Can you run two lines from one Antenna?

hobbsholepro

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I have a CM4228 and would like to run a new line from that antenna to my new tv and was wondering if a new line would work if I ran it from the antenna into another amplifier(CM7777).

Basically, will two lines work coming from one antenna?

Thanks:confused:
 

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I have a CM4228 and would like to run a new line from that antenna to my new tv and was wondering if a new line would work if I ran it from the antenna into another amplifier(CM7777).

Basically, will two lines work coming from one antenna?

Thanks:confused:
I don't use an amp on my antenna, but I use a splitter to split the feed to my 722, 622, and A/V receiver for HD radio.
 

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Yes, use a good quality splitter and you should be fine.
 

hobbsholepro

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Would it be possible to run two separate wires from the balun on the antenna or would that pull the signal down just like a splitter?

Or, would my best bet be to buy a second antenna?|

Thanks
 

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Why not use a "amplified splitter" or distribution amplifier.
Any 75 ohm (coax) cable splitting should be very well grounded at the junction for signal reasons.
 

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Using 2 baluns is the same as a splitter, half the signal goes down each wire. If your signal is strong enough it should be no problem
 

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I am thinking it would be better to use a splitter because (correct me if I am wrong) but if you put two baluns on the same antenna (each balun is 300 ohms x2 = cuts impedence at the antenna feed point to 150 ohms-Not good).

Just use a splitter. Be careful with amplifiers because they also amplify noise.
If you use an amp or need one, get a high quality low noise amp, and connect the amp between the antenna and splitter before the split.
 

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