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Old 05-19-2020, 12:46 AM   #1
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Winegard interference

We have a winegard tv antenna and hotspot combination. When the hotspot is on the TV reception goes away. I know this because I scan for new channels and have excellent signal strength. When i activate the hot spot the channels on the tvs goes to crap.
Anyone else have this issue. Winegard is no help.
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at least your hotspot works... I have the new connect 2.0 - 4G and could nit get it to work... Winegard had me do some troubleshooting... I needed 12V minimum going into it, I have 13.6 so they determined the unit was bad.

They sent me a new one, I ripped off the old... cleaned all the sealant... mounted the new, re sealed the area.. tested the dots in... went down turned it on... NOTHING ... I am 0 for 2... they ( Winegard ) ware telling me since the replacement acted the same as the first, AN I have proper voltage... I must have an amp problem ?????? Told me to lug a car battery to the roof, cut the wires and hook to the battery to see if that works...
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at least your hotspot works... I have the new connect 2.0 - 4G and could nit get it to work... Winegard had me do some troubleshooting... I needed 12V minimum going into it, I have 13.6 so they determined the unit was bad.

They sent me a new one, I ripped off the old... cleaned all the sealant... mounted the new, re sealed the area.. tested the dots in... went down turned it on... NOTHING ... I am 0 for 2... they ( Winegard ) ware telling me since the replacement acted the same as the first, AN I have proper voltage... I must have an amp problem ?????? Told me to lug a car battery to the roof, cut the wires and hook to the battery to see if that works...
Let me guess. Your trying to use the ATT sim card that was in the unit.
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That sim card is not activated. I put a tmobile card in and it works like a charm. And 60.00 a month is a robbery. My tmobile sim is 20.00 with unlimited data.
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That sim card is not activated. I put a tmobile card in and it works like a charm. And 60.00 a month is a robbery. My tmobile sim is 20.00 with unlimited data.

I do not even get a lit LED light on the device.... I did switch the SIM with an activated SIM that I got separate from AT&T..

My TV Antenna booster works like a charm !
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And you turned on both small switches? 2 green lights?
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And you turned on both small switches? 2 green lights?
yup, both switches on... green lights on those 2 switches. still no LED on device
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To confirm +12v on center conductor and -12 is on the shield at the unit. Also if you turn off both switches do acquired TV channels go away?
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To confirm +12v on center conductor and -12 is on the shield at the unit. Also if you turn off both switches do acquired TV channels go away?
yes and yes
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That tells me that the system is working. The hot spot interferes with the antenna. Do you see the winegard unit in the wireless menu once it boosts? And can you log on to 10.11.12.1?
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That tells me that the system is working. The hot spot interferes with the antenna. Do you see the winegard unit in the wireless menu once it boosts? And can you log on to 10.11.12.1?

I was wrong.. IF I turn on BOTH, I do not loose any TV stations...

I cannot see the Winegard in the wireless menu

I cannot log into 10.11.12.1.
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