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Old 08-12-2020, 01:03 PM
 
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Jiminnm,


I just went to that site, and it shows all of the local channels that I am looking for: 2,4,5,7,9. and 13 with strong signals for my location. So, I agree, it has to be the antenna. But I live in a apartment building, and I hear many of neighbors blasting their TVs with no problem, and there is no cable in this building. I feel like I am in solitary confinement !
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Old 08-12-2020, 01:41 PM
 
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I highly recommend the Mohu Leaf indoor antenna. I purchased 3 a few years ago, two for myself and one for family as gift. Works great in picking up most free over air channels. I receive about 50 channels in total and some are duplicates from neighboring cities: Detroit to Canton OH to Canadian station! We have a few local channels (Cleveland network affiliates) which have not upgraded transmitter tower infrastructure.



Depending on weather conditions they can be lost. Also, depending on where your unit is located in a large residential building in respect to the transmitter towers it may be more of a challenge especially if you are going through multiple units walls and the construction type. You'll have to play around with the placement to find optimum reception.
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Old 08-13-2020, 02:58 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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I had no luck with a leaf. In Cleveland also. Got about 20 channels and NOT 19 or 3 which are the two I wanted. So not a big fan.
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Old 08-19-2020, 10:52 AM
 
Location: The Triad (NC)
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I had no luck with a leaf. In Cleveland also. Got about 20 channels and NOT 19 or 3 which are the two I wanted. So not a big fan.
The flat antenna on the EAST side of my house pulls in different channels to that TV ... vs the same set up on the WEST side.
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Old 08-19-2020, 08:19 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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EAST wasn't an option for me. SOUTH and WEST.
Moved to a new house with an external antenna attached = 50 channels. It's crazy.
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Old 08-20-2020, 06:07 AM
 
Location: The Triad (NC)
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EAST wasn't an option for me. SOUTH and WEST.
Moved to a new house with an external antenna attached = 50 channels. It's crazy.
Lucky you. I have one for the attic... not installed yet.
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The point is that the broadcast antenna's are where they are.
Don't look north if they're to the south or west.

Look up YOUR area and know:
https://www.fcc.gov/media/engineering/dtvmaps
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Old 08-20-2020, 09:51 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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I'm good now. All it took was buying a new house.
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Old 08-26-2020, 12:27 AM
 
Location: Troy, NY
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You can also get more help here:

https://www.tvfool.com/ <------ Use this report to get help at avsforum.
https://www.avsforum.com/forums/loca...-reception.45/
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