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Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jun-2012, 6:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,891
Posted By sara
Other than the second antenna you should also be...

Other than the second antenna you should also be thinking about combining the signals from two antennas. When you combine a VHF and UHF antenna, you will need a combiner. Don't use cheap...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Jun-2012, 6:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,533
Posted By sara
Thanks Electron and ADTech. Based on your...

Thanks Electron and ADTech. Based on your recommendation, I am going to use the C5 Antenna as is without Preamp on the roof. If things are not good then, I will come back. With the C5 on the ground...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Jun-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,533
Posted By sara
I wish my work place allows for a chat with...

I wish my work place allows for a chat with ADTech. I would not have to resort to pages of text on the forum. On the other hand it might be helpful to everyone. As I explained in another post, I did...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Jun-2012, 6:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,533
Posted By sara
Is there a particular reason for choosing DB4e...

Is there a particular reason for choosing DB4e over a C4? I want to color to be black to match the roof. Our neighbors and HOA are very picky.

When you use a AntennasDirect VHF/UHF combiner does...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Jun-2012, 6:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,528
Posted By sara
You need a VHF/UHF antenna. The options are...

You need a VHF/UHF antenna. The options are ClearStream2 Complete (not just C2 without Complete) and ClearStream5. You can go with other companies, but I want to leave it for the experts to comment....
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jun-2012, 8:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,533
Posted By sara
Thanks. I am adding about 100 feet of RG6 before...

Thanks. I am adding about 100 feet of RG6 before CM-3410 amp. 100 feet RG6 has about -6dB of Signal loss. The CM-3410 has a gain of +15dB that covers for a 8-Way Splitter loss of -12dB. So my current...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jun-2012, 1:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,533
Posted By sara
Thank You. Yes my location has the TV towers in...

Thank You. Yes my location has the TV towers in South to South West. As C5 is more or less omni-directional, I went to that route to avoid a rotator. Right now based on advice here, I have antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jun-2012, 5:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,533
Posted By sara
Is a preamplifier needed for antenna reception?

I am very new to the forum. Wanted to get PBS for my little one. Thanks to the experts opinion here, I bought a Clearstream5 antenna. Also bought a distribution amplifier (CM3410 / PCT 1 port...
Forum: Connecting with an Installer 9-Jun-2012, 3:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,586
Posted By sara
Thank you. I crossed the buying step based on the...

Thank you. I crossed the buying step based on the suggestion of the experts here. Now, I only need handyman help to get it on the roof.
Forum: Connecting with an Installer 3-Jun-2012, 1:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,586
Posted By sara
Charlotte, NC Metro Area

Looking for someone who can help me with antenna roof installation in the charlotte, nc metro area.
Forum: Help With Reception 9-May-2012, 2:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,934
Posted By sara
Thanks for your patient replies. As you...

Thanks for your patient replies. As you mentioned, I did not understand the difference between Clearstream CS2 and a CS2V antenna until you pointed it to me. Sorry. I plan to buy a CS2V Complete. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-May-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,934
Posted By sara
Electron, Thanks for your reply. If I happen...

Electron, Thanks for your reply.

If I happen to get a used ClearStream4 (CS4) antenna for a price lower than the CS2, can I buy it? Is CS2 the best choice for my situation? Is there something that...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-May-2012, 5:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,934
Posted By sara
antenna advice for noth charlotte

I am a new user. I have dish and am tired of paying about $48 (mainly for PBS Kids). I am planning to buy an antenna and install it on the roof next to dish (single story). I am looking to get the...
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