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I remember that when I was initially setting up my antenna for OTA DTV reception, I found a very helpful site which would tell you the distance to each station broadcasting in your area. I would like look up the Ct or PA stations that I might be able to receive from Long Island in place of the lost NYC stations.
 

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 www.antennaweb.com doesn't seem to show the distance to the transmission towers. If it does, please tell me where.


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Paul,


You can also try www.titantv.com. Go to Antenna Selector, pick the stations you want to receive and then hit "map station distribution". This gives you a nice map with distances to each of the broadcast towers.


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It's NOT the antennaweb site. The site that I'm thinking of was very technical, something about a Topographical engineering survey. It wasn't very flashy, it was almost like a program that an engineer would use.
 

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Hi Paul,


Perhaps the info here? .


Thanks,

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I don't know if this is the site to which you were referring, but I used the Zenith Aircraft Company's Virtual GPS site: http://www.zenithair.com/misc/distance.html


It works best if you have the latitude and longitude coordinates of your home as well as the broadcast tower(s) you are interested in. You can find the latter at the FCC Television Database Query site: http://www.fcc.gov/mmb/vsd/tvq.html


Using these two sites, I was able to determine not only the actual air distance to three local broadcast towers, but also the geographical heading which was a big help in setting up my antenna rotator.


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