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Old 30-Dec-2013, 10:19 PM   #1
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missing CBET-DT in Detroit

CBC Windsor is picked up by many parts of metro Detroit. I have personally been on a mission to receive it over-the-air as I do not have cable. I am able to pick it up but am having some issues that I think I might be able to solve by changing some cables, possibly adding an amplifier, etc. However, I would love TVfool to tell me about what strength the incoming signal is. I went to the online tool and was shocked to see that the tool on the site doesn't show CBC at all as a station that I should be picking up based on my address. Having said that, I am not too far from the broadcast and am well within the cyan range of the googlemap associated with this station. Can you add this station to your tool please?

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Old 31-Dec-2013, 12:53 AM   #2
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Click on the "Pending" button and it will appear.

CBET transmits on VHF channel 9 from a short (600') tower about 13 miles south southeast of downtown Detroit.
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Old 5-Jan-2014, 2:14 PM   #3
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CBET-DT (Channel 9 - Canada) is 152 miles from my home in Ann Arbor (according to my TV-Fool print out), the farthest station of the 50 I'm picking up. This is almost double the stations I was getting with Comcast's basic package.

The Ch-9 station only comes in clear early morning before the airwaves become all cluttered up.

I recently read on the Internet that someone outside of Ann Arbor located at a high elevation was getting Channel 9 intermittently.

My home is in a very low area, and my HD Stacker antenna came with a pathetically short 5-foot post which barely clears the roof peak.

However, I'm delighted with the improved image and especially the improved sound which this antenna set up provides.

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