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Old 12-04-2021, 06:06 PM   #1
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Satellite/ Cable TV wiring help

Hello everyone, I'll try to make this as short as possible. We just purchased a 2021 Sunseeker 3010 class c . It is equipped with a Winegard 360 roof top OTA antenna and a standard park cable TV jack.
We have a Dish Network Tailgater dish and 2 Wally receivers.
We are looking for a solution to seamlessly pull in and hook up the park cable and satellite dish and be able to switch between the two.
Our previous rv was a Keystone Bullitt equipped with the Key TV system that would allow you to do this (supposedly) but we never tried to use a satellite dish with it.
I can purchase a complete Key TV system and I have the ability to install it but just wanted to hear everyone's input on it. Thanks so much.
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Old 12-04-2021, 06:48 PM   #2
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The best way to avoid issues with too many cable connections.....connect the Wally directly to the TV with an HDMI cable and then run a new coax cable from the Wally to a connection point somewhere on the outside of the coach. This connection would only be used for the tailgator dish. This way, all your systems are still intact and no interference from splitters that may be used throughout the coach by the manufacturer.
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Old 12-04-2021, 07:53 PM   #3
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What Don said is the solution, especially since tailgators have a weak signal that don't take well to a lot of splitting and connecting. JMHO
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+3 on running a separate coax for the Tailgater.
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Old 12-05-2021, 10:18 AM   #5
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Thanks guy's. I didn't consider the weak signal strength of the tailgator. It looks like a dedicated Sat. port is the best route to take.
Guess I'll dig out the fish tape and drill and have some fun !
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