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    How many TVs can I hook this up to and use at the same time?   (10 Answers)

    By Dusta1981 December 4, 2014.

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      If you have coaxial throughout your house, you can hook up as many tv's as you want. Right now I have 3 in my house and they all stream HD. Hope that helps. What I did when I had DirectTV, I took off the dish from the arm and put this antenna on it, bolted it down and then hooked up that coaxial to the antenna since I knew it worked before. I can have all 3 tvs on different channels receiving the free over the air broadcast. Hope that helps.

      By tjjc27 January 4, 2015.

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      What channels do you get. is there a guide that comes with antenna. How many channels.   (10 Answers)

      By Len February 26, 2015.

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        Check tvfool.com or antennaweb.org to see what channels you can expect at your address. TVfool will give you a graph showing which directions the towers are from your locations. I bought mine as an open box item so I did not get directions, but I found some information on the manufacturers site. Plan on only getting green, yellow, or blue channels. Anything beyond that is questionable. I found that the 50 miles range was not true for my location with an attic installation. Rooftop installation increases the distance.

        By Txgal51 May 30, 2015.

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        Is this a multi directional antenna ?   (10 Answers)

        The hdtv antenna suggested for my area has a color code of yellow which is a small multi-directional antenna. 1) Is this antenna multi-directional ? 2) Is it amplified? 3)Does anyone know the color code of this antenna by chance? Thanks so much for your help.

        By Anonymous December 25, 2014.

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          The Clearstream 2V with mount by Antennas Direct does not have a color code on the box. I have looked everywhere for you. This antenna is not amplified. It is a stationary antenna that comes with a J-Mount, mounting hardware and installation instructions. What I did with mine was I took off my DirectTV dish and put this antenna right on that mount and bolted the HDTV antenna to the arm. Then I hooked up the coaxial to the existing cable that runs through my house. For more information to your questions check out antennasdirect.com and search for model C2-V-CJM. Hope you find what your looking for. This antenna works like a gem and my antenna gets all the local channels and more crisp. Thanks

          By tjjc27 January 4, 2015.

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          How high do we need to mount antenna?   (10 Answers)

          We have weak reception even with the amplifier we only get 5-6 channels. Any ideas on what to do? We are within 50 miles from 3 major cities so we should be getting good signal. We were told to point it north at 30 degrees, is this correct?

          By Anonymous October 14, 2015.

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            50 miles may be pushing it for this antenna. In any case, the higher you can mount it, the better. An unobstructed line to the transmitting towers is ideal. Trees are very effective at blocking the digital signals. Cable quality has a huge impact on effectiveness of the antenna. This is more important when you get cable runs of 100 feet or more. Is your booster mounted on the antenna? The booster is really an amplifier and must be as close to the antenna as possible. It can only amplify the signal it receives. As the signal travels further down the cable, it weakens. You want to amplify a strong signal (near the antenna) instead of a weak signal (near the television). Again, this is where good quality cable makes a difference. If your television has a signal strength meter on it, use it. Have someone rotate the antenna while you monitor the signal strength on your television.

            By Skippy November 22, 2015.

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            Ditched Direct TV Used existing post DO I NEED A GROUND WIRE   (6 Answers)

            I installed this unit on my sisters mobile home, she's getting a great picture on the FEW Chanel's she is getting, however she can't get some local (CH 4) Chanel's. INSTALL DAY- I took off dish and mounted the antenna to DTV's existing post and bracket, Where her direct TV was disconnected at the house a Black cable was still connected to a small box going to another one, then from there to another? Who knows maybe a feed to a space shuttle!? I figured she doesn't have DTV anymore so I disconnected that cable following it under the mobile connected to a spliter with two green ground wires on each side, I disconnected all those and ran the coaxel cable straight from the new antenna to my own spliter and then in to both TV cables. QUESTION:DO I NEED THAT GROUND WIRE? SHOULD I KEEP THAT BLACK CABLE CONNECTED TO THE OLD BOX? Would it make a difference in pickng better reception and possabley getting those local stations? Thanks for any help, I'm a her little sister doing the best I can with the hel of you all :-)

            By Funnygirl April 2, 2015.

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              You should always ground, or bond to a grounded source. If there is ever an electrical storm you will be glad you did. Always remember that electricity follows the path of least resistance so I would ground near the antenna. As for you splitter, make sure it is not a radio shack special and it is capable of receiving a vast range of frequencies. It should be printed on the splitter and I would look for something that picks up between 5-2000 mhz.

              By nickledik April 3, 2015.

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              is a digital converter box required for these antennas?   (11 Answers)

              By Joe September 24, 2014.

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                Not if you have a newer flat panel tv, yes if you have a tube tv

                By deedee October 5, 2014.

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                is there a certain type of coax cable that needs to b used with this antenna?   (10 Answers)

                By ray May 18, 2015.

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                  I would definitely use the screw on type RG6 coax cables for better signal strength, especially if you need to use DTV converter boxes on your TV sets or you need a longer cable length to your TV. Use a booted outdoor rated cable if you are installing it outdoors. The push on cables you get with some equipment are not good unless you are close to the transmission towers and the antenna is right next to the TV. The older RG 59U coax cable has more signal loss per ft and probably will not give as good results as the RG6 for HDTV 1080p use.

                  By Txgal51 May 30, 2015.

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                  I have had this antennae installed for last year worked great, until yesterday. suddenly lost all reception.   (8 Answers)

                  I have had this antennae installed for last year, worked great. Recommended to family and friends. Yesterday abruptly lost all reception. What caused this? Nothing changed with my set up. Has this happened to anyone else? What is the best resolution? Thanks in advance.

                  By Marc August 21, 2014.

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                    Is it possible that your "source" selector on the TV got changed by accident to "Cable"? Mine sometimes changes (remote control issues, operator error) and I have to change it back to the "Antenna" source.

                    By FargoLB December 6, 2014.

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                    do I still get the weather channel,history,and documentaries etc.   (10 Answers)

                    By shake October 20, 2015.

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                      I highly doubt you will get any channels that are paid. You will most likely only get over air channels. CBS ABC NBC FOX and their derivatives

                      By Bambam05 November 27, 2015.

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                      Can you amplify signal?   (10 Answers)

                      I only got 4 channels. I installed in attic of my condo. Most of the TV stations are 50 miles or more away. Is there a way to increase reception?

                      By Lake Condo April 1, 2015.

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                        Is there a at to put your antenna outside so it has a line of sight towards your towers? I have noticed that when antenna's are inside they get blocked by structures within the home/Attic. Although the box might say inside usually putting them out in the open helps with signal. I would call their tech support if you haven't already. Their number is 877-825-5572. With mine being outside I get about 35-40 channels. Hope you get more channels.

                        By tjjc27 April 1, 2015.

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