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Forum: Help With Reception 30-Mar-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,253
Posted By Hillbilly Hermit
Using Portable TV to locate reception sweet spot

I live in a mountainous area and have no OTA TV reception at my house. I am wondering if walking around my property with a portable TV would be a good strategy to find a location where I can get...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,929
Posted By Hillbilly Hermit
Rabbit, I really appreciate your help. Is my...

Rabbit, I really appreciate your help. Is my situation hopeless to get TV OTA? Can you give me a scenario where I might be able to get a few channels (i.e. Antenna size and design). Reinvesting some...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2017, 8:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,929
Posted By Hillbilly Hermit
I believe channel 5 also broadcasts on a UHF...

I believe channel 5 also broadcasts on a UHF channel. If I need 6 foot long elements and a 500 foot tower it sounds like its not going to be feasible.
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Sep-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,929
Posted By Hillbilly Hermit
Need help with DIY Antenna Design

Hey Folks, I live in the mountains of southwest Virginia. I plan to build a DIY antenna and would like input on the best design and size for my situation. My house is about 1600 feet elevation with...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Jan-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,954
Posted By Hillbilly Hermit
I am a newbie to this so I hope this new info is...

I am a newbie to this so I hope this new info is what you need. The link to my report is http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d2c153ae5deb7b4. My house is located at ...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Jan-2015, 8:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,954
Posted By Hillbilly Hermit
Can I get OTA TV at my location?

I live on the north side of a mountain in western Virginia. Most of the TV channels are south of me. Just wondering if I can cut the satellite connection (DTV)? I own 35 acres and its possible for me...
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