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pre amp or amp

Discussion in 'Local Reception' started by ESA1178, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. ESA1178

    ESA1178 AllStar

    Dec 3, 2011
    In order to boost digital OTA reception I need to install an amp.
    Should it be a preamp or amp?


  2. bflora

    bflora Legend

    Nov 5, 2007
    If it's an outside antenna, a preamp will work best as long as it doesn't overload. The closer the amp to the antenna, the better the result.

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