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I live in Salinas CA any only want a few channels for the news. I use AT&T to connect to the web. Info that I have read says that it can bring in stations 50 miles away. Any input on this antenna?

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I think a lot here will agree the Leaf is more gimmick than anything. And that it's bi-directional which can be a blessing or a curse, depending on your own situation.

As mentioned above, we can help you more with a location, your TVFool report and more information about your situation (ranch, multi-story, apartment, condo, nearby airport... etc).

The more you tell us the more we can help.

But, since you don't seem to want a lot, I'd just grab some $12 rabbit ears from Walmart and work your way up, if necessary.

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Thanks for the reply. I am heading down to Salinas this morning. Unfortunately I have already purchased the Leaf 50. I will report back on my success. It apparently has to be connected through the USB port on the TV. I am keeping my fingers crossed.

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And that it's omnidirectional

Except it isn't, it's bi-directional.
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I live in Salinas CA any only want a few channels for the news. I use AT&T to connect to the web. Info that I have read says that it can bring in stations 50 miles away. Any input on this antenna?
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There's only 3 stations in Salinas with news; KSBW NBC/ABC, KION CBS and KCBA now showing KTVU news. You should be able to get those stations with just about any antenna.


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Except it isn't, it's bi-directional.
Duh. I knew that. Fixed.

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