Using a satellite dish to make a HD parabolic antenna? Worth it?

Discussion in 'Over the Air TV By RabbitEars.Info' started by ken2400, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. harshness

    harshness SatelliteGuys Master

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    Is there a great difference between a claimed 110 mile antenna and a 100 mile antenna in the world of DTV?
     
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    More BS?

    I was referring to physical size.
     
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    You speak as if greater wind drag, huge turning circle and high rotational mass are desirable in a TV antenna.

    If the specifications (other than size and weight) aren't more favorable, what's the point? The Crossfire was 18" longer, presented almost 50% more wind load, weighed more than twice as much yet had comparable numbers for VHF gain and inferior numbers for UHF gain versus the Advantage 100.
     
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