Hook up receiver via Coax?

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We want to move one of our receivers (currently its not the one with the hard drive) to our upstairs. Right now it is hooked up via network cable but we dont have any network cable run up to that room however there is a coax cable run up there. I'm pretty sure in our previous apartment we had the receivers connected via Coax but I did a quick test and wasnt able to get it going.

Can I use Coax to get signal to the second receiver? If so where does the coax go? Does it go into the back of the 2Wire modem (port labelled "Cable") or does it go into the back of the Main PVR into the port labelled "Video Out" and then to the "Video In" on the second receiver?
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Hey Woodrowe,

Jesse hits the nail right on the head with their explanation.  As long as you have a coax line running from the "Cable" port on the RG to your Set top box (STB).  There is definitely consideration of the quality of the cable, splitters and such.  My recommendation is to give it a try, if it doesn't work at all then you can speak to our sales department to have a new line run to the desired location or you can get one of our wireless STB's.  As Jesse mentioned they are 6$ a month instead of 3$.  I personally just got one myself and it works great.  If you do get it all hooked up and it works even better, but play it by ear and take it from there.