Digital TV Conversion - CH9 WMUR Manchester NH

Mark Laurence
Sun Jun 14 08:39:18 EDT 2009

On Jun 14, 2009, at 12:06 AM, Matthew Osborne wrote:

> Has anyone else here tried the old-fashioned rabbit ears with a UHF  
> loop antenna and built-in fine tuning antenna approach yet?  I  
> don't know how distant I could go and still get the reception I get  
> now with this, but its worked well for me so far.

I've tried the UHF loop, a top-rated indoor antenna, and a large  
rooftop-style antenna that's in my attic.  The attic antenna works  
best, but they all have similar results.  In or near Boston, you can  
get a dozen signals.  But if you're trying to pick up stations in  
several markets, or something beyond 20-25 miles, it can take hours  
of trial and error.   The way most TVs or converters work, the screen  
goes blank while they're scanning, and then you're limited to the  
stations that were picked up in the last scan. 

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