Best OTA antenna and setup for HDTV/directv

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  1. eric_thr

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    I have directv setup with the 24" dish, toshiba DST3000, toshiba 50"HDTV and I am currently getting local channels through directv. What is the best equipment and setup to pick up local and local HD signals OTA?
     
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    There is no best solution for every single area since distance and obstacles between the receiver and broadcast signal vary. Go to www.antennaweb.org and enter your address for info. www.titantv.com has good info on programming too. After you get to that point you can look at the various hardware sold from Channel Master or Winegard or Radio Shack or whereever.
     
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    Forgot to mention that for local channels (e.g. VHF channels 2-13, FM between channels 6&7) and UHF (channels 14 and up) and HD (UHF) you either need an all-in-one antenna to pick-up everything or depending on the distance and direction and type of stations (e.g. UHF, VHF) separate ones or one on a rotator that you can turn. If all the staions (when you go to www.antennaweb.org) are in the same direction, you won't need a rotator.
     

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