[TechAssist] Re: Fw: Are onidirectional antennas any good(roof)

Digital means - 1 Good picture, 0 no picture.
Jerry Silverman
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Phil Bader" <tjanphyl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 11:06 AM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Fw: Are onidirectional antennas any good(roof)


> Al, I will take an educated guess here. Since all my local HD channels
> are in the UHF range, that in itself would be highly directional/ line
> of sight  as any UHF signal would. I am also sure there is a usable
> signal strength "window" for digital carriers where a lesser signal
> (normally usable in analog or VHF as slightly snowey) would drop out,
> pixelate,"blue screen,etc. Folks, am I correct?
> Phil
>
> Philip Bader
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>
> AL LEATHERMAN wrote:
>
> >Thajnks Damon!
> >    NOW: Does anybody know if digital is highly directional? I would say
> >no,but what do I know?
> >
> >Al's TV
> >Mine Hill, NJ. 07803
> >972-361-5796
> >WWW.ALS-TV.NET
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Damon" <damoneb@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 6:03 AM
> >Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Fw: Are onidirectional antennas any good(roof)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>For those "Philly" stations consider a Yagi or Parabolic.....generally
the
> >>gain on those are 7 to 10 db....look up "Yagi Parabolic antenna gain" on
> >>Google. The Yagi is highly directional....normally has a 15 degree lobe
> >>for
> >>reception, great if you have all your TV stations located on the same
side
> >>of town like Fort Wayne does......
> >>Helps to limit reflections in closer areas...but with Digital
transmission
> >>does that really matter?
> >>
> >>Damon B
> >>Telrad Electronics
> >>Fort Wayne IN
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "AL LEATHERMAN" <alleathe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 2:13 AM
> >>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Fw: Are onidirectional antennas any good(roof)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>Thanks Al.
> >>>
> >>>Al's TV
> >>>Mine Hill, NJ. 07803
> >>>972-361-5796
> >>>WWW.ALS-TV.NET
> >>>----- Original Message -----
> >>>From: "Al Gutz" <alg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>>Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 9:31 PM
> >>>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: Fw: Are onidirectional antennas any
good(roof)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>Al
> >>>> When talking antenna gain omni is still a joke. If it has good
> >>>>compression of vert lobe you may get a 1 or 2 db gain, about the same
> >>>>as
> >>>>a rabbit ears mounted on the roof.
> >>>>If you are going basicly 2 directions use a low gain for closer stuff
> >>>>and higher gain for longer haul, join with a coupler. If looking for
> >>>>stations in several directions look at a rotor.
> >>>>
> >>>>Al G
> >>>>
> >>>>AL LEATHERMAN wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>>Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 10:45 AM
> >>>>>Subject: Are onidirectional antennas any good(roof)
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>Omnidirectional used to be a joke, a bad one.Has technology
> >>>>>>improved,as
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>I
> >>
> >>
> >>>>>>am 35 miles from NYC,about 90 miles from Philly. Sounds too good to
be
> >>>>>>true. al L
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>Al's TV
> >>>>>>Mine Hill, NJ. 07803
> >>>>>>972-361-5796
> >>>>>>WWW.ALS-TV.NET
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
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