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Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2014, 8:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,531
Posted By emartz91
A single DB8e with one panel facing north and the...

A single DB8e with one panel facing north and the other facing 70 degrees magnetic. You don't need any vhf capability. Make sure the antenna is as high as you can get it above peak of roof.
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Sep-2014, 1:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,803
Posted By emartz91
All signals are uhf. Make sure you aim to the...

All signals are uhf. Make sure you aim to the southeast cluster of stations. Attics kill signal strength upgrade to db8e antenna and move it to a sweet spot.
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Sep-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,282
Posted By emartz91
Those lava antennas are junk. Rural areas usually...

Those lava antennas are junk. Rural areas usually require large antennas. I can't recommend anything unless i see a tvfool report
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2014, 7:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,803
Posted By emartz91
For fm, the best availiable antenna is an...

For fm, the best availiable antenna is an antennacraft fm6. It is a 6 element directional antenna. It is $30 on amazon. I would just run the antenna directly to the receiver. Since your tv report is...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,803
Posted By emartz91
RCA ANT-751 should work well. Your major networks...

RCA ANT-751 should work well. Your major networks are in green which is easy reception. You don't need a preamp. 185 degrees magnetic compass direction is where to aim (south). You have plenty of...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2014, 9:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,038
Posted By emartz91
Move the antenna until you find the spot with...

Move the antenna until you find the spot with best signal stregnth. Best bet is above the roof with good los to the stations. If you need a larger antenna, go with the Antennacraft HBU-33.
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2014, 2:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,040
Posted By emartz91
Two antennas Antennacraft Y5-7-13 for vhf...

Two antennas

Antennacraft Y5-7-13 for vhf high, aim at 230 degrees magnetic. For reception of RF channels 10 and 11

Antennas direct DB4e at 270 degrees magnetic for uhf reception channels 14...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Sep-2014, 6:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,857
Posted By emartz91
RCA ANT-751 antenna above the roof at 145 degrees...

RCA ANT-751 antenna above the roof at 145 degrees magnetic. You don't need an amplifier for up to 2 tv's. Green and yellow in the general direction should be picked up.
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Sep-2014, 1:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,185
Posted By emartz91
If it was me, i would mount the antennas outside...

If it was me, i would mount the antennas outside and find a sweet spot for all green and yellow stations. DB8e for uhf and Y10-7-13 for vhf high. Since your stations are all directions, it is purely...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Sep-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,940
Posted By emartz91
Two antenna solution comes to mind. Two...

Two antenna solution comes to mind. Two antennacraft HBU 44 antennas. One for 63 degrees and one for 230 degrees. Use a 10' mast. Fence top rail is only $12 dollars at home depot. Make sure that they...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Aug-2014, 3:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,871
Posted By emartz91
Let me put my own twist on the color code. ...

Let me put my own twist on the color code.

Green = easy, a rooftop antenna will pick those stations up in most directions. See antenna gain pattern

Yellow = solid outdoor if aimed at. Weakest...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Aug-2014, 7:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,365
Posted By emartz91
270 degree magnetic compass direction ...

270 degree magnetic compass direction

Minimum 25' AGL

HBU-44 Antenna

Pre-Amp: Yes, same one already mentioned

You will recieve at least one of each tv network.
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2014, 3:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,485
Posted By emartz91
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B007RH5GZI?cache=2fd...

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B007RH5GZI?cache=2fdf628d4581db970a149802ddb2154a&pi=SY200_QL40&qid=1409022381&sr=8-1#ref=mp_s_a_1_1

This is it.
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2014, 3:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,485
Posted By emartz91
Sounds like a signal quality, multipath issue. A...

Sounds like a signal quality, multipath issue. A directional antenna solves that issue as it recieves in 70 degree beam width. The clearstream 2-V has a small footprint and includes a vhf dipole. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2014, 2:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,485
Posted By emartz91
I would still get a better antenna. An indoor...

I would still get a better antenna. An indoor antenna averages 0 db gain while the antenna i recommended gets 10 db aimed correctly. You will get satisfactory reception of abc and all other channels....
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,485
Posted By emartz91
A Clearstream 2-V is plenty of antenna. Aim it at...

A Clearstream 2-V is plenty of antenna. Aim it at 213 degrees magnetic compass direction. If the antenna is on the roof, you won't need an amp for at least 2-3 tv's. Those are very strong signals. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Aug-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,396
Posted By emartz91
Larger antenna aimed at 10 degrees magnetic. One...

Larger antenna aimed at 10 degrees magnetic. One that is directional but still a wide beam width. You would pick up all stations in green and maybe some yellow ones. The back of antenna will provide...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Aug-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,396
Posted By emartz91
Aim at 155 degrees magnetic. Southeast. A...

Aim at 155 degrees magnetic. Southeast.

A clearstream 2-V would work well or a db2 and vhf kit.

If inside the building, aim through a window toward towers.

No amplification reqired, many...
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