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Question DetailsAsked on 1/9/2015

Need to install outside TV antenna? Who does this in my area (iowa City, IA)?

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In all but quite remote areas (say more than 20-25 miles from broadcast point), a good electronic indoor antenna for about $40 or so works just as well - looks similar to cable TV box, and electronically filters the signal from all the junk in the air and splits into each channel. In our case, a Motorola settop antenna box brought in the digital signals about twice as clear/reliably as a 20' long roof-mounted fixed multi-beam antenna - plus they are omni-directional so you do not have the problem of having to rotate the antenna to get all the stations you want. Work well in wood/brick houses, really not so hot in steel or concrete construction or in steel roofed and sided houses, and basically not at all in underground houses.

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