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Old 24-Mar-2015, 5:05 PM   #1
lviperz
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New here and looking for recommendation

Hello, new here and I thought I would ask for some recommendations.

I recently learned my local cable company is going all digital and I may no longer be able to use QAM channels for my MythTV setup using my HDhomerun tuners. Just a couple of weeks ago they changed all the QAM channels so you no longer need the major and minor numbers. Only need the minor numbers now.

So I figured I would just get an antenna and be done with the changes and crap. I only record the local networks with mythtv anyway.

Here is my signal analysis.
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wr...f1f07fd64615ad

I was thinking of this antenna.
http://www.amazon.com/Channel-Master...215890&sr=1-11

Do you all think that would be a good choice? I'm looking for a solid reliable signal. I'll also need to split the signal to 4, maybe 5 tuners. Each of my HDhomeruns have 2 tuners and I may put an additional tuner card in the PC.

With cable I can actually get 2 recordings on one tuner if the channels are on the same stream. I won't get that option using ATSC OTA. So I would be dropping from 8 tuners to 4 which is why I may add another tuner card.

All the tuners will be located together so would a simple splitter work ok or should I get a pre-amp?

Thanks
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Old 24-Mar-2015, 6:56 PM   #2
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Your antenna choice is appropriate for your location.
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