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My Homemade High Gain Tv Antenna
I built my own 120 mile high gain digital, UHF/VHF, TV antenna for my desert homestead.
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Homemade Gray Hoverman UHF Antenna
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Digital TV Antenna Experiments 02: DIY Super Long Range Axial / Helical "Rural" Antenna, TV DXing
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Build The All in 1 TV Antenna
In this video I show you how make build a TV antenna the Build All in 1 TV Antenna . the TV antenna has VHF and UHF. How to make a HD HDTV TV antenna. RCA booster.
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Homemade Gray-Hoverman TV antenna
This video shows how I designed, modeled, and built a Gray-Hoverman antenna for TV reception. Exceeded the performance of a Channel Master 4-bay antenna! Additional links: Antenna design file - http://freezerdev.blogspot.com/2015/01/homemade-gray-hoverman-antenna-design.html 4nec2 - http://www.qsl.net/4nec2/ nikiml's python scripts - http://clients.teksavvy.com/~nickm/scripts.html Optimized versions of the NEC2 engine - http://users.otenet.gr/~jmsp/
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DIY ultralight  UHF antenna
In this video I show you how to construct a simple, ultralight, inexpensive, and broadbanded UHF antenna. Cover 70 CM through GMRS in one simple, lightweight, and durable design.
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HDTV Antenna - How to Custom Build TV Antenna
Learn how to custom build a your TV antenna that's "Taylor Made" for that "hard to get" station. I use the same Fractal Bowtie design to demonstrate how you can custon build your TV antenna depending on the frequency. I also share a couple websites that offer information such as: where the tv towers are, their distance and transmitting frequency that will help you build your antenna. Even though this Fractal Bowtie antenna is designed for UHF reception, picking up the VHF station demonstrated in this video was still a small success.
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HDTV Antenna   Build it Yourself!
Powerful, Wide Frequency Range - Yet Easy to Build. Brings in VHF high as if it were UHF. My best experiment yet!
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Homemade 70cm Yagi Beam Antennas
A short video showing two of my homemade Yagi-Uda antennas for 70cm. One el-cheapo (actually free) wooden 7 element and a much better built 10 element.
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How To Make The Ultimate Tv Antenna
This video shows how to make the best TV antenna you can own. I got all the channels from 60 miles away with the antenna 5 ft high in my front yard.This antenna will out perform any antenna you will ever find.This antenna is a great DIY project. How to make a tv antenna. How To Make The Ultimate Tv Antenna. How To Make a Tv Antenna. how to make a indoor tv antenna. how to make a outdoor tv antenna. channel master antenna. winegard tv antenna. db8. how to make a fractal tv antenna. fractal antenna.how to make tv antenna signal stronger. how to make tv antenna at home.the best tv antenna.diy tv antenna. best diy tv antenna. how to make a digital tv antenna. how to make a coat hanger tv antenna. How To Make The Ultimate Tv Antenna.channel master booster.
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Tutorial on how to make your very own log periodic tv antenna (uhf only) Unsure where to point your antenna/aerial? U.S. TV station finder... http://transition.fcc.gov/mb/engineering/maps/ U.K. Transmitter finder... http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/postcodechecker/
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HDTV Antenna   SUPER EASY   Great Performance
The Tri-4 antenna. In this video, I compare it to the performance of one of my older designs, the Fractal Bowtie. I don't necissarily compare them in terms of distance and power, (even though it is) but rather in frequency range. The Tri-4 has a wider range of frequency sensitivity for picking up some of those VHF high stations that you might not get otherwise with other antennas. It is also very easy to build!
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Homemade TV antennas becoming popular
Some people are getting rid of cable and satellite dishes.
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20 foot long homemade yagi TV antenna
Here is my homemade 20' long yagi antenna designed specifically for UHF TV frequencies. The designs for the antenna as well as the functions to scale the design to a different frequency came from http://www.cebik.com/ (Note, you must register with the site in order to view the content.)
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DIY antennas The VHF / UHF folding ground plane antenna v2.0
Short video on a lightweight and packable VHF/ UHF antenna that has broad bandwidth , good performance, simple in implementation, and low cost.
