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I have a metal roof, if I put this in the attic will it still work?
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Can i use the same cable from my old dish when i remove it, so as to feed the whole house, and where would put use the amp?
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What is the published range on this model?
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on the model 702F CANT SEEM TO GET RECEPTION. NEED HELP
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will this work with older tv's
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Can this also pick up VHF channels? I noticed two in my area are listed as VHF while the others are UHF
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Want to know can you watch different stations on each tv that is hook up

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RCA RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV

Boost your UHF, VHF and FM signals with this RCA Outdoor Antenna. With a UHF range of up to 35 miles and a VHF/FM range of up to 60 miles, this HDTV, UHF and VHF Antenna can be used almost anywhere. This Outdoor TV Antenna also has swing-out, snap-lock elements, and a matching transformer is included. This antenna can also be used for fringe-area reception.
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Questions & Answers for RCA RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV

Question

Can you connect more than 1 tv to this antenna

asked 4 years, 10 months ago
By
fryfry
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes,Just Use A Splitter,Can Get Them At Radio Shack,Places Like That,
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Nemorator
 - Dayton,Ohio
answer 2
We currently have four TVs attached with great reception.
answered 4 years ago
By
agi1
answer 3
Just buy a splitter at your local hardware store (6-10 bucks). I've got 3 TVs working off mine.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
TimSul
 - Coastal Central Florida
answer 4
YES...IF YOU USE A SIGNAL SPLITTER .
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
TVperfection
 - Longview, TX.
answer 5
Not out of the box, but you can with a coaxial splitter (from Radio Shack?).
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
muchomagic
answer 6
yes. You would need a splitter. Walmart sells a 4 or 5 way splitter for about $6 and also sells a 2 way splitter. I've read that you may need an amplifier if you split it to several TVs, or if your cable run is long. I used a 50 foot coax and did not split it. My signal strength was so good I think I could easily spit it to two TVs without a need for an amp. You can buy an amp for about $20 at Walmart, but it runs on 110 power. That is another good reason to put it in the attic as it is usually easier to run power in the attic than it is outside on the roof. If you have a light bulb in the attic, Lowe's sells a screw in adaptor that gives you a plug in at the light bulb fixture.
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
By
MSforestry
 - Jackson, MS
Question

Does this antenna receive channels 2-69 or just 7-69?

asked 2 years, 6 months ago
By
jay789
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
2-69 if they are in range
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
stuckwith
answer 2
I am receiving 2-65
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
MrMugzi
answer 3
2-69
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
jimsan40
 - Toledo,OH
answer 4
2-69 i get 63 channels
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
joeskb
 - hampton,ga
answer 5
Since the antenna is described as UHF/VHF, it is capable of receiving stations broadcasting in either frequency. Channels 2-6 are said to be in 'low VHF' while channels from 8-13 are in 'high VHF'. Channels 14-69 are all in the UHF spectrum. Some channels that have previously broadcast in the VHF spectrum prior to the digital rollout have actually changed to the UHF frequencies and taken advantage of a higher power output.
In the Houston, TX area, for example, there are only 3 stations that continue to broadcast in VHF: 8, 11, & 13. These stations are also the most troublesome to receive for viewers more than 30 miles away because they all transmit at a low power output of 17-22kW compared to 233kW-1000kW for UHF stations. Channel 2, however, actually broadcasts at 35 and has 1,000kW of power output.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
iSIGnaFi
 - Southeast Texas
Question

can i hook this up to my cables that are ran for Cable and hook up multiple tv's to it. I presently have cable but am lookng for ways to save money

and I really don't understand all this technical stuff.
asked 4 years ago
By
blueyes6729
 - okmulgee, ok
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
better check with a local installer. the antenna may not be able to give you enough signal and poor installation will leave you most unhappy.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
stuckwith
answer 2
I hooked this up to my existing cables, used a signal booster and run on multiple tv's.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Frank1111
 - Michigan, U.P
answer 3
Yes the same coaxial cable will work fine
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
juydsvbgf
 - Covington Ga
answer 4
Yes You Can,I Have My Antennae On a 40 Ft Tower With a Rotery/With Remote,I Can Pick Up Quite A Few Channels,For Free,I Hate Cable Prices,
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Nemorator
 - Dayton,Ohio
answer 5
Yes, where your cable comes into the house you probably have a splitter, you should be able to attach the antenna there. We run four TVs with a one to three way splitter where the antenna comes into the house and use an additional one to two splitter within the house between two adjoining rooms.
answered 4 years ago
By
agi1
Question

