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Old 12-04-2013, 3:28 PM
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Tested beam pointing towards ne am now picking up jefferson co ala bama areas and sounds pretty good from here in ctwon..just wounder if i should get anpoother beam so one points east and one points toowards the west..if not any ideas of a reaily good scanner ant let me know please and thanks
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Old 12-04-2013, 8:35 PM
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Is this the beam your talking about, the same one you have in your shack photo's?
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yup its up in the attic if i was up higher id get out father got large hills on at least 2 sides ;/
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ok, this looks like a HDTV antenna. and you can receive 150miles away with it inside your house? hook up to your scanner(s)?
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yes it actually does reaily well on the pro-197 and my bcd396xt was listening too bradly co tenn turnk system just mainly late in the evening and night got hills around here kinda touch and go if i was up higher would come in normal i didnt think at 1st it would work but it does
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