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Simple VHF and UHF dipole antenna
DIY simple dipole antenna for VHF and UHF bands (2m and 70cm). Works great with RTL-SDR recievers and Baofeng portable radios. Build instructions: http://www.amateurradio.bz/2m-70cm_vertical_dipole_antenna.html Use dipole antenna calculator for correct dimensions! SWR Measurements of this antenna: https://youtu.be/yRjGFTcL4-U
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How to build a Digital TV antenna - 100% working
Building a digital TV antenna with simple materials. Construindo uma antena de televisão digital terrestre.
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Homemade single channel Yagi TV antenna
This video shows how I designed, modeled, and built a Yagi antenna for TV reception, specifically channel 19. Additional links: Antenna design file - http://freezerdev.blogspot.com/2015/01/homemade-yagi-antenna-design-and-model.html 4nec2 - http://www.qsl.net/4nec2/ nikiml's python scripts - http://clients.teksavvy.com/~nickm/scripts.html Optimized versions of the NEC2 engine - http://users.otenet.gr/~jmsp/
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$5 DIY HDTV Antenna! Get FREE TV!
Build this easy HDTV Antenna and get FREE TV! Eliminate cable and satellite! Support this video and get your FREE download at http://audible.com/kipkay Get the antenna template here: http://kipkay.com/documents/ More videos at http://www.kipkay.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KipkayVideos Laser Videos: http://bit.ly/KipkayLaserVideos Easy Projects: http://bit.ly/KipkayEasyProjects Pranks & Jokes: http://bit.ly/KipkayPranks LED Videos: http://bit.ly/LEDProjects Hacks & Mods: http://bit.ly/KipkayHacks Spy Gadgets & Devices: http://bit.ly/KipkaySpy
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New Simple  HDTV Antenna Design with Measurements
I designed this little antenna on the basis that all hd channels are not UHF, some are upper VHF so i combined the coathanger design with VHF type elements and came up with this! enjoy hdtv uhf vhf transmisson dtv converter box high definition free simple small design
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High Gain TV Antenna Build #2
My Home-made 100+ Mile Digital TV Antenna-156 Channels!
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This is a easy TV antenna to build picks up VHF and UHF .Tested at 60 miles away from TV towers. Air TV channels transmit on frequencies ranging from 170 MHz to 860 MHz. The VHF-Hi band covers 175 to 230 MHz, while UHF covers 470 to 860 MHz. The gap between is used for cable TV. Receiving all these frequencies is difficult when using a single antenna. The Gray-Hoverman antenna has been designed by Doyt R. Hoverman and it was patented in the sixties. His design only covered a part of UHF band. However, with some improvements, the antenna can receive well both the UHF as well as VHF-Hi. This post will show two variants of this antenna that can be used to receive 170 to 230 MHz channels (5 - 12) and a part of UHF between 470 - 720 MHz (21 - 52 channels) with a minimum gain of 5 - 6 dBi. These are the simplest to build. There are however designs that offer a minimum gain of 8 dBi on VHF and 10 dBi on UHF. These antennas can be used for any kind of signal that can be received on the mentioned frequencies: analog TV, DVB-T, DVB-T2, ISDB-T, ATSC.
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HDTV Antenna - VHF Add On
VHF elements added to a fractal bowtie 4 bay dipole to make a UHF - VHF combination antenna. Does not reduce UHF reception and requires no extra components or switches. Works great for channels RF 7 - 13. VHF elements are 1/4 wavelength in size. For channels RF 2 - 6, 1/8 wavelength sizes may work but I am not able to test it since I don't have those channels in my area. VHF part of this antenna works better when the VHF elements are bent and turned a different direction than the UHF.
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Build the best HD Antenna, Free TV!!!!
Stop paying those annoying and pricey cable bills and "cut the cord" . This video provides Step by step instructions on how to build an HD Antenna at home for very little money. Comparison video at end
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DIY - FREE TV - How To Build a GREAT TV Antenna
Build a GREAT inexpensive TV antenna that outperforms other antennas you could pay more than $100 for. My home is 26 miles from the majority of our local station broadcast sights and I get every one of them with GREAT signal strength.
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DIY Dual Band VHF UHF antenna from surplus
Re-purposing / re-banding a cellular/PCS antenna into a dual band VHF UHF antenna. Items used are items from the "dollar box" at a hamfest tailgate and everyday hardware. Electronic surplus can be your friend !
