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Old 07-13-2015, 08:50 PM   #15
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Is there no ipad, iPhone, android.... App to show you where to point? Most of our smart gizmos have gps/location services in them. A well designed app could tell you from where you are standing, where to point it.


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All great stuff!! Thanks.
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Free App

After doing a little research, I found that Commander Compass Lite is free.

SatFinder, too!
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Android has an app called "TV Antenna Helper FREE" that I have used. It has a map function that will find all signals in the area, and their strength. I then switch it over to a compass view that lets me orient the RV to the direction of the signals. Fine tune after doing a channel search to get any marginal channels. Not perfect but it works.
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Android has an app called "TV Antenna Helper FREE" that I have used. It has a map function that will find all signals in the area, and their strength. I then switch it over to a compass view that lets me orient the RV to the direction of the signals. Fine tune after doing a channel search to get any marginal channels. Not perfect but it works.
I've tried several and this is my favorite. I have a Winegard crank up antenna. I put a black dot on the wheel that rotates the antenna indicating the direction the antenna is pointing. Using the compass mode I am able to quickly point in the direction of the local TV stations. Then fine tune.
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I just go outside and see what my neighbors are doing.
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I just go outside and see what my neighbors are doing.
That also works for me.
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The TV Fool web site will give you more information than you need. You can set an address and print a map and table. Also, .TV Towers for iPhone works very well using your current location.
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