How to Send a Cable Signal to the Other TV in My Home

by Anthony Oster

Though many homes have cable outlets installed in multiple rooms of the house, installing a cable outlet into a new room can be a costly and time-intensive project. While some cable and satellite television providers are offering wireless receivers for customers who want to extend cable service to rooms without a cable outlet, the use of a wireless cable TV extender can relay a cable signal to a room that's otherwise not equipped for cable TV.

1

Screw one end of the coaxial cable into an active cable outlet, and screw the opposite end of the cable into the Cable In connection on the cable splitter.

2

Fasten a coaxial cable to each Cable Out connection on the cable splitter. Screw one coaxial cable into the Cable In connection of the first TV or cable box, and then screw the other coaxial cable into the Cable In connection on the transmitter component of the wireless cable TV extender.

3

Screw a coaxial cable into the Cable Out jack on the wireless cable TV extender receiver and fasten the opposite end of the coaxial cable to the Cable In jack on the remote TV or cable box.

4

Plug in the wireless cable TV extender transmitter and receiver to a power source to view cable TV in the other room.

Tip

  • check A wireless cable TV extender can also be used to position a TV along a wall without a cable outlet.

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About the Author

Anthony Oster is a licensed professional counselor who earned his Master of Science in counseling psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi. He has served as a writer and lead video editor for a small, South Louisiana-based video production company since 2007. Oster is the co-owner of a professional photography business and advises the owner on hardware and software acquisitions for the company.

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