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I am the author and tech guy of Over The Air Digital TV website. I started the site to educate the public on the alternative ways you can watch television besides subscribing to cable. I have been in the audio-visual business for over 20 years. I have dealt with all aspects of the business from installations to running live events. I also have an extensive computer networking background. I have worked on and maintained computers and networks for many large companies. I am a Microsoft Certified Professional and CompTIA Network+ Certified Technician. I am currently working as a freelance AV/Network technician. I hope you will find my articles and reviews helpful in conscious uncabling.

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ANTOP Smart Boost Adjustable Antenna Amplifier

Last updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2019If you own an over the air antenna then you know how important amplification is to get a good signal. If your signal is too weak an antenna amplifier can strengthen the signal to improve reception. It also helps to amplify the signal if your cable runs are very long. In some cases, over-amplification can cause your signal to be too strong. It can cause loss of signal because of the overmodulation of the signal to the tuner. Most antenna amplifiers give you all or nothing for signal strength. The ANTOP smart boost antenna amplifier can help in these matters. It has an adjustable power boost that allows you to control the amount of gain sent to the tuner. This can be extremely [...]
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  1. I’m less than 20 miles from the tv station, but had to use an attic antenna to get NBC. I moved a few miles closer to the station, and now cannot get it at all. Any ideas?

    • Are there any major obstructions; like trees or buildings in the way? It could be the type of antenna you have. Do you have a pre-amp attached to the antenna. You could try removing it and see if it helps. I have also seen with my televisions that not all tuners are build the same. One of my televisions will receive FOX better then the other. So it could be your tuner. If you have another TV with a different tuner, try plugging that one in and see if it works. Hope this helps and good luck.

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