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Will I need as good an outdoor antenna as I used to have for DTV?
By Anonymous ~ Posted Wed, 03/25/2009 - 5:58pm
We live in Scottsville and had quite a time several years ago getting our antenna high enough and pointed correctly in order to get good local reception. When we replaced the roof a couple of years ago, we decided not to put the antenna back up, but rather to give cable a try. Since we don't watch much cable, we plan to drop Time Warner and go back to an antenna. Is it logical to expect that we need to pretty much get a new one mounted as high and in the same direction as the old or is the digital signal less fussy? We wonder if there is any sense in trying an indoor antenna before putting holes in the roof. We just got our converter box coupon, so I guess it's time to go ahead with things. Any advice?