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Old 30-Apr-2014, 2:28 PM   #1
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Need Help with antennae choice

I am moving to a new location and would like to set up OTA.

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Any suggestions appreciated.

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Old 30-Apr-2014, 4:43 PM   #2
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Your TV Fool report is flagged with the warning, "WARNING: Address was only resolved approximately and might not be that close to your actual location. For more accurate results, try entering a specific address or coordinates." An accurate location may yield significantly different results.

Based on the information in the generic report you've posted, I's suggest the Antennas Direct DB8E and an RCA TVPRAMP1R preamplifier.
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Old 30-Apr-2014, 5:17 PM   #3
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Thank you GroundurMast.

I re-ran the scan with the complete address.

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Thanks for your help.
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Old 30-Apr-2014, 5:39 PM   #4
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Thanks for the update.

I'd still suggest the DB8E and RCA preamplifier. I'd start with one of the panels facing 100 and the other 38 (per a compass). Fine tune the antenna aim from there.

Your best results are going to be with the antenna mounted outside, clear of obstructions.

I'd expect you to see the Vancouver, Victoria stations as well as KVOS, KBTC (PBS) & a US infomercial carrier.
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Old 30-Apr-2014, 6:27 PM   #5
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Thank you.

I will follow your advice.

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