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Old 09-23-2013, 07:45 PM   #1
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Default HDB8X from Xtreme Signal

Here we go again..
The ad says
"The New HDTV Antenna that pulls in two directions at once, without the need of a rotator. Start receiving FREE HD local broadcasts with the HDB8X. This antenna allows you to maximize your channels with the power of two antennas in one with the HDB8X from Xtreme Signal. 17.5 dB gain and a 60 mile range."
I havnt seen any posts on this antenna, anyone beleive in this new antenna ?
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:50 PM   #2
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I did a review of this antenna and compared it with my Channel Master CM-4228 & Antennas Direct 91XG. That early review can be found @ the following link:

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Tonight I posted some more information here in post #11:

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Old 09-24-2013, 08:02 AM   #3
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I use this antenna up for about a month and have had good luck with it. I use both bays in parallel and the beam seems pretty wide. I’m pointing at the furthest UHF station 55 miles away and have no issues with the signal. It also gets my closer channels 15 miles away 90 degrees off of that. Most manufacturers stretch their claims and this one is no different. I’d like to see comments of people that are using the bays pointed in different directions and what kinds of results they have had.
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Old 12-13-2013, 07:47 AM   #4
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Has anyone used this to point in distinctly different directions? My desired paths are 235 degrees and 46 degrees all within 30 miles.
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Old 12-14-2013, 10:30 AM   #5
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Theoretically pointing identical antennas in different directions degrades the incoming signal (1/2 of it radiates out the other antenna).

If local signals are strong enough to overcome a 50% loss it will work.
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