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Old 21-Sep-2016, 1:01 AM   #12
jrgagne99
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Location: Canaan, NH
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Originally Posted by rabbit73 View Post
I understand the need to mount the antenna in a location that "looks nice," but the antenna must be mounted where the signal is strongest, which is often not where you want it. Antenna installers call it walking-the-roof, signal level meter and test antenna in hand, to find a hot spot.
I ordered a 7" handheld TV for fun, and will use it to try to "walk the roof" to find a hot spot when it arrives.


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Originally Posted by rabbit73 View Post
When you raised the antenna, you lost the reinforcement from the reflection and your antenna was then behind the electrostatic field that surrounds the power line from the pole to the house.
Tomorrow, I will try to post a picture of what the antenna "sees", to see if the you think the power line occlusion/obfuscation may be at play.
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