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Old 8-Jul-2020, 5:33 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by BigBean View Post
Jr: True! However, everything I've read is contrary to that position.
Closer to the antenna is best.
Mounting the preamp closer to the antenna cuts down on the signal loss, but I viewed the ~1.5dB of loss over 50-feet of down-tree coax as an equitable trade for easier access to the pre-amp. I suggest getting a Kitztech rather than trying another RCA or CM. They are more expensive, but you "gain" 2-3 dB due to the lower noise figure.

Originally Posted by BigBean View Post
Gotta hand it to you, that's very impressive. I've seen towers built
and so forth but the dang tree is already there so why not use it?
Thanks! That was my thinking as well.
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