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Old 08-12-2014, 01:54 PM   #1
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RV antenna feedback

Anybody happen to have any feedback on Jack RV Antennas? I have the Sensar IV antenna head with the wingman. It is decent for the most part, but if I can upgrade to something better I would. Thanks.

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Old 08-12-2014, 03:55 PM   #2
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There is lots of debate on rv.net about this.

I have the Jack and we love it. But I don't think you're going to see better results with it than what you have, just different maybe. Are you using a signal strength finder? I have a Sure Lock Signal Strength finder. In one place we camp I get 15 stations where I only got 3 stations with the old bat wing antenna. But without the signal finder I'd be guessing where to point the antenna. I'd try that first.

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Old 08-12-2014, 06:17 PM   #3
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I've been down that road last summer. You may find this previous thread intersting reading:

Jack vs "Bat-wing' Winegard antennas
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Old 08-12-2014, 08:33 PM   #4
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We love the jack works alot better than wing type
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Old 08-12-2014, 09:26 PM   #5
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We use the simple batwing style that was already installed. Last trip we received 40 digital and 1 analog station. We were happy with that because we only needed the weather, too busy enjoying to watch TV.
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