[kwlug-disc] OT: Non-satellite alternatives to Rogers Cable?

L.D. Paniak ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Tue Nov 8 18:10:58 EST 2011


Thanks (again)!

For completeness, what was the name of the antenna?  The box and
paperwork are long gone.  I don't see it at Research Electronic
( http://www.researchelectronic.com/ ) any longer.



On Tue, 2011-11-08 at 17:53 -0500, Andrew Kohlsmith (mailing lists
account) wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 07 09:32:25 AM L.D. Paniak wrote:
> > With an antenna suggested on this list once upon a time by Andrew K. and
> > a cheapo amp mounted miles from the antenna, I can reliably get the
> > local channels, CBC from TO and CHCH from Hamilton.  Quite often
> > (ex-rain,heavy cloud, snow), channels from Buffalo are good too with
> > WNET(PBS) leading the way.  I have yet to tie this feed into my Myth
> > system, but I have been pleased with performance on the LG widescreen.
> 
> Replace the PC board balun on the antenna with a normal $5 one, use a $70 
> Kitztech amp *at* the antenna and you'll have good solid reception.
> 
> > My questions would be best multi-tuner PCI(-E) ATSC capture card for
> > Mythtv? And suggestions for a decent UHF amp.
> 
> I have an HVR-2250. It's a dual tuner PCIe card.
> 
> -A.
> 
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