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#1 OFFLINE   MarkN

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 02:38 PM

is it possible using a splitter, to combine two outdoor antennas that point in different directions?

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#2 OFFLINE   wreck

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 03:12 PM

is it possible using a splitter, to combine two outdoor antennas that point in different directions?

VERY difficult! You can however get a "UHF/VHF Combiner/separator" and run two different antennas (one UHF only and the other VHF only). Some people have used 2 IDENTICAL antennas and combined them -- but it rarely works correctly.

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 04:42 PM

http://www.warrenele.../Jointennas.htm

Not "easy" but it could be possible, depending on what you need.

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 04:58 PM

I do it. Granted, it depends upon your location and signal levels of your local stations...

My configuration is a Terk directional + the UHF "remote" antenna both going into a standard splitter/combiner and then into my Dish receiver.

It's about as simple a 2-antenna configuration as you can have... but might not work well in all situations.

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 05:09 PM

http://www.warrenele.../Jointennas.htm

Not "easy" but it could be possible, depending on what you need.


(That model will only let you pick up 1 station only with the second antenna.)




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