[SATLUG] OT: Built my own DTV antenna

David Kowis dkowis at shlrm.org
Sun Apr 26 14:50:00 CDT 2009


Jeremy Mann wrote:
> I finally got on the DTV bandwagon this weekend. I received my HD
> receiver and hooked up my Radio Shack powered rabbit ears. I scanned
> and got 3 channels. Not too bad I thought since even on just straight
> rabbit ears I've never received a good signal. I began experiementing
> with various antenna projects I found on the 'Net and settled on the
> project using 8 wire coat hangers in a criss cross fashion. Now I get
> 10 channels and an occasional blip losing a channel.

How about the link for that plan?

We get poor DTV reception out here, and that sounds lots cheaper than 
something I could buy. I could put that puppy in the attic, and amplify 
the signal throughout my cable network (i got the house prewired)


Thanks,
David



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