OTA Antenna Success in Dunedin?

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Old 04-04-2019, 11:59 AM
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I live in lake deaton have the same exact setup as you, have been having issues lately with ABC 9.1 going out.
(can’t watch jeopardy) Any suggestions?
Try ABC 20-1. One may work when the other doesn't. We are in the fringe area, far, far away from the Orlando station transmission towers. Weather conditions can affect reception on some days.
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Old 04-04-2019, 01:46 PM
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Try ABC 20-1. One may work when the other doesn't. We are in the fringe area, far, far away from the Orlando station transmission towers. Weather conditions can affect reception on some days.
Thanks UpNorth I will try. And I did see the previous post about mounting on roof and I do realize I would get better reception, IMHO I don’t think it looks very attractive that’s why mine is mounted in the attic.
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Old 04-05-2019, 07:03 AM
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Thank you all for the input. I have ordered an antenna and will see how it goes.
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Old 04-05-2019, 10:50 AM
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Post about it when you do, my hubby is really interested in the results too.
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Old 04-05-2019, 02:17 PM
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That seems to be a problem with 9.
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Old 06-08-2019, 08:08 AM
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As op, here are my results and recommendation;

I tackled this problem and using the generous recommendation of someone in my Village of Dunedin, I purchased a Clearstream 4 with mount and a Winegard pre-amp. Total cost wire wires, etc was about $140.

Here's Amazon links to both: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...e?ie=UTF8&th=1
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I mounted in my attic above garage and aimed. Didn’t get much so I researched the antenna which led me to antennasdirect.com. The have a pointer app for iphone which I used and immediately got all the major stations except channel 2 - NBC which is still VHF.

I emailed antennadirect and they were quite responsive. The took my address, confirms distant and aim, and suggested adding a Clearstream C5 and a combiner which I have not done yet. Additional about $130.

https://www.amazon.com/ClearStream-I...-1-spons&psc=1
https://www.amazon.com/Antennas-Dire...JAFB2F26S912W2

My suggestion is to start with antenna direct and see if they can offer a single antenna that will do both right up front.

Lastly, as mentioned previously, remember that you have to do a new channel search with each tweak.

Hope that helps.
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Old 06-11-2019, 06:30 AM
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As op, here are my results and recommendation;

I tackled this problem and using the generous recommendation of someone in my Village of Dunedin, I purchased a Clearstream 4 with mount and a Winegard pre-amp. Total cost wire wires, etc was about $140.

Here's Amazon links to both: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...e?ie=UTF8&th=1
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I mounted in my attic above garage and aimed. Didn’t get much so I researched the antenna which led me to antennasdirect.com. The have a pointer app for iphone which I used and immediately got all the major stations except channel 2 - NBC which is still VHF.

I emailed antennadirect and they were quite responsive. The took my address, confirms distant and aim, and suggested adding a Clearstream C5 and a combiner which I have not done yet. Additional about $130.

https://www.amazon.com/ClearStream-I...-1-spons&psc=1
https://www.amazon.com/Antennas-Dire...JAFB2F26S912W2

My suggestion is to start with antenna direct and see if they can offer a single antenna that will do both right up front.

Lastly, as mentioned previously, remember that you have to do a new channel search with each tweak.

Hope that helps.
Those link i am sure are helpful but those antennas are not what i recommend the DB4E are the best, just fyi
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