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TV Roof Antenna Makes Comeback
Many Digital Signals Requires Long-Obsolete Device

As the nation begins to convert to digital television, a seemingly not-so-high-tech product has re-emerged: the roof antenna. Many digital TV users who want to get a digital signal will need an antenna.

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I love my antenna, brings decoration to the roof :) I hate those cable promos that refer to antennas as 'old fashioned' and 'ugly'.
 

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Besides, you don't need a roof antenna when you're Grade A for everything:) An attic antenna works quite well:)
 

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Rabbit ears work fine for recieving just Buffalo channels for me, I'm just outside the Grade A area.
 

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Really Steve? I'm supposedly in grade A, and nice amplified Philips rabbit ears have a lot of noise (especially on ABC, which has the lowest predicted signal, but is still grade A). In my closet they look okay on everything but ABC, and ABC looks a little better than AT&T cable, but that's not saying much (everytime I visit my grandma, I'm shocked how bad her TV signal is).
 

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Thats what my mom uses the Philips rabbit ears, $40 at WalMart, (got them for free from the dish installer) I hated having just Buffalo channels so I went for an outdoor antenna, we tried splitting the signal for the 2 TVs but the PQ was crap, especially on the toronto and Rochester channels. So since I bought the antenna and its accesories I got to have it on my tv only. :)
 

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Originally posted by Steve Mehs
Thats what my mom uses the Philips rabbit ears, $40 at WalMart, (got them for free from the dish installer) I hated having just Buffalo channels so I went for an outdoor antenna, we tried splitting the signal for the 2 TVs but the PQ was crap, especially on the toronto and Rochester channels. So since I bought the antenna and its accesories I got to have it on my tv only. :)
Why don't you just put on either a pre-amp, or at the least a smal V/U distribution amp on the main feed, then you could run several sets w/no problems. (I would personally go the pre-amp on the antenna route, because then you might actually be able to pull in even MORE stations. ;) ;) ;)
 

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Main thing is I dont wanna stick too much money into this thing, with the winters we have wo knows when it will blow down. Although one day I am going to spring $60 for a RatShack rototor.
 
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