[mythtv-users] DFW HDHomerun users, can you get WFAA-DT (ABC)?

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Tue Sep 4 18:24:29 UTC 2007


On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 12:52 -0500, Victor Perez wrote:
> I have an HDhomerun and I am having lots of problems getting a lock on
> WFAA-DT (ABC affiliate in Dallas). According to antenaweb I am 16
> miles from the transmitter cluster and I get all UHF channels with
> nearly 100% but this one is the only in DFW using a VHF frequency (9)
> and it hovers around 75%. I can barely get a lock, looks like crap and
> crashes the backend. 
> 
> If you can get that channel can you please send me make and model of
> your antenna?

Do you have a VHF antenna? The "HDTV" antennas sold at Radio Shack and
the like are UHF only. A fairly simple VHF antenna should allow you
to receive this channel. Something like a $100 Channel Master 3020
would probably be overkill but would definately work.

-- Daniel



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