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Please help me choose a new antenna for post-transition. My current antenna is 10+ years old, but i get good reception on major channels. Digital channel 4 used to come in reguarly, but now I get weak signal more often. I am hoping a new antenna will solve my reception problems.


Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Here is my TV Fool analysis:
 

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The tvfool results, are they current situation or post transition?

Which antenna are you currently using?

What direction have you aimed the antenna?

Which channels do you currently receive?

Are you using a rotor?
 

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TV Fool results are for post-transition. I have a rotor and pre-amp, not sure what brand of antenna or pre-amp, but it is a VHF/UHF combo. It's usually pointed east to get the Nashville channels, but I get great reception for ch. 7 in Jackson in that position also.


I've read the forums but can't decide if I need a CM 4228 or XG-91, or something else. Thanks for you help.
 

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You have one low vhf (ch 5, cbs), one high vhf (ch 9, pbs) and several uhf stations. The two antennas you listed are UHF only antennas (although the CM 4228 has some gain on certain high vhf channels). As I see it, you have a choice of a single combo unit such as the winegard 7084 or a two antenna solution with separate vhf and uhf antennas. Since you are using a rotor, I would recommend the XG-91 for uhf (lighter, less load to rotate) and say the Winegard HD5030 for vhf. There may be better options for a vhf only antenna.
 
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