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Originally Posted by cpalmer2k View Post
Just an update.. I finally was able to identify the rest of my setup. I'm using the Winegard 8800 previously mentioned with a AP 8275 pre-amp. That was much higher up the line than I expected. I estimate the antenna only is at about 15 feet too because of the location near the base of my roof on the back side of the house.

I played with my previously mentioned Solid Signal X10 some this week from indoors, and was able to lock WMYA in with it from inside the house. Given that I think I'm going to try turning my current antenna towards GSP and see if I still get the Charlotte stations from the back side. If that doesn't work I might try the MCM antenna with a separate VHF unit or the VHF retrofit kit.
That Winegard 8275 preamp has a high gain of 29db VHF and 28db UHF, which I think may be a bit too powerful for your location. Although it may seem to work. But a more moderate gain of 16d or 19db may be more appropriate, such as Channel Master 7778 or Winegard LNA-200.
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