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Best DIY Indoor Or Outdoor TV Antenna Ever Made
In this video I will show you how to make the best DIY TV antenna that you can make. This TV is a all around very good small TV antenna you can make. This TV antenna will make a good indoor or outdoor TV antenna. The antenna has a RCA Booster that goes with it. Best DIY Indoor Or Outdoor TV Antenna Ever Made . by Danny S. Hodges
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DIY Yagi-Uda Antenna
DIY Yagi-Uda antenna Frequency: 430 MHz
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Homemade HDTV Antenna ( Awesome! ) Stealth Hawk Antenna
This is probably the best HDTV antenna I have ever used. It pulls in just as many channels as my old 12 foot Channel Master! For its size, it is absolutely amazing!!! This antenna is called the Stealth Hawk, and was designed by OTA-Canuk. There are many versions of this TV antenna, some larger & more powerful. you can find them at http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=123803 Find your station map here: http://www.tvfool.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29 I receive 42 channels, and a handful of the stations are are over 50 miles away! I'm located in a rural, hilly area at about 1200+ feet elevation and have hills blocking the signals from furthest stations. The mast and antenna peak at about 23 foot. It was insanely cheap to build, about 12 bucks plus some scraps. This works as an indoor antenna as well! I plan on building a version of the Super Stealth Hawk, after I resurrect my 35 foot tower. Stealth Hawk #SH289 model is the premium Stealth Hawk design for overall performance Questions: ota_canuck digitalhome.ca/forum/showthrea­d.php?p=1824993#post1824993
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Combine UHF and VHF TV Antennas  Problem Solved
In this video I will show you what to use to Combine UHF and VHF TV Antennas together the right way. The product name is VHF / UHF Antenna Combiner from Antennas Direct. Merge the signals from a UHF antenna with the signal from a VHF antenna through one coaxial cable Perfect for applications requiring single band antennas All-weather housing protects connections from corrosion Includes UHF/VHF combiner diplexer, all-weather housing and mounting hardware
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VHF UHF antenna basics - DIY antennas from surplus 800mhz antennas for 2m 70cm and dual band
Video on repurposing surplus 800mhz 5/8 wave antennas to VHF and UHF. These antennas have little resale value and as such are ready candidates for experimentation at extremely low cost. Build it yourself , save money, and learn as you go.
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How to Build a HDTV Antenna - Fractal Bowtie Upgrade
Fractals work great for attic installations in my experience. They seem to lock in that reception and overcome interference somewhat better than straight elements do. In this upgrade, the work is a bit easier when it comes to bending wire. PVC material is used in place of wood since white PVC is 100% nonconductive and weatherproof as well. If you enjoy the music playing in the background of this video, please check out my website for free downloads. http://michaelburk.wixsite.com/michaelburkmusic
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Homemade HDTV Antenna (watch free TV)
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Building a Great Portable Antenna for VHF or UHF.
Building a Slim Jim antenna for 6m. Links: http://m0ukd.com/calculators/slim-jim-and-j-pole-calculator/ http://www.hamuniverse.com/slimjim.html Please see: https://www.patreon.com/radioprepper
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Participate in Our Monthly Contests: http://lanevids.com/contest HDTV Antennas on Amazon: http://amzn.to/2y1fhJf How to build the best HDTV antenna - I should you how to build the best HDTV antenna. It's a homemade hdtv antenna made from wood and copper. This DIY project to build a HDTV antenna works really well and it's easy to build. If you could catch just one cable channel for free, what would it be? DVR for Antenna No Subscription: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qc_JoxJUE-M Schematics: http://www.lanevids.com/how-to-build-a-homemade-hdtv-antenna/ Supplies you need to Make Homemade HDTV Antenna: 1. 10 Feet of Copper Wire - http://amzn.to/2fVKgA5 2. 6 Washers - http://amzn.to/2xjLPuq 3. 6 Wood screws - http://amzn.to/2fMb0zn 4. 2-3 foot piece of Wood - I used an old piece of fence wood 5. 1 Balum or Transformer - http://amzn.to/2fU89rE 6. Something that can cut the Wire - http://amzn.to/2y1FJ5f 7. Drill / Screwdriver - http://amzn.to/2kn7fW4 8. Tape Measure - http://amzn.to/2yJXW4X 9. Sharpie - http://amzn.to/2fNc323 💰Support Our Channel by Buying Anything On Amazon with this link: http://www.amazon.com/?tag=lane08-20 Subscribe to our Travel Videos: https://www.youtube.com/thetravelvlogfamily?sub_confirmation=1 This is how to build a homemade TV antenna so that you can catch FREE HDTV on NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC, & some other channels. All you need is some copper wire, screws, washers, a piece of wood and a balum. Join Our Member's Only FaceBook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2412655535/ Website I found the plans: jonkulp.blogspot.com/2009/01/hdtv-and-home-made-antennas.html WANNA BE FRIENDS? Instagram: @Lanevids Twitter: @LaneVids Facebook: /LaneVids Google Plus: http://gplus.to/LaneVids LANEVIDS SHIRTS: http://lanevids.spreadshirt.com WEBSITE: http://www.LaneVids.com Support us by shopping through out Amazon.com link. You pay the same great Amazon price, we just get a small percentage of the money: http://www.amazon.com/?tag=lane08-20 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "DRAW MY LIFE - LANEVIDS | The Story of Lane" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N5nf3wrxacs -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Make VHF UHF TV Antenna Aerial Booster Preamplifier
