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Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Long Island and Upstate NY
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Looks like you live between 2 markets, Oak/SF and Sacramento. And they are both about 180 degrees in the opposite direction, to the NE and SW.
Since you have terrain between you and the towers, I would put 2 separate VHF/UHF combo antennas outdoors on 1 mast, each facing opposite directions towards each respective market, combined into a joiner/combiner. You probably will need a pre-amp as well,
But as a test, I would get 1 antenna first and see what results you get from each market, and go from there.
As far as what antenna to get, the Antennacraft HBU-22 at Radio Shack would be one choice. You can easily return it if results are not good.