[mythtv-users] Understanding HD Antennas ( was HDHomeRun and jumpy video)
jedi at mishnet.org
Sun Sep 16 04:36:59 UTC 2007
On Sat, Sep 15, 2007 at 09:56:43PM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> Kevin Hulse wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 15, 2007 at 11:00:05AM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> >> Kevin Hulse wrote:
> >>> What makes you think the yuppie neighbors would agree with my idea of "reasonable"?
> >> In at least one case "reasonable" was defined as less than one meter
> >> across and mounted 12 feet or less above the highest point of the structure.
> > That restriction pretty much rules out any decent suburban HD antenna.
> > There's one model that kind of looks like mini-sat dish but that one's
> > not powerful enough for my requirements.
> I believe the case I referred had to do with satellite antennas, not
> terrestrial TV broadcast antennas.
> Most often something can be worked out, unless you have one of those
> situations where a "back door deal" has been made to try and enrich the
> local cable company :-)
> You could always try hiring a local artist to make the antenna "beautiful".
One of the bigger multi-directional "butterfly" antennas is about the size
of a movie theatre one sheet. I was thinking of just taking one of those antennas and
putting a movie poster across it (dry mounted mebbe) and just hanging it up in the
There's a "photo frame" antenna that is this same basic idea.
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