Thread: Antenna Upgrade
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Old 10-Jul-2012, 11:11 PM   #2
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There are several ways to approach this situation.

A simple one antenna solution would be an Antennas Direct DB4e aimed at about 55 compass. A preamp such as the CPA-19 from the same vendor would give the gain needed to split several ways.

A large combo antenna on a rotator is another option but it becomes frustrating when there's a disagreement over which way to aim.

Regardless, discard the twin-lead. Replace it with RG-6 coax.
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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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