[mythtv-users] OT Question About OTA Antennas
myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Sep 24 15:12:26 UTC 2007
On Sep 24, 2007, at 8:04 AM, James Oltman wrote:
> Well, I'm alive. I know, you're all relieved :-) I got up near
> the top of the antenna, and realized I don't like heights. So I
> thought of a different approach. I sat on the upper roof and using
> a very long bamboo stick, I pushed the antenna into position.
> Someone helped me by moving the rotor control in the correct
> direction. So the antenna is pointed correctly, however, I just
> get FOX in better now and the Church channels. I think that the
> amp I'm using isn't very good. It's several years old and a Radio
> Shack amp with no real measure of how much gain it's giving. Any
> thoughts on a new amp? Thanks!
Try it without an amp. It amplifies noise as well as signal you want.
I've never had better reception with one.
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