my cover.
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Old 02-07-2017, 06:55 PM   #17
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That would involve some fiberglass repair, perhaps a boat shop near by can remove and patch the hole.
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Old 02-07-2017, 07:16 PM   #18
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How would I remove the tv antenna from my roof? It came with the trailer when we snagged a 21 from someone who couldn't pay. We never watch tv and don't ever plan to. Would like it removed as it interferes with my cover.
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Have to patch over the holes. Outside you could use a sheet of plastic screwed down to the original mounting holes, sealed and painted with Krylon Fusion paint for UV protection. Nobody can see that from the ground. Inside is a different matter - maybe some kind of a stick on (either solid cover or some wonderful graphic thingy.)

Would be good to save the parts for reinstall when/if you decide to sell the rig.
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Old 02-07-2017, 07:20 PM   #19
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How would I remove the tv antenna from my roof? It came with the trailer when we snagged a 21 from someone who couldn't pay. We never watch tv and don't ever plan to. Would like it removed as it interferes with my cover.
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It is quite easy. Not sure where it is mounted in the 21, but usually the mounting bolts are inside a cabinet. If you remove the antenna, clean up the holes of any contamination, then patch with a reinforced fiberglass patching compound liks the Bondo Glass Filler, designed for single use. Within an hour you can sand smooth, then if desired or needed add a touch our paint, or gelcoat repair. Chances are, the wee patches will not even be visible.
https://www.amazon.com/Bondo-270-Sin.../dp/B00LIXEDCY
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Old 02-07-2017, 08:48 PM   #20
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jack antenna

Why not just leave it alone .When the Jack antenna works its not bad .I was one that got the bad one but its fixed now I get about 20 channels on the front drive . We like the old movies and weather channels at night . I would like to have dish network for Summer use . I believe its a easy fix to put in a different cable RU6 with special shielding to run to Jack or wineguard small dish ?
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