MMIC (Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits), this component is actually designed for microwave but do not be mistaken, because in fact: MMIC can be used from the frequency range DC to 3 or 4 GHz frequency. so MMIC suitable to amplify RF signals to track HF, VHF, UHF, SHF, microwave. you can make simple and cheap VHF UHF TV antenna (aerial) booster (amplifier) with MMIC. fairly well known MAR-X series made by Mini-Circuits, unfortunately I see on Ebay are quite expensive for me. so I look for other alternatives that are more affordable, I ordering MMIC RFMD Sirenza SGA-3486Z DC-5000MHz SiGe on Ebay. the price is quite cheap only $ 1 per component.
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Fractal TV Antenna VS The Ultimate TV Antenna
This video is where i am comparing 2 tv antennas in identical conditions from 60 miles away from the broadcast stations.Fractal TV Antenna VS The Ultimate TV Antenna here the power pack link https://youtu.be/t0WoKdMiXfo.How to make a tv antenna.how to make a fractal tv antenna. Then a fractal antenna may be your answer. And you can make one yourself, right at home! Fractal antennas uses a fractal design to maximize the perimeter of the material that can receive and transmit electromagnetic radiation within a given total surface area or volume. Sounds complicated, right.This antenna design grew out of my attempts to build an indoor HDTV antenna using fractal patterns after I had watched a TV show and had read a magazine article on the use of fractal patterns in cell phone antennas, My goal was to design an antenna that not only worked well, but one that was easy to build and could be built from easiliy obtainable materials. The result is an antenna that is somewhat omnidirectional, and performs well receiving digital TV signals at my home from the low end of the VHF high-band (i.e Channel 7 at 174 MHZ) to the high end of the 600 MHz UHF band. (There are no channels in the 700 MHz band in my area, but Channel 51 at 692 MHz is one of the strongest signals here. diy fractal tv antenna for hd digital tv. The first thing I would like to discuss is a little history, theory, and uses for fractal antennas. Fractal antennas are a recent discovery. First discovered back in 1988 by Nathan Cohen and later published and patented in 1995. A fractal antenna has a few unique attributes as seen in this definition from Wikipedia: "A fractal antenna is an antenna that uses a fractal, self-similar design to maximize the length, or increase the perimeter (on inside sections or the outer structure), of material that can receive or transmit electromagnetic signals within a given total surface area or volume." What exactly does that mean? Well, you need to know what a fractal is. Also from Wikipedia: "A fractal is generally a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size copy of the whole,a property called self-similarity." So basically, a fractal is a geometric shape that repeats and appears over and over no matter how far out or how far in you zoom magnificatio Fractal antennas have been found to be approximately 20% more efficient than normal antennas. Which could be useful. Especially if you want to make your own TV antenna to pick up over the air digital or high definition video, increase your cellular range, wifi range, FM or AM radio reception, and so on. Most cell phones already have built in fractal antennas. If you noticed in the past few years that cell phones no longer have antennas on the outside. That is because they have a internal fractal antenna etched on a circuit board which allows them to get better reception and pick up more frequencies such as bluetooth, cellular, and WIFI all from one antenna at the same time "A fractal antenna's response differs markedly from traditional antenna designs, in that it is capable of operating with good-to-excellent performance at many different frequencies simultaneously. Normally standard antennas have to be "cut" for the frequency for which they are to be usedand thus the standard antennas only work well at that frequency. This makes the fractal antenna an excellent design for wideband and multiband applications." The trick is to design your fractal antenna to resonate at what ever center frequency you wish to receive. Which means it will look different and be sized different depending on what you want to receive. A little math can be used to figure this out. (Or a online calculator) In my example, I am going to make a simple one but you may want to make a more elaborate one. The more elaborate the better. I will use a spool of 18 Gauge solid core wire to make a antenna as an example but you could go as far as to etch your own circuit boards for aesthetic reasons, to make it smaller, or more elaborate with more resolution and resonance. I am going to use the example of making a TV antenna for digital or high definition reception for over the air broadcasts. It is easier to work with these frequencies and they fall around half a foot to a few feet in length for half wavelengths of the signal. I am also going to base it off a common dipole antenna for simplicity and cheapness of parts for VHF. For UHF you may want to add a director or reflector which will also make it more direction dependent. VHF is direction dependent as well but instead of pointing directly at the TV station like UHF you want VHF rabbit ears (dipole antenna) to be perpendicular to the TV station. But there is a little more design to that. I want to keep this as simple as possible as it is already a very complex subject.
