I have the Channel Master 4221 pointed towards Detroit (I'm in Windsor, Ontario). Detroit stations are about 30 miles from me. The antenna works great I get all UHF Detroit at %100 on my Tivax tuner FOX is high band VHF and I'm getting %70.
I can fiddle with the 4221 and get some Toledo stations while still getting all Detroit stations albeit not as strong but very acceptable.
I bought the HBU33 prior to FOX power adjustment, for the first month after the transition FOX came in at %40 and numerous drops. I got antsy and bought the HBU33 with the intention of pointing that at FOX to get the VHF and the 4221 for the rest of the UHF. I got lazy putting the HBU33 on the roof and when FOX boosted power my 4221 ended up picking it up at %70 solid.
So I'm stuck with a second antenna. I have fiddled with it though.
The HBU33 on it's own picks up some Detroit at no more than %40, with drops and not all the channels are available. I was hoping to add it to my 4221 and gain some gain and beamwidth, don't know if that's what's supposed to happen in hopes of getting Toledo.
Is there a way to 'turn off' the UHF part of the HBU33?
Also, I have an old VHF only antenna (I think it's VHF). It looks like the HBU33 but has more/longer elements but it doesn't have the part that looks like this > at the front of the antenna.
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