[mythtv-users] OT Question About OTA Antennas

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Sep 24 15:32:32 UTC 2007

On Sep 24, 2007, at 8:30 AM, James Oltman wrote:

> On 9/24/07, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> 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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> Brad,
> Earlier last week, the antenna was plugged into the amp and the  
> HDHR was also plugged in.  However, the amp wasn't on (ie, it had  
> no power to it).  I gather that this is the same thing as removing  
> the amp from the equation.  If not, I can try directly plugging  
> into the antenna.  What do you think?
> Jim

Turning it off is probably good enough. With the amp off and the  
antenna in the correct direction you'll probably have better luck  
with signal.

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