[SATLUG] OT: FM Blocker for HDTV OTA?

Geoff geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Wed Jul 15 10:29:06 CDT 2009


Jeremy Mann wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 10:07 AM, redpill<toddwbucy at grandecom.net> wrote:
>   
>> Cheryl,
>>
>> don't know how handy you are with a power drill and hammer but have you
>> considered making one of these...
>> http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2009/01/maker_workshop_dtv_antenna_steadyca.html
>>
>> I made a variation of this antenna (no stand) and it works great. I get
>> about 25 dttv channels (i only watch 5 or so though).  given the cost
>> and effort it may be worth a try.
>>     
>
> Todd, I have made one of those, however I still cannot get KSAT, WOAI or KLRN.

that's because you need to have the thing outside, and up in the air
(where the signals are) not hiding behind the tv, inside the house,
around other electronic equipment, where the signals can not get to.



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