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Old 17-Jul-2012, 1:54 AM   #20
Oldoutboardjim
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Originally Posted by phone man View Post
I can't help but ask... You mentioned the cable serving the antenna rotor was in bad condition so I wonder what kind of shape the coax between the antenna and TV is in.
If it's old RG59 in poor condition with iffy connectors you may see a lot of improvement in your existing antenna just by replacing your coax and all connectors. Also verify there are no old splitters or unused coax still connected. How far is it from your antenna to the TV?
I'd guess the distance from the antenna to the TV is ~25-30 feet.
One of these days after the temp cools down outside (about 95 today) I will venture into the 'attic' and back on the roof to see what I can learn about the condition of the cable.
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