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Old 02-27-17, 06:21 PM
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Originally Posted by RubeRad View Post
Yeah, that's the installation I'm pretty confident would work but I'd like to avoid if possible. I'm not too excited about finding somewhere to borrow a big enough ladder, and then going up and down there a whole bunch of times to get it situated just right.

My wife is better with heights though
We're in the near Chicago suburbs, and down here out neighbors behind the cheddar curtain to the north refer to us as "flatlanders" because the land is pretty flat. I didn't pay too much attention to what he was doing when he installed the antenna, but he wasn't up on the roof for too long. I figured he'd done enough to know which way to point the antenna and didn't need to be too accurate.
She gets a lot of stations with it too, and even factoring out the foreign language ones she's got more to watch now with a smart tv hooked up to the internet and the HD OTA stations.
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