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Will I Still Be Able To Receive TV In My 5th Wheel Trailer RV After June 12th?

by Frank Jeanotte
(North Dak.)

Will I be able to obtain TV reception in my 5th wheeler after 6/12/09?

ANSWER Greetings Frank thanks for submitting your question on our Ask An RV Question Page.

Whether you will still be able to receive TV in your RV after the transition depends on the types of TVs you currently have in your 5th wheel. If your TVs are newer and have built-in digital tuners you will be fine.

If your TVs are older and only have analog tuners then you will need a Digital TV Converter Box such as the Tivax STB-T8 Digital to Analog TV Converter Box (Important Update The Tivax Digital TV Converter Box is now in short supply and is not always available, The Zinwell ZAT-970A Digital to Analog TV Converter Box is readily available and has all of the features of the Tvax Digital TV Converter Box and is also very highly rated by its owners) to continue using your old TVs. If your TVs are less than 2 years old; there is an excellent chance that they are equipped with a digital tuner as the government required that all TVs sold after March 1, 2007, had to have digital tuners.

Take a look at the specification section of your TVs Owner's Manual to determine if your TV is equipped with a digital tuner

Quite a few RVers have asked questions about RVing and Digital TV. If you look below you will see all the questions that I have been asked about TVs and RVing. Just take a look at the answers I gave to these questions and you will find all the information you will need on the Digital TV Transition and

how it affects RVers.

The information also includes how to install a Digital TV Converter Box in your RV as well as how to improve the reception of Digital Channels.

How Can We Improve The Digital TV Reception In Our RV?

The Digital TV Converter Box In Our Camper Will Not Work.

Did We Purchase The Right Digital TV Converter Box For Our RV?

I Just Purchased A New TV For My RV Do I Still Need A Digital TV Converter Box?

The Digital TV Converter Box In My Motorhome Is Causing A Hum In My TV's Sound

How Do I Install a Digital TV Transport Adapter In My RV?

Hooking Up Digital TV Converter Box In Conjunction With Satellite Receiver In An RV

We Want To Watch TV In Our RV Going Down The Road Can We Do That?

We Are Getting Terrible Reception On Our RV's TVs, How Can We Fix It?

We Want To Install DIRECTV in Our RV, But We Have Wiring Problems

Should I Put A Plasma or LCD TV In My RV?

How Do I Install A Digital TV Converter Box In My RV?

Does Our RV Need A Digital TV Converter box?

Hopefully you have gotten all the information you need to ensure that you will continue to receive TV after the digital transition.

Happy RVing

RVing Al

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