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Old 3-Oct-2014, 7:25 PM   #30
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The 10G221 will have plenty of gain. A 200' run of RG-6 should not have more than 12 dB of loss at the top end of the UHF band. The loss will be much less in the VHF range. If the need was proven, a distribution amplifier could be added (the need for multiple amplifiers is rare in residential applications).

Aiming an antenna is generally a two part process. Start with the antenna aimed in the direction of the weaker signal(s) of interest. Then, fine tune the aim from that point... seeking the best compromise. If you have a TV or tuner that provides signal quality/strength metering, use it to evaluate the aim of each signal of interest. This can be a time consuming process... If the antenna is difficult to access, the task will be more difficult. That doesn't change the fact that the fine tuning of aim is needed in most cases.
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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