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Old 10-05-2012, 10:52 PM   #1
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OK, somebody please help me understand this. And keep in mind, I still have 8 tracks and cassettes! Why is it that I can get a better signal at times with the TV antenna all the way down, rather that raised? And, it depends on which campground we are at. Sometime the signal is better with the antenna up and pointed in the right direction, sometimes better laying flat on the roof.

Ahh, the good old days of fuzzy pictures would of been just fine with me!!!!!

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Old 10-06-2012, 11:04 AM   #2
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Rick, I wish I could help you but I have the same question myself. I also have 8 tracks at home. Didn't install the 8 track player in the RV, but I would if I had the room. It needs to be somewhere other than packed in a box as it is a piece of history.

Maybe someone else that understand radio/tv signals will give us an answer.
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:31 AM   #3
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Rick, I wish I could help you but I have the same question myself. I also have 8 tracks at home. Didn't install the 8 track player in the RV, but I would if I had the room. It needs to be somewhere other than packed in a box as it is a piece of history.

Maybe someone else that understand radio/tv signals will give us an answer.
I sure hope so. There are just some things I don't understand.
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When the co-efficient of the electrical drag times the square root of pie over 16 is equal to one or less you get a better picture with the antenna down....ROTFLOLsorry but as you can tell I dont have a clue... if it works FINE...
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Hey, I think Seann has it....sounds as good as any other explanation.
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The self contained Flux Capacitor determines which position is best and engages to provide optimum reception.
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I too wondered about that. Thanks for the explanation Seann. I will sleep a lot better tonight.
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Seann - the only thing I didn't understand about your explanation is - are you expressing the electrical drag in amps per gallon, or in angstroms per liter ??
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Where the antenna works best depends on where the best signal is. Moving it an inch or two can change the quality of the signal.
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Seann - the only thing I didn't understand about your explanation is - are you expressing the electrical drag in amps per gallon, or in angstroms per liter ??
Newton meter per watt squared...
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