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Old 5-Mar-2021, 2:09 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by rickbb View Post
I'm in Elon and get 12, NBC no issues from 60+ miles. It is in fact one of my strongest stations. I use a DIY 4 bay similar to the AD with no reflectors.

Their broadcast tower is on top of Sauratown MT, the MT is 2,200 feet and the tower is another 500 to 1,000 feet at most. They transmit at 1,000Kw. That puts the transmitter at around 3,000 feet.

A little 400 foot hill is not likely to be in your way unless you are at the very base of that hill and directly in the RF shadow.

You must be in the perfect storm. I cannot even sniff a signal from WXII with a directional yagi. I'm currenly about 5 feet off the ground but will be extending it another 15 ft this weekend, don't know if it will make a difference
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