[mythtv-users] channels missing in the SF bay area

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 23:53:39 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 4:17 PM, Josh Mastronarde <jmastron at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 3:48 PM, Marco Nelissen<marco.nelissen at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Really? I'll have to check I still have proper reception of all
> > channels then, since my antenna is UHF only. Though flipping through
> > channels yesterday I'm pretty sure I still got channel 7 (assuming you
> > mean KGO/ABC).
> As I understand it, most "UHF" antennas can handle the "VHF high" band
> (channels 7-13), albeit not as well as a specifically tuned antenna.
> It's "VHF low" (2-6) that require the largest and most directional
> antennas.

I imagine some on the upper channels of the higher band could pickup
depending on one's particular issues. But, 7 is near the end. My UHF-only
antenna (square shooter) doesn't pick it up. I'm LOS about 45miles.

Brad Fuller
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