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Old 05-31-2016, 10:50 AM   #1
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Should I upgrade to HD antenna?

My tt is a 1998 and I am able to get some channels in a fairly stable manner using a signal ampliphier but wonder if an HD antenna would improve signal strength ? I've read other forums and some say that antennas are all created equal , could this be true ?


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Old 05-31-2016, 11:45 AM   #2
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if you have the older Wineguard sensor III you need to add the Wineguard Wingman. it can be done without tools very easy install and costs around $29.00. I added it to the winne sensor III and got a bunch more channels. I do have digital TVs
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How do I know what this is and where it is ?


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Research HD antennas and you'll find out they are a scam.
You could use rabbit ear antennas and get HD signals.
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run your antenna up and if main head is either white or gray it is more then likely a wineguard. you should be able to read the make on the head of the antenna.
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Research HD antennas and you'll find out they are a scam.
You could use rabbit ear antennas and get HD signals.
You are correct you can get an hd signal from any antenna, with that said using the amplified wineguard original antenna (designed for analog) I got 17 channels when I added the wineguard wingman I got 26
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Even though I've added an amplphier should I still add this winegard??


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Only if you have a wineguard sensor antenna my reference was to this type of antenna and that is the one the wineguard wingman fits. not sure what to do about other types of antenna
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The original Winegard antenna was not good for UHF channels. When Stations switched to digital and HD most of the channels switched to UHF therefore Winegard came out with the Wingman attachment. It makes a world of difference in reception.


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If I climb up on the roof and look at the antenna it should say make and model somewhere ?


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