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Old 09-14-2016, 04:35 PM
 
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Most of the chans are junk. But ME TV is good and the other that shows oldies on chan 10.2. They are only shown in 408i. 1080P never even made it broadcast.
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Old 09-14-2016, 06:41 PM
 
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Most of the chans are junk. But ME TV is good and the other that shows oldies on chan 10.2. They are only shown in 408i. 1080P never even made it broadcast.
Hogan's Heroes at 10:00 rocks! Nice to see Bob Newhart occasionally, too.



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Old 09-15-2016, 05:42 PM
 
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My sucky apartment complex won't allow outdoor antennas. But I have this one propped up inside the living room pointing toward Riverview and still get about 50 local channels, many of them with a strong or full signal. I think everything is in Riverview to make it a central location where you can point your antennas toward one place and get everything.

Unfortunately, a third of the channels are in Spanish. Because after all, this is America. The other third are trying to convert you. And when the neighbor runs their garbage disposal, it knocks out channel 3 WEDU. But anyways, here it is:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 09-15-2016, 05:53 PM
 
Location: Spring Hill Florida
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My sucky apartment complex won't allow outdoor antennas. But I have this one propped up inside the living room pointing toward Riverview and still get about 50 local channels, many of them with a strong or full signal. I think everything is in Riverview to make it a central location where you can point your antennas toward one place and get everything.

Unfortunately, a third of the channels are in Spanish. The other third are trying to convert you. And when the neighbor runs their garbage disposal, it knocks out channel 3 WEDU. But anyways, here it is:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
That antenna should do fine. It is a good design. I would want more director elements for maximum gain.
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Old 09-15-2016, 05:57 PM
 
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It basically rocks considering it's indoors. The smaller size makes it fit inside better. Something outdoors might get all the local channels no matter what direction you point it, for all we know. In fact, If I had an outdoor antenna, I'd prolly point it toward Orlando and do a channel scan. Then you might get stuff from 2 major TV markets and have a whole mess of channels, especially when band conditions are open.
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Old 09-15-2016, 07:50 PM
 
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That antenna should do fine. It is a good design. I would want more director elements for maximum gain.
This is the one I have in a closet in my office. Pulls in over 50 channels from the Riverview antenna farm:

Ditch Cable with a DIY HDTV Antenna

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Old 09-15-2016, 07:55 PM
 
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It basically rocks considering it's indoors. The smaller size makes it fit inside better. Something outdoors might get all the local channels no matter what direction you point it, for all we know. In fact, If I had an outdoor antenna, I'd prolly point it toward Orlando and do a channel scan. Then you might get stuff from 2 major TV markets and have a whole mess of channels, especially when band conditions are open.
I can't get nothing with a indoor antenna. I am 40 or miles away from Riverview. Chan 10 is close, but that is it.

I use a outdoor and get what i need..
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