Aiming a home made ?

fletch99

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#1
I added a home made antenna to my existing antenna. It's a simple bow tie mounted vertically now. Would I have better luck mounting it horizontally. I'm not even sure why I have it vertically other than it was simple to do. It does help get stations I don't otherwise get but still have trouble with a few stations. I have my main antenna at 140 degrees.

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#4
If the tips of the bowties are pointed up and down, you need to rotate the orientation 90 degrees so the bowtie is horizontal. Our TV signals are horizontally polarized (mostly), not vertically polarized.
 
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