[mythtv-users] OT: ATSC "omnidirectional" antenna recommendations

Christopher Meredith chmeredith at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 22:09:05 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 7:43 AM, Rob Davis <rob at davis-family.info> wrote:

> > Finally bought a house after years of renting, and I want to do a
> one-time
> > installation/adjustment of an antenna that will get me all my available
> > OTA
> > channels. I had done this earlier with a programmable indoor Radio Shack
> > antenna. It usually worked, but required a lot of constant adjustment and
> > calibration. I'd like to get something that won't have to be messed with.
> > All my stations are "red," according to antennaweb, and are all within an
> > arc of 8 degrees or so.
> >
> > Do people have "omnidirectional" antennas that are working well in a
> > low-maintenance setup? Thanks!
> >
> Can you provide a tvfool report for your area?  www.tvfool.com
> Saying that, you'll get more On Topic advice from
> http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/forumdisplay.php?f=6
> As someone else wrote, a directional antenna will give you much better
> results than an omni.  I use an Antennacraft HD33 to pick up stations
> about 60 miles away.  The important thing is to get it as high as
> possible.

Wow, great site. Here's my report:


*Clearly I need to do a little more research.
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