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how to build a tv antenna for free and tips for getting the best TV antenna
Diy tv antenna using coax cable. How to make a simple tv antenna, and Tips for Better TV Reception with Your Indoor Antenna
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Easy to build TV Antenna - Free digital TV - How to DIY
In this tutorial I show you how to build a low cost highly effective antenna that will receive digital broadcast television. If you want free TV, this is the video for you. You can DIY.
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How to Build an HDTV Digital Antenna - New and Improved
How to build an HDTV antenna that will be able to pick up weaker signals that other models would not be able to. Basically better bandwidth. pick up stations like CTV, CBS, CBC, CITYTV, Global, ABC, Basically any station that is broadcasting an unencrypted signal. All you need is 4 metal coat hangers, 10 wood screws, 10 washers, a Balun (UHF/VHF Matching transformer), 2 - 22inch strips of 18 gauge wire (or a size that is easily bendable), drill, cutter, and basic mechanical aptitude! Check out more tutorials or ask a tech question on my site at http://unusualtech.com
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Friends,today i show you how to make an antenna for digital television, using recycled materials,very easy to do.Leave your comment.
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150 Mile TV Antenna vs Turbo HD TV Antenna
In this video. I take a 150 mile TV antenna and try it up beside the Turbo HD TV Antenna for a test and review of the two TV antennas. From 60 miles to the TV towers.150 Mile TV Antenna vs Turbo HD TV Antenna. Best DIY Indoor Or Outdoor TV Antenna Ever Made. 150 Miles Amplified Antenna 360 Rotor Digital HD TV UHF VHF FM 36dB Rotor Remote 360°.
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✔ $4 DIY Best Antenna for HDTV 2018 ! FREE TV, NO CONTRACTS !
Build your EASY antenna and get HDTV channels for FREE ! Enjoy the best FTA channels, with NO CONTRACTS ! Just cut your cable or satellite TV :) Spanish version / Versión en español: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2otgRRZMc0
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How to build quick & easy HDTV Loop Antenna
For those living in Metropolitan areas, a simple loop fashioned around the base of a milk or water jug will work just as well as more complex designs. Apply double sided carpet tape to the back and mount against the wall or other support. I was able to receive 36 digital UHF signals in my area. Unfortunately, several of them were propaganda broadcasts of the religiously insane. After editing out the unwanted channels, we now have free access that is very useful should the cable or satellite service go down. Also, a few channels available over the air are not available with our cable service. Note that part of the transmission line is the 3" ends of the 24 gauge wire between the center (where soldered) and the outer edge of the jug. Keep the spacing of 5/16" between these two wires to maintain the 300 ohm impedance.