Which end of antenna points towards station?

asked 4 years, 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
4 answers
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answer 1
The small end
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
juydsvbgf
 - Covington Ga
answer 2
the widest end is the back of the antenna, the front end has two elements that fold out about to form a "V" about 3 feet behind the tip. Best advice is to adjust antenna to get best overall signal and and tighten to mast in that position.
answered 4 years ago
By
agi1
answer 3
The smallest end.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
TimSul
 - Coastal Central Florida
answer 4
SMALL END .
answered 4 years, 5 months ago
By
TVperfection
 - Longview, TX.
Question

how long is the mast?

asked 3 years ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
4 answers
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answer 1
about five feet
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
stuckwith
answer 2
I think it's 5 feet
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
MrMugzi
answer 3
5 Feet
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
juydsvbgf
 - Covington Ga
answer 4
5ft
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
foxhound72
Question

CAN ANTENNA GO IN ATTIC

CAN ANTENNA GO IN ATTIC
asked 4 years, 4 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
4 answers
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answer 1
Yes, I have installed in my attic between my trusses. It makes installation a little more difficult but my picture quality is excellent.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
Frank1111
 - Michigan, U.P
answer 2
Probably if you don't have metallic roofing or siding materials. Mine works well 4o miles from the station lust laying flat on the ceiling joists above my garage.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
juydsvbgf
 - Covington Ga
answer 3
I put mine in my attic since I live in a hurricane area. It works very well. I dont know if it would have worked any better outside. But I do know I have no breaking up or digitizing of the picture going on.

I have a wood and shingle roof. I would not put it in the attic if I had a metal roof.
answered 3 years ago
By
Meamigo
 - Jacksonville NC
answer 4
TV signals do not pass thru metal well. Unless you have alunimum siding on wour house, it should work about as well as it would outside.
answered 4 years, 4 months ago
By
wotnnc
Question

I have an abandoned DirectTV dish, can I use the cable from it?

It looks like a normal coax cable. The dish is mounted on a heavy duty tripod bracket on the roof and I want to hang my antenna from it after discarding the dish parts. Can I just use the same cable they left behind? It already runs to a splitter and then to my TVs.
asked 2 years, 6 months ago
By
jimdwa
 - Kentucky
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
the dish cables are good for dtv, however if they are old the connectors should have a good water tight cover. the worst problem with cable is water inside the jacket. ruins the impeadance. check with dtv.gov and check out signal levels. you may need an amp to give the split tvs enough signal. P.S. don't use an amp if it is not necessary, it may add noise to the signal.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
stuckwith
answer 2
yes
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
By
jimsan40
 - Toledo,OH
answer 3
Yes you can.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
ke4vbg
answer 4
Yes. The cables and connectors are the same.
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
By
iSIGnaFi
 - Southeast Texas
Question

Does the transformer require power?

If the transformer is powered, is it insdie or outside? How is it powered, and does it get turned on and off like the TV or does it stay on forvever??
asked 5 years, 6 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Transformer is not powered. It converts signal from two wire connection to coax type connector.
answered 4 years ago
By
agi1
answer 2
there is nothing that plugs into the wall... only the transformer that converts two screws into a 75 ohm coax cable hookup.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
By
burns25
answer 3
No. The transformer is a passive component, requiring no power.
answered 5 years, 5 months ago
By
MaestroEngineer
 - Grand Rapids, MI
Question

If I have a satelite hooked up to y tv, can I just plug the antenna into the cable from the satelite?

Instead of having to run a whole new line, I was wondering if the plug in is the same as my satelite dish, and if I could just unpug the satelite cable, and plug it in to antenna?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
Sissie65
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes, but make sure the satellite equipment is not connected. if the antenna uses screw terminals for twin lead, it is likely 300 ohms and will need a balun to change to 75 ohms with an f connector like on the tv.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
stuckwith
answer 2
Yes they both use the same cable.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
wirenut99
 - Northeast TN
answer 3
yes you can but make sure you uses a 2ghz Splitter/Combiner if you uses none 2ghz splitter you will loss sat signal
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
N3090n3
Question

What is the length of the mast????

asked 4 years, 10 months ago
By
johnboy59
on RCA Outdoor 60 Mile Antenna With Mast - UHF, VHF and HDTV
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
less than 5 feet.
answered 4 years ago
By
agi1
answer 2
About 5 feet or so
answered 4 years, 8 months ago
By
muchomagic
answer 3
its somewhere around 6'
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
By
burns25
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