We recently cut the cord, and I was hoping to get some help with one stubborn OTA channel, the CW (WHDF). I'm in Madison, AL. When we decided to cut the cord, I picked up an RCA ANT751, placed it in my attic, aimed it at Monte Sano, and connected it to an HDHomeRun Connect. Apart from a bit of trouble with WHNT, it works great.
However, my wife is a fan of several shows on the CW, so I was on the hook to get that working. In the past, I'd tried smaller antennas and had zero luck with it. When I was testing the ANT751, I placed it on my kitchen table, loosely aimed towards TN, and connected it to a USB tuner. It picked it up pretty well, which I found encouraging. I purchased another antenna and installed it at the other end of my attic, correctly aimed. Since this required 50' of coax, I also added an RCA pre-amp; I have a 3' coax going from the antenna to the pre-amp mounted on the mast. Unfortunately, I'm not getting anything from it. Oddly, with or without the pre-amp, it's pretty much zero signal, though I had slightly more luck without it (as in, a picture came up, froze, and Media Center said it lost the signal).
Is anyone in the area able to pick this channel up well these days?