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Old 03-22-2016, 08:24 PM   #1
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Black Bat Wing Antenna

Our new Triton has a black batwing looking antenna. Is it supposed to be standing up off the roof 10-12" all the time? Or is is retractable? Have not found anywhere inside that would retract it. Will get a picture tonight when I get home for better visual.
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Old 03-22-2016, 08:29 PM   #2
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Here are some pics I had on my phone already. It just really seems to floppy to be riding up off the roof like it is. The 20-30 mph winds we have had here lately show that off for sure.
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Old 03-22-2016, 08:52 PM   #3
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The Jack antenna is fixed and does not retract, it only rotates.
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It's difficult to tell from the pics, but that one doesn't look like a Jack to me.
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Not a Jack, doesn't retract either I think it is a King.

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Not a Jack, doesn't retract either I think it is a King.

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Aaron,

King is the company that makes the Jack Anttena.

Sure looks like a Jack to me. Looks like the front is facing away from the camera, so your looking at it from the backend.
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Just looks too wide to be a Jack
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Just looks too wide to be a Jack
It does look wider than a Jack. The More I look at the pics the stranger it looks, I can see a Jack with a Wingman stuck on it. Maybe a couple of shots of whiskey will make it clearer.

A picture of the rotation knob would help.
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Here are some better pics. No way to raise and lower, and has the wings like the Winegard, but with out the side piece. From the looks of it, it will last a little while!

Will see how it goes. I can say it does not pic up good without the booster turned on. Our house is about 30 miles from the major news towers, and it is blotchy with out it. Turn the booster on, and BAM, it is nice a clear!

I am with hddecker, couple glasses of my favorite Texas Whiskey and all will be clear!
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The guy's are correct it's not a Jack. The wing looks like the Winegard, but I didn't see your antenna on the Winegard site. I wonder if they have up dated the Sensar anttena.

Winegard Sensar RV TV Antenna

You do need the booster turned on to get a good signal. You are getting close to the maximum range for the Sensar 3 and 4.

I found that the Jack gave me a better picture than the old crankup Wingard that I replaced.
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