Doug A asked in Consumer ElectronicsTVs · 8 years ago

where do i find a extreme high gain digital tv antenna.?

i don't want to buy cable or satellite, seems really pointless. so i decided to buy a tv antenna. i live in a small town far away from other big cities and i would say detroit is roughly 100 miles give or take a few. i can find antennas online that claim they can reach 100 miles but i don't want to stop at 100 i want to get something stronger. so where can i find a tv antenna that can reach 200+ miles? i've looked on google with little results.

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  • 8 years ago
    Best Answer

    You can order high gain antennas from places like http://www.summitsource.com/ or http://www.solidsignal.com/

    But there is about zero chance of getting reliable TV reception at 100 miles. Sure it can be done, maybe, if you are on a tall enough mountain facing the TV transmitters. "Range" numbers on antenna advertizing have little to do with reality.

    Start by going to http://www.tvfool.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper... and http://www.antennaweb.org/aw/Address.aspx to find out where the nearest TV transmitters are.

    The tvfool results include a "wrapper" that looks similar to this: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=2...

    With the wrapper you can share your TV reception information without giving your address.

  • 3 years ago

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    4 years ago

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  • 8 years ago

    Hopefully you are talking about a UHF antenna, not a VHF/UHF (too large). Your best solution is buying several of the best you can find (mcmelectronics.com is a good source) and stacking them vertically with a parallel feed. Higher is always better. At the bottom of your stack you will install a UHF preamplifier which will boost your received signals enough to overcome the cable and splitter loss that will follow. I don't believe you will ever receive signals from 200 miles away but you will have the best you can put together.

    If your signals come from different directions you will install a rotor.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    Use a standard "analog" TV antenna, and amplify.

    If you have line-of-sight, basically you place it on top of a mountain, you have a chance.

    If the broadcast tower is at 300 feet elevation, and you are on top of a 15,500 foot mountain, your antenna can potentially "see" the broadcast antenna.

    http://www.qsl.net/kd4sai/distance.html

  • khalil
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    you may use two uhf log periodic antennas and mix them for strong signal.

    use a uhf two way splitter as a mixer....install as high as possible.

    use high quality cable......wiring path as short as possible.

    free to ask your question by email here.

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    4 years ago
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