Thursday, July 13, 2017

Homemade HDTV Antenna ( Awesome! ) Stealth Hawk Antenna. Post #1188.

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Here's a cheap, simple HDTV antenna that will pull in signals from both local and distant stations (up to 50 miles/81 km). There's no need to buy an expensive commercial product if you're willing to spend a few hours designing and building your own HDTV antenna.  The antenna can be scaled to VHF/UHF Amateur Radio frequencies if you desire.  According to the video's author, this antenna was attached to a mast and raised 23-feet/7.01 meters off the ground. He was able to receive 42 local channels in addition to a handful of stations 50 miles/81 km away from his home.  The antenna can be used indoors if necessary to comply with property deed restrictions (HOAs and CC&Rs).  The estimated cost of the antenna using locally available materials was around $12.00. You can find design details at this website:

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