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Old 29-Jan-2019, 12:15 PM   #3
JoeAZ
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Originally Posted by Alan909 View Post
Is there such a thing to put a TV Repeater System on a hill to get signals from the main TV stations from another city to transmit to a local community with antennas???...
Yes, there certainly is. They are called "translators." They are common
in less populated areas of the country was either vast distances between
major cities and/or geographically challenged with hills/mountains. There
is also a passive way of bringing television to small communities. An antenna
is placed on a mountain top or hill with line of sight to the broadcast towers.
That antenna is connected to a second antenna facing usually downward
toward the small community. Outdoor antennas in the small community
receive the signal from the second antenna pointed directly at them. It works
but not nearly as well as the translator system.
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