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  • Started 1 year ago by vistual
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vistual
vistual
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hey gang have spent a little while trying to search for an antenna but cant seem to narrow down which might be better option. below are some of the ones im considering. perhaps someone might be able to provide some feedback about the ones ive selected or one that they currently use or have used thats in the same price range or less than these. thanks all for any help ....

Terk HDTVa Indoor Amplified High-Definition Antenna for Off-Air HDTV Reception ($39.99 - free ship)
Eagle Aspen Dtv2Buhf Directv 2-Bay Uhf Antenna (outside mounting type, some obstacles for me there) ($21.67 - free ship)
RCA ANT751R Outdoor Antenna Optimized for Digital Reception ($48.93 - free ship)
Winegard SS-3000 Amplified Indoor UHF/VHF Antenna ($51.92 - Free ship, though would hate to spend this much)
Winegard HD-1080 HDTV High Band VHF Antenna ($32.18 - free ship)
Winegard FreeVision FV-30BB HDTV Antenna ($39.99 - free ship)
PCT International CM2016 Channel Master Television Antenna ($44.13 - free ship)
Channel Master CM-4220HD UHF and HDTV Antenna ($26.99 + 5.99 ship)

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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How far are you you from the transmitter, and do you have line of sight ?

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vistual
vistual
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hey LH, thanks for chiming in!
heres pretty darn close without broadcasting my actual ....

WABC-DT 7.1 ABC
RF Channel: 7
12 miles at 69°

WCBS-DT 2.1 CBS
RF Channel: 33
12 miles at 69°

WFUT-DT 68.1 TFA
RF Channel: 30
12 miles at 69°

WMBC-DT 63.1 IND
RF Channel: 18
12 miles at 360°

WNBC-DT 4.1 NBC
RF Channel: 28
12 miles at 69°

WNJN-DT 50.1 PBS
RF Channel: 51
12 miles at 360°

WNJU-DT 47.1 TEL
RF Channel: 36
12 miles at 69°

WNYE-DT 25.1 IND
RF Channel: 24
12 miles at 66°

WNYW-DT 5.1 FOX
RF Channel: 44
12 miles at 69°

WPXN-DT 31.1 ION
RF Channel: 31
12 miles at 69°

WWOR-DT 9.1 MNT
RF Channel: 38
12 miles at 69°

WXTV-DT 41.1 UNI
RF Channel: 40
12 miles at 69°

WNET-DT 13.1 PBS
RF Channel: 13
12 miles at 69°

WPIX-DT 11.1 CW
RF Channel: 11
12 miles at 69°

WASA-LD 24.1 EST
RF Channel: 25
12 miles at 66°

WDVB-CD 23.1 IND
RF Channel: 23
12 miles at 69°

WFME-DT 66.1 REL
RF Channel: 29
8 miles at 338°

WKOB-LD 2.1 DAY
RF Channel: 2
13 miles at 69°

WNJB-DT 58.1 PBS
RF Channel: 8
17 miles at 255°

W41DO-D 41.1 HSN
RF Channel: 41
13 miles at 66°

WBQM-LD 3.1 CTV
RF Channel: 50
13 miles at 69°

WMUN-CD 45.1 IND
RF Channel: 45
13 miles at 69°

WEBR-CD 17 IND
RF Channel: 17
12 miles at 69°

WNJT-DT 52.1 PBS
RF Channel: 43
38 miles at 223°

WPXO-LD 34.1 ION
RF Channel: 34
12 miles at 69°

WPXU-LD 12.1 MNT
RF Channel: 12
13 miles at 66°
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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So I am guessing not all are line of site.

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vistual
vistual
Posts: 3135

no, not exactly in line of sight. ...

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

Channel Master offered me a job one time long ago as Engineering Manager for Plant #2.

Don't know if that speaks good or bad for them. (LOL) ......

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vistual
vistual
Posts: 3135

LOL!!
would say very good!

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highline
Posts: 14

i use one of these it works very well

http://www.tvantennaplans.com/

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

I tend to side with this,
http://www.amazon.com/Winegard.....ewpoints=1
But I can tell you a story about antennas that happened to me.

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vistual
vistual
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thanks!!
have narrowed it down to that one and the 1st and 3rd on my list above.
getting there!! LOL! thanks LH. will post with final choice.

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