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Old 10-20-2014, 07:05 PM   #21
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I've got 12v to the wall panel. The "cig lighter" socket works and the green light lights up when I press the button. Could the wall panel be defective and its not transmitting to the cable? How do I test if the cable is getting 12V, other than going up on the roof? If so, where do I connect the leads from the voltmeter?

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Old 10-20-2014, 08:37 PM   #22
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I've got 12v to the wall panel. The "cig lighter" socket works and the green light lights up when I press the button. Could the wall panel be defective and its not transmitting to the cable? How do I test if the cable is getting 12V, other than going up on the roof? If so, where do I connect the leads from the voltmeter?

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I would think you could take a voltmeter and check the cable out put at the wall plate. The center should be hot and the outside part should be the ground, if you have 12v. there then you would need to check the cable on the roof.

I would call Customer Service, hope this helps, this is from Jacks web site.

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Old 10-21-2014, 09:19 AM   #23
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When the light is on on the tv panel, you should see 12vdc on the roof going into the antenna head to power the antenna. Just take it loose and check the coax center conductor to shield.
Bad , wet or loose coax connectors can affect this voltage.
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Old 10-25-2014, 01:02 PM   #24
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We camp around a lot of hills, our jay flight came with a winegard antenna, I added a wingman on it and still had trouble picking up the local TV stations, sometimes I was not able to get anything.

I replaced it with a jack antenna, now I get all of the local stations and all of the UHF stations as well, in the same places where I couldn't pick up anything before. I get a total of 27 stations now.
Does tha Jack antenna fold down flat when traveling? Thinking of replacing my OEM Wingaurd with one but need it to fold down on my HTT.
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Does tha Jack antenna fold down flat when traveling? Thinking of replacing my OEM Wingaurd with one but need it to fold down on my HTT.
Pic #1 does, this is the one I have.
Pic #2 does not.
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Thanks for the picture ! Good info
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Old 10-26-2014, 12:47 PM   #27
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Thanks for the info. Pic #1 is what I am considering.
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Thanks for the information. Pic 1 the King Jack head assembly will replace my Wingman
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Turns out I WAS getting 12v to the antenna after all. The red light is clearly visible in the dark - just couldn't see it in daylight.

I'm still getting only 1 channel, but it is consistent quality. All in all, the Jack antenna is better than the OEM. My valley and mountain is just a hard nut to crack I guess.
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Turns out I WAS getting 12v to the antenna after all. The red light is clearly visible in the dark - just couldn't see it in daylight.

I'm still getting only 1 channel, but it is consistent quality. All in all, the Jack antenna is better than the OEM. My valley and mountain is just a hard nut to crack I guess.
Something just don't seem right, we have camped in places where I couldn't pick up even one channel before I installed the jack, I mean way down in some big valleys, but after I installed the jack, I could pick up a lot of channels. In the same places where I couldn't get anything before.
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