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Old 06-27-2019, 12:08 AM   #1
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Direct TV set up

We are considering adding Direct TV to our 5th wheel. We're looking for something we can take dry camping. We've looked on Amazon and only get more confused by the SWM tech verbage. What's the best and easiest set up for DTV? And can we use the connections that came with the coach on the outside or do we need to hook it up directly from the dish to the TV?
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Old 06-27-2019, 06:53 AM   #2
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Dish Network is more RV user friendly. Have you considered them?
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Old 06-27-2019, 08:49 AM   #3
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Have used Directv for years, never a problem. Outside we go from the antenna to the sat hookups in the convenience center. Inside we use the coach connection path to the receiver and then out to the TV. Unlike some, we have never had problems with coach coax wiring.
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Old 06-27-2019, 11:26 AM   #4
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Ransal: what is the year and model of your RV? It makes a great deal of difference. I have run DirecTV for 14 years in two RVs. DirecTV has some challenges depending on what you want to do. If you don't care about HD, then it is easy. But that will change soon as DTV moves most everything to HD.
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