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Posted by Kevin Z on Sunday, 17 December 2017, at 4:36 a.m.
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In response to 141526: Cable TV alternatives, posted by TimnChristine M on Saturday, 16 December 2017, at 12:54 p.m.

You will need a rooftop or tower-mounted “yagi” antenna pointed at Maui. With that, you should receive all major networks and PBS that are broadcast there, their subchannels, as well as a local channel. We lived a few hundred feet lower elevation than, but nearby, Palani Junction a few years back and had fine performance from that arrangement. It was an older antenna, but even those are designed fine for today’s digital broadcasts. The key is in what was the “UHF” elements (VHF frequencies are no longer part of commercial TV broadcast.) The commonly available window or set-top digital antennas are good in an urban environment close to transmitters, but not on the BI.
Aloha,
Kevin


Responses:
   Δ Thanks.
    TimnChristine M -- Sunday, 17 December 2017, at 4:43 p.m.
   Δ Antennas
    Glen -- Monday, 18 December 2017, at 1:24 p.m.
   Δ Antennas
    Harry Pritikin -- Monday, 18 December 2017, at 2:00 p.m.
   Δ Would that work way down south?
    Rich E2 -- Monday, 18 December 2017, at 10:45 p.m.
   Δ Might work, but...
    Kevin Z -- Tuesday, 19 December 2017, at 4:20 a.m.
   Δ a bridge too far
    Rich E2 -- Tuesday, 19 December 2017, at 6:29 a.m.
   Δ Actually...AND I correct myself.
    Kevin Z -- Tuesday, 19 December 2017, at 7:12 a.m.
   Δ Better over the air than cable
    Mark S2 -- Friday, 22 December 2017, at 5:41 a.m.
   Δ Maybe
    Mark S2 -- Wednesday, 20 December 2017, at 10:05 p.m.
   Δ Maybe
    Mark S2 -- Wednesday, 20 December 2017, at 10:04 p.m.
   Δ The internet is replacing everything one way or another
    Rich E2 -- Thursday, 21 December 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
   Δ Patience and persistance requred
    Ronald HM -- Friday, 22 December 2017, at 10:19 a.m.

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