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Old 09-13-2016, 01:34 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Loosenuts View Post
FWIW, I have a 2016 28RLS and the entertainment unit sits just outside the bathroom and shares a wall with the bathroom. I realized it was about 2 feet from that wall to the roof vent. I drilled a small hole from inside the entertainment unit up through the ceiling. I removed the inside part of the vent to gain access to the space in the ceiling then I fished the antenna cable through that hole and through the ceiling over the the vent in the bathroom. I was going to go out the vent and epoxy (or use silicone) the antenna to the roof just outside the vent. But then I realized the bar across the vent that holds the fan was metal and magnetic (I'm using the car antenna). So I clicked it on there and I get all 3 bars. No muss, no fuss and I didn't have to drill any holes to the outside!
Good idea! I plan on adding an exterior antenna myself. I'll have to rethink my plan and copy this idea. Thanks!

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Old 09-20-2016, 01:24 PM   #12
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When I did mine I went down the same access hole for the roof mounted auto sat dish.. Mounted the antenna on the roof behind a vent cover.. works great and no leaks ...

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