Subject: Re: And The Loser Is...
On 2018-02-09 01:08:09 +0000, nospam said:
> In article<firstname.lastname@example.org>, PeterN
> <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:
>>>>>> OTA would not work for me. Indoor reception is terrible, and use of an
>>>>>> outdoor antenna is not permitted.
>>>>> yes it is.
>>>>> Under the OTARD rules, an owner or a tenant has the right to install
>>>>> an antenna on property that he owns or over which he has exclusive
>>>>> use or control. This includes single family homes, condominiums,
>>>>> cooperatives, townhomes and manufactured homes.
>>>> What is written is one thing. Practicality is something else. I am not
>>>> about to spend time in litigation, creating a brouhaha with my
>>>> neighbors, to save a few bucks. There is much more to life. e.g. It cost
>>>> us about $50,000 in damages, plus legal fees, because our board would
>>>> not permit a companion dog, which is expressly permitted under the ADA.
>>>> The US attorney handled the litigation for the woman.
>>> put an antenna *inside* your apartment, in window. done.
>> I did say that would give bad reception.
> all you said is that 'indoor reception is terrible'.
> as with everything else you've said, that's vague.
> you didn't say how terrible or what type of antenna it was. you also
> didn't say whether you put it in a window or more likely put it next to
> the tv, which could make a significant difference depending on what
> types of material in the walls of your house/condo.
> a high gain antenna could work well, possibly even a directional
> antenna if all of the stations you want are broadcasting from the same
> direction (likely from nyc).
> or as has been said before, just get a roku or apple tv and get
> whatever channels you want off the 'net. there's a huge selection, from
> big names to local channels to niche private channels, even 'those'
> channels which you don't want anyone else to know about.
You need have a contact with the station. Either visual or bounced
using terrain and buildings as "mirrors".