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  • hdff
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Antenna proximity switch removal
I removed the Over the air digital raise up antenna and replaced it with a short up all the time king jack antenna.. I need to disable the antenna up switch because I don't need it anymore. Is it a simple mercury type switch that makes a circuit...

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Re: Antenna proximity switch removal
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Yes. It should be that simple.

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If you have a satellite dish on your coach you can use it on that.
John M.

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Reply #3
I replaced mine last week, you should be able to just cut and cap the wires.
My warning didn't work but "part time" so I removed the magnetic "Guard" switch and it had corroded terminals. With the new switch and the antenna up the warning light...

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  • kb0zke
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We replaced the crank-up antenna with a fixed-height one earlier this year. Yes, the dash light stays on, but no buzzer. One of these days I'll take out the bulb, but in the meantime it isn't hurting anything.

You could also put a piece of painted...

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Keith,

Look at the current set up on the Wingard antenna arm.  I know earlier models used simple, common magnetic switches-- same as on house security systems.

If so, should only take you a minute to remove the two wires and with the help of an...

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Just cut the wires and leave them apart. Do NOT twist them together. That simple.

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Yep
Cut and cap (insulate) the wires. Separately
Light should stay out.

  • hdff
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Follow up..... yep just cut the wires, no light... 

Thanks for the input all.....

Keith