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Old 13-Sep-2013, 9:41 PM   #3
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For reception of Many of the Raleigh area Digital Broadcast Tv stations/channels.

Install a Winegard HD7698P antenna above the roof in such a manner that the roof and house are not impeding and blocking reception in the directions of , South , South East , East , North East , South West , West , North West.

Aim the HD7698P antenna at about 110 degree magnetic compass direction.

Here is how to aim antennas , http://www.kyes.com/antenna/pointing/pointing.html.

Use a Old School magnetic compass to aim antenna.

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Install a Winegard , LNA-200 'Boost' XT antenna system amplifier.

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For 1 Tv connected use No splitter.

For 2 Tv's connected use a , Holland Electronics HFS-2D , 2 way splitter.

For 3 Tv's connected use a , Holland Electronics HFS-3D , 3 way splitter.

Buy the Holland Electronics HFS splitters at , http://www.solidsignal.com.

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Here are some strong and sturdy antenna mounts.

http://www.ronard.com/909911.html.
Use the , ronard(911) , 5 foot tripod antenna mount.

http://www.ronard.com/Tripods%200703/4712.html.
10 foot tripod antenna mount.

http://www.ronard.com/34424560.html.
Use the , ronard(4560) , eave antenna mount.

http://www.ronard.com/ychim.html.
Measure chimney and use a , ronard(2212) , ronard(2218) , ronard(2224) , chimney antenna mount.

Buy the ronard antenna mounts at solidsignal or buy from ronard.

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Here are some places to buy antennas and etc. .

http://www.solidsignal.com.

http://www.amazon.com.

http://www.winegarddirect.com.

http://www.ronard.com

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As always , trees and tree leaves , plants and plant leaves , in the directions of reception , have Negative effect on broadcast Tv reception , and so do buildings and other obstructions including your own roof and house in directions of reception.

The Tv/s Must Channel Scan for the , OTA=Over The Air , Digital Broadcast Tv stations/channels , often named the 'Air Channels' or ' Antenna Channels' in the Tv Setup Menu because the Tv transmissions travel through the Air from the transmitting antenna to the receiving antenna.

Some digital tuners will Automatic channel scan for cable tv channels.

DO NOT channel scan for cable tv channels.

Go into the Tv Setup Menu and select , 'Air Channels' ~ 'Antenna Channels'.

Scan for channels.

Last edited by teleview; 14-Sep-2013 at 11:24 PM. Reason: Clarify information and typos.
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