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How to get OTA and Two DTV lines over two coax runs?

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I hope this is an easy one but I haven't found an answer....

I have an OTA antenna run into my house and several DTV HD units.

In the Family room the HR21/AM21 combo and in the master bedroom the HR10-250

I have two cable runs to each location. The question is, how can I run the OTA and two Dtv runs over two cables? I hear a lot about SWM but not sure if that is available or if it'll work. I think i've read it won't work with the HR10-25, which I could live with. I really just need it in the family room for those times that DTV is unavailable.... rain/snow/etc..

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You could use an SWM. It is available from Solidsignal or weaknees. Also someone here on the forum can get them. They are expensive and you'd still want to use your existing multiswitch / get a cheap multiswitch for the H10-25. As long as you diplex only the HR10 after the multiswitch, you should get them in both places. IE diplex OTA to bedroom on one of the cables run in there. in the living room use one cable for SWM (2 tuners on one cable) and use the other cable for OTA to the AM21. Peace out.

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