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Old 24-Sep-2017, 5:17 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by JoeAZ View Post
As I understand it, a combiner, with antennas pointed in a different
direction, can add "noise" or "interference" making the signal
unreadable by a tuner. It doesn't happen all the time or even all that
often but there is no prediction for when it does occur. Certainly
running two cables are not ideal but using an A/B switch and/or
a second tuner, makes it a practical solution.....
Well, let's just say that if the combiner is defective, it'll be replaced.
I'm not going to be the one who takes the family back to the 1960s.
"Sure kids, just go over, turn this knob, then change the channel"

I've heard of combiner boxes failing, never that they would stop a signal just because it was in the path.
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