IF Loopthrough?

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#1
What is the feature seen in advertisments called IF Loopthrough? I want to connect both a satellite receiver and a terrestrial antenna through the receiver. Is this the feature I need? Something else? Problem is that TV only has a single scart connector, but I want to switch back and forth between satellite reception and normal UHF broadcasting.
 
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IF loopthrough is for connecting a second satellite receiver, you need an RF loopthrough for passing terrestrial through the receiver.

How many pieces of equipment do you have, you have only mentioned one so far.
 
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If the TV has both a scart connector and what appears to be a coax cable connector, can I just run the terrestrial cable to the coax connection and the receiver to the scart? I just have one sat receiver. Is RF loopthrough common in FTA receivers? Just curious.
 
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#4
Yes, no need to loop it through the satellite receiver. :)

Some FTA receivers do not have an RF loopthrough.
 
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