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By my count, this is post 6. As I said in my original post, I live in Waterbury and am looking for some help and or advice on antenna selection so that I may cut the Cable from Comcast. Here is my TVFool plot


http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wr...2c15d0f9630058


As previously stated, unfortunately, in the attic is the best that I will be able to do, and that is not 100% certain, as I have to get the landlords permission. I watch a Panny 55ST60 plasma, and the picture is great ! I'd like to keep it that way, without Comcast.

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Some additional details. The building I live in is a standard frame structure with typical shingle roofing (only one layer of shingles as the roof was stripped down 2 years ago). Walls are drywall with wood frame studs. If I can get into the attic, I will be 20-25 feet above ground level. My apartment runs approximately N-S, with windows facing both directions on both floors. Thanks for your attention .




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Yeah, WVIT must be more then. There's no way a person can see 3ms vs. 0ms. Maybe 50-100ms. I usually adjust increments of 10 or 20ms, and even then I can't see one or two increments.
Last night the synch issue on NBC Evening News was a good deal better, perhaps not perfect, but now I need to adjust my end back to zero and maybe that will do it. They had something goofy going on there for sure.
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Makz, your best bet is to get a small antenna with high VHF coverage for WTNH. You could use this http://www.walmart.com/ip/10828410?w...872274&veh=sem or http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp...u=716079000987 . It should be aimed at New Haven 148 Deg.
A mid sized UHF antenna aimed at the Hartford channels possibly with a preamp should get the rest of the network stations. Possibilities include http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp...0Antennas&sku= or http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp...0Antennas&sku=
The signals from the two antennas can be combined with http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=UVSJ&ss=420115
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AntennasDirect is known for their OTA stuff. Not that SolidSignal is bad, but they are just a reseller. AntennasDirect designs their own stuff.
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I provided the links to give a sample model and some info on the antennas. Other similar antennas would probably work as well and the same model can be bought any dealer the person wishes.
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WRNT ch. 48

I discovered some new info. I always thought it was showing Retrotv, but apparently its AMGTV. If you want to see clearly what the channel is showing just go to their website, which shows the broadcast online for free. http://www.amgtv.tv. I also came across some other persons comments regarding WRNT on another site. they said :

"WRNT used to be a Retro TV affiliate years ago, but in the last several years it has carried the AMGTV network. Retro TV's national website still (wrongly) lists WRNT as its Connecticut affiliate. While WRNT is still on the air as of this writing, its new owner, Landover 5 LLC, plans eventually to cease broadcasting and use Channel 48's frequency for wireless broadband. Landover 5 has purchased many low-power TV stations across the U.S. to use the channels' frequencies for this national broadband venture. "

Here are some links of interest about landover
http://www.landoverwireless.com
http://rbr.com/lptv-fan-landover-5-strikes-again/
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new winegard automatic antenna

what you people think of this new automatic antenna?
http://www.winegard.com/rayzarauto/
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I would like to see some real reviews. I have seen it priced at about $350. It better be really special.
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what you people think of this new automatic antenna?
http://www.winegard.com/rayzarauto/
That looks pretty cool. For an RV.
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