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Bowtie Antenna Calculator and equations used for Bowtie antenna calculations.
Roku TV has a built-in tuner menu for RSSI, MER, BER values to assist in aligning your indoor/outdoor antenna.
You can make a simple TV antenna by stripping off the last six inches of insulation off a standard coax TV cable, folding back the shielding, and leaving six inches of bare copper wire.
These cheap, easy, and quick to build DIY TV antenna plans can pretty much amplify your channel streaming time and quality.
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I attempt to build an HDTV 4 Bay Bow Tie Antenna. This type of antenna works as well or better than store bought antennas for HDTV reception.
The Hoverman UHF antenna design is not new. The original US patents #2918672 and #3148371 date back to no later than 1964 with Doyt Hoverman as inventor.
Optimized stealth hawk design [SolidSignal]
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I would suggest building the Stealth Hawk antenna since it is the simplest to build, needing only one piece of bent wire. When I compare these antennas to my standard bowtie antenna, in my location, they are comparable to the bowtie which can be built for less that $1.
Build the Pennyloop UHF Antenna: The Pennyloop UHF antenna offers high performance in a very simple and cost effective design. It is also a very compact design lending itself well to a variety of mounting options and locations inside and outside. Outside will give the best performa…
Over-the-Air Resources, Tips & Tricks. Find plans for a build your own DIY HDTV Antenna - Gray-Hoverman, StealthHawk, Pennyloop, Bowtie.