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    Rception interference from traffic

    I know this thread is old as dirt, but I think I've finally solved my problem by adding a smaller dedicated antenna aimed at 136° for the transmitter about 4 miles away for real channel 18 and using a signal combiner. My problem had gotten worse with thick leaves on the trees and summer...
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    Rception interference from traffic

    I'm getting a lot of pixellation and signal loss from my OTA antenna whenever traffic goes by on the street; it seems to be worse with larger vehicles and happens mostly on one channel. At certain times of day, the traffic makes it unwatchable. The antenna is roof mounted, 32' off the ground...
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    First post - home made TV antenna - don't laugh!

    I'm pretty sure the antenna I replaced was a Radio Shack VU-90. It was pretty old, and as I recall, I didn't have signal problems with it until it started falling apart. Then the branches that beat on it and finished it off. I didn't think the quality of the build was very good, I believe the...
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    First post - home made TV antenna - don't laugh!

    Here's a link to the TVFool report: TV Fool The youtube video I used for directions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzWBgGuAzNI"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzWBgGuAzNI The other side: Here's where I'm aiming, just about through the gap in the middle. It's hard to estimate the...
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    First post - home made TV antenna - don't laugh!

    Hi, My TV watching requirements are simple and not very demanding, as I don't really watch much. I obviously don't know much about antennas! I made an antenna for OTA tv a while ago from instructions I found on youtube. It's mounted on the roof, about 32' off the ground. My old one got beat up...
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