Frequently Asked Questions
Shakespeare's team of experts compiled this handy list of some of the most commonly asked questions about marine antennas and marine communication. Choose a category to see the questions - the default display is VHF antennas. To see the answer to any question, just click the question.
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General Questions Phase III Series Antennas FAQ
How can I tell if my Marine TV antenna is digitally ready?
How can I tell whether my antenna is affected by the 2002 USCG Safey Alert?
How can I check the SeaWatch® Marine TV antenna to make sure it is working?
Why can I pick up some channels but not others?
Can I mount the antenna upside down or sideways?
Can I mount the antenna in an enclosed area?
Can I use the Style 2020-G or Style 2030-G for my house?
Why does the power supply's red light stay on when I run the unit in AC mode?
Why can I get better reception on my boat with a pair of rabbit ears?
Can I run two or more TV's off of the same antenna?
A: Yes, two TV's will work with one antenna, as long as the total coax run is kept relatively short.
Will a booster help me get more signal?
Can I replace the preamp myself?
What is the difference between Shakespeare units having the gray power supply and those with the black power supply?
What is the difference between the 2020-G and the 2030-G TV antennas?