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Do the 150 mile antennas really work?


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#21 OFFLINE   Jim5506

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Posted 23 August 2014 - 12:08 PM

Truly, the answer is a big fat NO!!

 

They hype their antennas as the next best thing to sliced bread, but they are really cheap trash that is over amplified and under engineered.

 

Buy an antenna from a reputable manufacturer - ignore their faked endorsements and in the long run save yourself a lot of money and time.


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#22 OFFLINE   thelucky1

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Posted 17 September 2014 - 08:44 PM

Truly, the answer is a big fat NO!!

They hype their antennas as the next best thing to sliced bread, but they are really cheap trash that is over amplified and under engineered.

Buy an antenna from a reputable manufacturer - ignore their faked endorsements and in the long run save yourself a lot of money and time.


What manufacturers do you consider reputable?



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#23 OFFLINE   Jim5506

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Posted 20 September 2014 - 05:24 PM

AntennaCraft, AntennasDirect, Winegard, Channel Master, RCA.

 

If you haven't heard of them be cautious.

 

Claims of 150 mile reception is a quick tip off that either the manufacturer or the distributor or both are less than straightforward.


Tuners: Hopper 2000; Hopper w/Sling; 3 Joeys; Samsung SIR-T351; Accurian 6000;2 X HD TiVo; 2 X TiVo Series 2 Stand alone; Panasonic Showstopper 2000
Dish 1000.2 @ 110, 119, 129; dish 500 @ 61.5
Antennas - CM4228; RS U75-R; coathanger; Funke PSP.1922 (stillin the box); paperclip
Displays: Sony VPH D50Q with HD Fury HDMI input; Hitachi 57F59; Sony Bravia LCD;Sanyo 32" LCD; Panasonic 42" plasma
Sony 80GB PS3; Toshiba HD-DVD

Give me a Finco colinear array and I'll rule the world - HA-HA-HA-HA!




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