View Single Post
Old 12-Mar-2019, 4:07 PM   #49
Nascarken
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 346
Quote:
Originally Posted by ADTech View Post
I can tell you that, in my more than ten years with Antennas Direct, I've had to replace the reflectors on exactly on 91XG. Ironically, it was my own antenna installed on a home that I sold a couple of years ago. A tall, spindly oak tree about 30' from the house came over and slapped the tail end of the antenna during a windstorm.


BTW, your location per the chart, is ideal for one of our C4MAX antennas. Bi-directional right out of the box. I've been recommended reflector-less C2V and C4V antennas for your area along the state line for a long time with very good results.


Removing the reflectors eliminates about 3 dB of insertion loss from using a splitter as a combiner plus the problems with phase cancellation is eliminated. The potential drawback is an increased susceptibility to multipath.
Yes that's exactly why I have used both the HDB91,buy SOLiD single is a better made antenna with one less element then the antenna Direct 91xg.With a
Beem with of 60 marking it easier for you too find the broadcasting tower's
And the price is right!!!!
Nascarken is offline   Reply With Quote