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#169400 - 10/03/07 10:50 PM Moving TV location  
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I want to move my TV location 10 feet over. Is it O.K. to extend the RG6 with a coupler to the new location and blank off the coupler location with a blank plate so it is still accessible? Will this effect signal quality?


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#169401 - 10/04/07 12:26 AM Re: Moving TV location [Re: Cinner]  
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Yes, it will affect the signal strength, but you'll never notice it. Rock on.


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#169449 - 10/05/07 12:37 PM Re: Moving TV location [Re: EV607797]  
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So long as you do use a proper coupling, of course, and not the "twist and tape" style of extension. wink



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