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Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jul-2018, 3:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,566
Posted By Kendricks
Moved, new set-up

Hey everyone,

We recently moved to a new house, and I'm looking into re-installing my OTA set-up.

In the old house, I had an RCA directional antenna in the attic with an amp, and the house was...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jul-2014, 3:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,611
Posted By Kendricks
Makes sense. Thanks. Yeah I was hoping to...

Makes sense. Thanks.

Yeah I was hoping to save the extra hassle of mounting it on the roof, but there may not be any getting around it after all.
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jul-2014, 1:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,611
Posted By Kendricks
Quick information update. I'm using an HTPC...

Quick information update.

I'm using an HTPC with a win7 TV tuner, a Hauppauge model.

Using Window Media Center, it is able to scan for signal strength, and is giving me strong signals for all...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jul-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,611
Posted By Kendricks
Hmm I may have spoken too soon... I seem to...

Hmm I may have spoken too soon...

I seem to be experiencing bad reception for channels under 10, even though their signals are broadcasted from the same antenna.

Would a pre-amp help here? Or...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jun-2014, 1:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,611
Posted By Kendricks
Hey thanks everyone! Ended up installing the...

Hey thanks everyone!

Ended up installing the antenna in the attic (was it ever hot in there...), at 158 like you suggested, and the signals are strong enough even without a pre-amp, even with the...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-May-2014, 9:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,611
Posted By Kendricks
Thanks again! Why the HBU11K over the ANT...

Thanks again!

Why the HBU11K over the ANT 751? Is there a difference other than price?
Forum: Help With Reception 21-May-2014, 7:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,611
Posted By Kendricks
Oh nice, thanks guys. Ok, back to the HBUs or...

Oh nice, thanks guys. Ok, back to the HBUs or ANT751 then. Any preference on either?

If I must keep in the attic, would the preamp be worthwhile with one of these directionals?

If not, I'll...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-May-2014, 8:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,611
Posted By Kendricks
Right now I'm considering the CM-3000HD Smartenna...

Right now I'm considering the CM-3000HD Smartenna set-up in the attic. Will possibly add a preamp if needed.

Would a Db8e be overkill?

Anyone has input regarding these antenna models in this...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-May-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,611
Posted By Kendricks
Nice, thank you. Channel Master was recommending...

Nice, thank you. Channel Master was recommending their CM-3000HD, being omnidirectional. Would you recommend one antenna over the other? I had also been looking at their 4 and 8 bays units.

Would...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-May-2014, 6:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,611
Posted By Kendricks
Another install help request - Ottawa Area

Hey everyone,

Here's yet another help request for a new install.

We are dropping our cable provider for an internet only set-up, with an antenna set-up.

Our television set is in the...
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