The RV satellite antennas are of three types, i.e., cable TV antenna, radio antenna, and Internet antenna. The variants of these systems are those available in fixed and portable forms. Reception of proper signal through these antennas depends on the type of service carrier, the antenna, and also the type of signal that one is trying to find.
Here is a list of different systems available in the market. Information about these products is presented in a short and understandable format.
TracStar SV360 Dual
The TracStar SV360 Dual is a popular product used for recreational vehicles (RVs) buses, houseboats, and even yachts. It is also good for emergency responders. This is because, information about scene of event can be obtained and quick response on the basis of this news can be initiated. There is a 4 Port Multiswitch, which proves to be useful for connecting additional receiver boxes. This product is priced at USD 2595.
King Dome In Motion 9754 series
This is compatible with HD. The DVB technology enables positive satellite identification. One-touch operation is offered by the Automatic-HD system. The product is priced at USD 1499. Important features:
- Smart search of southern sky
- Dual LNB for two receivers
- Compatibility with HDTV
KVH TracVision R4sl 12" Stationary Satellite TV System
RV owners can enjoy premium satellite service with this product. It is considered to be ideal for most of the fifth-wheel and RVs that do not need full in-motion system features. It is possible to watch HDTV programming with this. The retail price is USD 999.
Portable RV Satellite System
The Winegard products are best in this section. Let us understand more about them.
The Winegard Portable Satellite Antenna is a good option for all users. The Model RD-9046 is an easy-to-set-up system; it is portable, and also lightweight with just 11 lbs. The built-in level makes it easy to set up the antenna. Compass proves to be useful in locating the direction. Carrying the device becomes easy with handle on its side.
Antenna remains stable, even in stormy/windy weather due to the large base aids. The device comes with a coaxial cable that is 25 feet in length and which is stored in the base of this unit. Diameter of the antenna is 18 inches. Feed arm of the antenna can be detached while carrying it from one place to other. It can be placed at the back of antenna. The antenna can be folded to a compact size.
The procedure to set this up is very easy. One should find a suitable/level space, and then place the dish. Cable should be connected to the line-in jack of the RV. There is an option to directly connect it to the receiver. Next steps in the procedure of setting up the system are entering zip code in the set up menu, setting elevation angle of the dish and finally, rotating the base of unit. The price is USD 182.30.
The RV satellite systems reviews present information about various products in the market. One should choose a suitable product, which fulfills the requirements.