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Old 06-07-2013, 16:42
scruffpot
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I was pootling around on Indestructables the other day and came across this
http://www.instructables.com/id/Powe...-HDTV-Antenna/
http://crafting.squidoo.com/make-thi...t-of-cardboard
and it made me think about the times I had to made up an antenna in my old flat with coat hangers and foil.

Have you tried home bodging your own tv antenna back in the days?

Have another tv antenna.. but its round...

http://www.instructables.com/id/Frac...-HDTV-Antenna/
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Old 06-07-2013, 22:53
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Those aerials are not "powerful". Aerials don't have power. Nor are they HD antennas as they don't differentiate between signal type. Just a simple double stacked bow tie aerial, lowish gain and possibly wideband.
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Old 07-07-2013, 00:32
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Have you tried home bodging your own tv antenna back in the days?
Let me think...... No. I have a life
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:23
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Let me think...... No. I have a life
I'm positive you do not...

I know they are not powerful, just interested by peoples strange designs and ideas they seem to publish online
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Old 07-07-2013, 11:52
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o dear o dear, are these HD Ready or Full HD....lol.
And is really as powerful as a Televes DAT75?

I bet 50 one of these wouldn't pick up anything where I live, as even a indoor telecam 2000 aerial struggles (and that's upstairs as well).

Problem is, this just adds confusion - or at least the claims those web sites make do.
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