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Old 03-28-2014, 05:51 PM   #1
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Poor digital tv signal reception in bedroom

Hi everyone.
We put a small tv in the room, but it is only capturing few channels.
The booster is on and the tv in the living room gets most of the channels, but in the room only gets 4 channels. Do I news to get an additional booster for the room? Or the tv is a little old?

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Old 03-28-2014, 06:13 PM   #2
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You need to check the cable connections at the tv and at the booster, look into the end of the wire and besure that there's no shielding shorting out the connection. Also if the connections are not tight you will loose signal strength.

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Old 03-29-2014, 09:19 AM   #3
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Are you using the antenna or cable? Is your bedroom TV digital?
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Old 03-29-2014, 09:43 AM   #4
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Yes..it is digital ready, but only takes 4 channels..however it is a 2009 tv so I am thinking that this is one of those models when digital signal came out and my not be strong enough to obtain the reception. The tv that came with the camper in the living room has more than 15 digital channels
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Old 03-29-2014, 10:44 AM   #5
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How about moving the small bedroom TV (temporarily) and connecting it to the antenna that usually goes to the living room TV? If the bedroom TV still gets poor reception, you would know that the problem is the TV; if the bedroom TV gets good reception, that would point to an issue with the cabling or connectors to the bedroom TV.
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Old 03-30-2014, 06:12 AM   #6
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I am sure you did, a scan on the bedroom TV. But just thought I would mention it. RVhiker had a good idea, then you know if it is the TV or wiring.

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