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Homemade VHF Antenna
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I hooked these tv antennas up 1 at the time to see which antenna had the best signal strength..both tv antennas are great tv antennas.I know from putting up tv antennas that the ClearStream 2V is a good antenna.and the homemade antenna is a good tv antenna also.antenna, receiving over-the-air HDTV is free.Access to all your local channels: Cable and satellite TV providers may not carry all the local channels in your area, or may not offer them in high definition. Also, contract disagreements between local cable operators and local broadcasters can mean that major networks may not be available via cable TV in your area.Access to out-of-town channels: With the right equipment and reception conditions, some viewers may even be able to receive out-of-town channels, some of which may carry sports programs that are locally blacked out. TV signal transmission is considered to be "line of sight." Getting reliable DTV reception beyond the curvature of the earth (approximately 70 miles) is difficult. So, the first step is to locate the transmitters for your local stations. There is no one magic antenna or antenna type that will deliver excellent TV reception in every location. The main factors determining reception are the distance and direction from the TV station transmitters to your home. Other factors include the transmitter's power and the height of its tower, the terrain between the tower and your antenna, and the size and location of any large buildings in the path of the transmission. If you live within a few miles of the transmitter, and the signal path is relatively unobstructed, you may be able to get adequate reception using a small set-top indoor antenna. But as you move farther away, getting usable signal strength becomes trickier. This is where careful antenna selection and installation become essential. Indoor antennas are generally small, designed to be placed on or near your TV. Outdoor antennas tend to be significantly larger and are intended for roof- or attic-mounting. In general, the larger an antenna's surface area is, the stronger the signal it will provide. The relative strength of the signal an antenna can deliver to a tuner is referred to as "gain" and is measured in decibels (dB). The higher the dB rating, the greater the gain. When you're aiming the antenna, use a compass to ensure your antenna is accurately and precisely oriented toward the signal source. At this stage, it's best to have a helper who can check picture quality and relay the information to you. (Most, but not all HDTVs and HDTV tuners include an onscreen signal strength meter.) Be sure to check the picture on all channels you want to receive before securing the antenna in place.If you plan to use an antenna in addition to a digital satellite TV system, you have a couple of options. One fairly easy solution is to attach a "clip-on" antenna to your satellite dish. Such antennas have built-in "diplexers" that combine the satellite and antenna signals onto a single cable, which can eliminate the need to run new cable. You'll need to install a diplexer at each satellite receiver to provide separate connections to the "Satellite In" and "Antenna In" jacks. A clip-on antenna usually performs better than an indoor antenna, but not as good as a larger outdoor antenna. Attic installationCompared to roof-mounting, installing an antenna in your home's attic has several appealing advantages: installation is much easier, the antenna is hidden from view, and the antenna and connections are not directly exposed to harsh weather. The main disadvantage of attic-mounting is poorer reception. As an example, a single layer of asphalt shingles over a standard plywood roof creates a 30%-50% reduction in signal strength. Attic-mounting can be an effective option in areas where strong signals are present. To maintain adequate signal strength, an amplifier or preamp is often used.Other to a mast and don't let the antenna touch the attic floor. how to make an indoor tv antenna work better. how to make an indoor tv antenna at home. how to make an hd antenna work better. how to make digital antenna stronger. how to make an antenna for my tv. how can i make an antenna for my tv. cheap antenna. cheap antenna for tv. diy outdoor tv antenna. make your own hd antenna. diy outdoor digital tv antenna. homemade long range tv antenna. diy long range tv antenna. how to build a digital tv antenna. tv antenna.how to make a tv antenna. how to make a tv antenna stronger. cheap tv antenna. cheap outdoorv antenna. how to make a indoor tv antenna. how to make a OUTDOOR tv antenna. indoor antenna. MAKE YOUR OWN TV ANTENNA. MAKE HDTV antenna. MAKE YOUR OWN TV INDOOR ANTENNA. how to make a homemade antenna. how to make a attic tv antenna.
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New Improved HDTV Coat Hanger Antenna - UHF / VHF
If you want to help save free TV - and YES it is in danger - PLEASE go to to http://thefutureoftv.org/ and voice your opinion! Let ypur politicians know how you feel - it really does matter! New and improved HD coat hanger antenna - now works with VHF and UHF. If like me some of your local broadcast channels are using VHF try this - you will NOT be dissapointed! Several of my firends and family and neighbors are now using this. I now get ALL of the local brodcast channels crystal clear - some that I could not get before at all (in particular 9 - PBS and 11 - CW) ! It works best for me when the rabbit ear elements are each about 18" long. I am not sure of the range of this antenna - I am about 30 miles from the local broadcast towers. I have recently changed the construction method of the new antennas that I make for friends. I now use 12 Gauge copper wire and solder the connections together. This seems to work very well - besides wire coat hangers are getting hard to find! For the basic antenna plans go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWQhlmJTMzw
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DIY VHF Marine Radio Antenna
How to build a VHF marine radio antenna for less than $10.
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