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post #1 of 5 Old 02-01-2015, 08:46 AM - Thread Starter
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OTA recption antennae needs.

Live in Davenport. On the hill. Clear view of sky but can't find/scan and local digital channels. I'm told a Leaf antennae would solve my problem so I'm looking for confirmation or suggestions from AVS experts.

Will that work with the Leaf just sitting near the TV?
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Leaf is nothing special, it's just the latest fad. Go to antennaweb.org and figure out what size antenna you need, and what direction to point it.
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Ok I get both yellow and red. Small multi directional and medium directional. I'm not sure what to do with that information now.

I still don't know what model to get or where it has to be placed.
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It gives a map that should give you direction, you can decide which stations matter most if they are in multiple directions. Mostly, cities tend to group transmitters together so you can use antennas effectively. You may have some channels listed from other nearby cities.

The Leaf should be enough for yellow range. But not if it is buried in the basement or there is a large brick building right next to you, in the way. Basically, you want it to be line-of-sight as much as possible.

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Don't waste time with either a Leaf or with antennaweb, neither are going to do you much good.

Go here: Please READ BEFORE POSTING

Read the instructions, follow the instructions, and someone will be able to give you informed advice instead of just guessing.
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