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Old 3-May-2012, 9:10 PM   #5
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On paper, your situation clearly improves as you increase the antenna mounting elevation. The improvement is significantly greater than what you would gain from simply replacing the antenna, preamp and coax.

If I were in this situation, I'd be looking for ways to safely mount the antenna(s) at 60' AGL or higher.

A possible solution to consider would be a roof mounted guyed push-up mast. Example:
If the well is dry and you don't see rain on the horizon, you'll need to dig the hole deeper. (If the antenna can't get the job done, an amp won't fix it.)

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