[mythtv-users] Coax splitters - how painful are they?
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Tue Sep 25 19:08:47 UTC 2007
On Tue, Sep 25, 2007 at 09:56:04AM -0400, Tom Dexter wrote:
> For OTA would he possibly be better off using a mast mounted amp
> rather than a powered splitter? That's what I'm doing.
If you're OTA, you're *always* better putting the amp up the pole, yes.
Note that you can have *too much* signal, as well; it usually seems to
cause herringbone distortion.
And don't forget "twist": the signal level difference from one end of
the band to the other; most consumer amps don't have an adjustment for
Does there remain no way to get a signal-strength reading out of the
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