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I am trying to tweak the reception from my basement office for a particular channel (FOX). I have an ATI HDTV Wonder and am using the antenna that came with it. I stretch the coax cable across my basement over to a window on the other side of the house (in the direction of the station I'm trying to get) and can get it intermittently. I think the signal strength is 30-40%.


Am I better off:


1) Running the cable outside to get it higher, or

2) Buying a better indoor antenna?


I currently only get 3 networks (Fox, ABC, PBS) and would really like to get the other major networks, too.


Am willing to spend $50-$100 if it will do that.


Your help is appreciated.
 

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According to AntennaWeb, I want one that will handle the "blue - uhf" frequencies, or as they put it, a "larger directional antenna".


So where do I go for a recommendation on which actual antenna to buy? Is there a place like that on their site?


Edit: all I could find was this:

http://www.antennaweb.org/aw/info.aspx?page=more_info


that has a picture w/ dif't color codes. The antennas in the store are supposed to have these codes on the boxes...
 

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Here it is. Sorry if it is not in the right format. I'm trying to get Fox-43.


Antenna

Type Call Sign Channel Network City Compass

Orientation Miles

From Frequency

Assignment

yellow - uhf

WITF-DT 33.3 PBS HARRISBURG 55° 8.6 36

yellow - uhf

WLYH-DT 15.1 CW LANCASTER 100° 27.3 23

yellow - vhf

WHP-DT 21.1 CBS HARRISBURG 55° 8.6 4

yellow - vhf

WHTM-DT 27.1 ABC HARRISBURG 33° 4.5 10

blue - uhf

WPMT-DT 43.1 FOX YORK 138° 25.6 47

blue - uhf

WGAL-DT 8.1 NBC LANCASTER 139° 24.5 58

violet - uhf

WGCB-DT 30.1 IND RED LION 149° 32.1 30
 
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