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Old 04-17-2013, 10:47 AM   #1
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Weak Signal on TV air chanels

In some locations I have trouble getting all network chanels. Sometimes only 2 of 4 network chanels. I have the Winguard Sensapro and can rotate the Winguard gull wing type antena to get a 65 plus signal strength, but still don't get all 4 network chanels.
Any opinions on which type of antenas work best for air reception the more remote locations?
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Signal strength is a function of distance and barriers between you and the transmitter site. There are many places in the country where there is no over the air signals now because of the new digital requirements. Check www.antennapoint.com/and you will get an idea what is available for your location and which way to adjust your antenna for best service. Hope this helps.
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If you have a smartphone, there is a free app called "tv antenna helper" that will provide you with transmission tower locations, signal strength and station identifiers.
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A few things that effect the reception.
- Distance from the transmitting antenna.
-height of the transmitting antenna.
-obstructions between you and the antenna.
-height of your antenna.

In a given area, you may not be able to get all networks. It may require reaiming the antenna for some of the stations.

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You may need a converter box from RC to get the signals.
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