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Old 3-May-2012, 1:40 AM   #2
Electron
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Tv Antennas and Tv Reception

Those STRONG local transmissions will prevent the use of a antenna amplifier and the stations that are far away are Very Weak and the low power stations that are close are Very Weak.

You could install a Winegard HD7084P antenna with No amplifier or a HD7698P antenna with No amplifier and something I seldom recommend (antenna rotor) and aim the big antenna at the Weak stations at favorable TV DX times and receive those Weak stations.

The HBU33 is good , it is not all that directional and has some forward gain and receives channels 7 thru 69.

May I suggest a Winegard HD7000R , it is not all that directional and has some forward gain and receives channels 2 thru 69.
The reason I suggest the HD7000R is , tvfool is not up to date on channel assignments of Canada , however tvfool does show Analog channels 4 and 6 being transmitted.

Anyway the aiming direction for reception at your location is about 140 degree magnetic compass.
Here is how to aim antennas , http://www.kyes.com/antenna/pointing/pointing.html.

Here are places to buy antennas and etc. in Canada , http://www.saveandreplay.com , http://www.trentondistributors.com , http://www.canadapost.ca/shopper.
Here are places to buy in the States , http://www.solidsignal.com , http://www.amazon.com , http://www.winegarddirect.com , http://www.antennacraft.net , http://www.3starinc.com , some Canadians buy from the States and have it shipped to relatives or friends close to the border on the USA side. .

The satellite mount can be used for the HBU44 , HBU33 or HD7000R , mounting antennas above the high point of a roof is usually the best for reception.

I do not recommend the satellite mount for big antennas like the HD7084P or HD7698P.

Here are some Strong and Sturdy antenna mounts that will work with any antenna. http://www.ronard.com/909911.html , http://www.ronard.com/34424560.html , http://www.ronard.com/ychim.html , http://www.ronard.com , buy the ronard antenna mounts from solidsignal by typing the word ronard in the solidsignal search box or buy from ronard.

Last edited by Electron; 20-May-2012 at 11:29 PM.
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