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Old 06-06-2015, 10:15 PM   #1
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TV reception meter

Does anyone use a tv signal strength meter when turning and using the tv antenna? Which one and where to purchase?

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Old 06-06-2015, 10:42 PM   #2
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:34 PM   #3
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Some tv's have one built it. Check your 'installation' or 'set up' menu.
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Old 06-08-2015, 05:33 PM   #4
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I installed one of these. Works well for me.

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Have had great results with the TV Towers app for smartphone

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Old 06-11-2015, 09:33 AM   #6
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Most of the TVs use have a built in one. The flat side of the Winegard antenna points to the direction, the wingmaster attachment works AND points to the station. If you know where you are and where the major stations will be, carry a compass with you to initially point to the station and scan the channels. Fine tune the direction with the built in signal meter
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Old 06-11-2015, 09:39 AM   #7
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A few photos....

As Jeff has said,

For a dipole antenna the broadside or long side should face the transmitting station. If you hold your arms straight out to your side (left & right) your face or the the back of your head should face the transmitting station.

For a directional antenna like the Wingman the facing side with the extra elements should face the transmitting station.
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Old 06-11-2015, 10:07 AM   #8
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If you're not the only one in the campground just look at the others to see where their antennas are pointed.

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