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Indoor Antenna Recommendation?


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#21 OFFLINE   Cholly

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 10:43 AM

A better choice would be the RCA 1650R flat panel antenna, currently on sale at Radio Shack for $49.99. It was the top rated indoor antenna tested at 12 different locations around NYC.

 

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#22 OFFLINE   Jim5506

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 11:18 AM

Best indoor antenna is a small outdoor antenna mounted inside.


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#23 OFFLINE   corn4ahead

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Posted 19 September 2013 - 01:35 PM

Best indoor antenna is a small outdoor antenna mounted inside.

 

I need to keep my antenna outside. I need something small and easy to set up. That's why I asked about the ANT700R.



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Posted 19 September 2013 - 07:49 PM

I need to keep my antenna outside. I need something small and easy to set up. That's why I asked about the ANT700R.

Walmart has a liberal return policy buy 1 and try it if it doesn't work return it.



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Posted 15 October 2013 - 01:18 PM

If you confirm that no indoor will solve your problem:
WineGard MS-1000
Omni-OutDoor-NonPowered-HiVHF/UHF:
Since you already have a dish installed, can be mounted onto the dish mast, and use one-half of a dual coax for a clean installation.

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Posted 19 October 2013 - 04:26 AM

I've heard good things about the Terk FDTVO.



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Posted 11 May 2014 - 08:11 AM

I just joined DBSTalk and I'll give what I have found to be the best solution for me with indoor antennas. I live in Toronto on the ninth floor of an apartment building and I facing north. I found the Terk UHF indoor antenna to be the best for me as it is amplified and I get most channels from Buffalo NY with it. I was very surprised to be able to get almost all the Buffalo channels because I face north and Buffalo is almost directly south from me. The only problem channels I have is with channels 2–1,2–2 and 2–3 because of their transmitter location and power. It all depends on the time of day,where the sun is and types of weather on either side of Lake Ontario. I found the winter to be the best time to receive the stations with almost no dropouts until spring came and the sun's position seemed to affect the reception at certain times of day. I found that just after 1 PM the signal all of a sudden dropped out on me, but later in the afternoon I could receive the same channels with a stronger signal strength. Moving the antenna up or down or tilting at either direction sometimes would bring it back but other times the signal was completely gone. So I think my reception is due to a reflected signal because I am facing north and that reflected signal is more so affected by the sun than anything else. Overcast days seem to give me better reception and more reliable on these channels.




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