[mythtv-users] Pre-amp for Hauppauge 1600
briandlong at gmail.com
Tue May 18 11:18:17 UTC 2010
On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 1:06 AM, Dave Day <david.scott.day at gmail.com> wrote:
> I ended up building a single bay Gray-Hoverman (one hour at Home Depot and
> 3 hours at the work bench). The particular version I built is considered
> a UHF only antenna, so my plan was to first fix my main problem which was
> the UHF stations, and then I thought I would build a yagi for the two vhf
> Of course when I finished it I was anxious to get a hint of whether it
> would help. So I went to the attic and just set the SBGH down on the attic
> floor under the rotor/antenna and moved the RG-6 coax to the balun on the
> Gray-Hoverman. I pointed the SBGH in the general direction of my stations
> and went to check the reception. It was great! Apparently all the stations
> are pretty comfortably above the threshold where lock occurs because the
> pictures on all 7 stations are basically perfect. And, ironically, the two
> VHF stations are as good or better than they were before, even though the
> SBGH model I built is supposed to only be a UHF antenna.
Specifically which SBGH plans did you use? I found the DigitalHome forum
and wondered which plan you used.
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