Should I upgrade?

classic cartoon fan

classic cartoon fan

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On clear mornings I'm able to get Columbus, Ohio digital channels 4.1, 4.2, 6.1, 6.2, 28.1, 34.1, and 53.1 and they are 80+ miles away.

6.1 and 2 were coming in at around 80 on the signal meter on my DTV Pal.

I'm able to get these with a large channel master antenna, which is a lower end antenna. I think the antenna is a 3020 or somthing like that.
Would upgrading my antenna to a Antennas Direct 91XG and a better VHF antenna pull these stations in all day or not?

This stupid antenna does have problems pulling in Fox 19 out of Cincy and I have been thinking about upgrading for awhile.

Here is my zip code 45381.
 
Jim5506

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Digital TV reception is an art, not a science, but logic seems to say that better equipment should get you a better signal.

Add up the cost and make your decision.
 
classic cartoon fan

classic cartoon fan

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I'll do that. The only real problem I have is running it by the wife:rolleyes:

What VHF antenna should I get?
 
digiblur

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Do your research and check what the real channel numbers are not the mapped ones. Also check to see if they are going to transition to VHF in 2009.
 
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Here are the post-transition results for your zip from tvfool.
 

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