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Old 3-Dec-2011, 3:01 AM   #1
aikenarnold
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antenna height

alta vista ottawa ontario canada.bungalo. Want to watch pbs. Advise minimum antenna height. Iget local digital tv stations on radio shack omni directional antenna mounted on rof top. Have analog to digital converter.Antenna is 70 feet above ground.

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Old 3-Dec-2011, 3:32 AM   #2
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Please read Guidelines when asking for help then post a link to your TV Fool report.

A TV fool report based on the community name suggests that reception of one or two PBS stations may be possible. I'm reluctant to make a specific recommendation regarding antenna type and height without accurate information though.

An omnidirectional antenna will have little or no chance of receiving either PBS signal. There are a combination of issues including strong local signals vs. weak signals from the PBS stations - There are also adjacent and co-channel interference sources. I expect that you will need to consider using a high gain directional antenna and low noise preamp to see the PBS signals.

When we have the needed information we'll be glad to help.

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@aikenarnold, do you need help creating and posting your TV Fool report?
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