[mythtv-users] OT: DIY Antennas in the attic, is a ground necessary?

Tom Flair tom at graniteskies.net
Mon Oct 5 19:45:30 UTC 2009

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 6:00 AM, Dennis Cartier <dennis.cartier at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 12:06 AM, Tom Flair <tom at graniteskies.net> wrote:
>> I've had a few issues recently with my OTA recordings from my HD Homerun
>> showing some distortion and breaking up entirely on a few stations.  Since
>> I've recently moved from an apartment to a house, I thought it might be a
>> good idea to upgrade my cheap, powered antenna with a DIY antenna.  (
>> http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/01/maker_workshop_dtv_antenna_steadyca.htmlis the guide I followed)    I'm hoping this will cure the signal issues.
> You may want to have a look at another DIY antenna for this application.
> The Gray Hoverman antennas which were recently updated for the OTA DTV
> changes on digitalhome.ca are extremely good anntennas. See
> http://www.digitalhome.ca/ota/superantenna/
> <snip>

> Dennis
That is certainly an impressive antenna. The examples given certainly put my
little hack job to shame.  :)
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