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3. Automotive Video Entertainment > 37. Receive Satellite TV While Driving

Receive Satellite TV While Driving

While RVs have been tuning in satellite TV while parked for years, recent technologies allow you to tune in while your vehicle is in motion.

Years ago, millions of rural dwellers envied their urban cable-ready friends who were able to get dozens of cable TV channels at a low cost. However, with the advent of digital satellite television, people who lived in remote places were able to get comparable service to cable—provided they could see the southern sky. It didn’t take long for RV owners to jump on this opportunity and equip their vehicles with satellite dishes.

At first, these dishes needed to be manually aimed whenever the RV parked up for a while. Then, signal-finding kits were developed that provided audio feedback to speed up the process of aiming the antenna. Finally, motorized automatic signal finders hit the market.


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