Just bought a house in the outskirts and there is a tower outside but the
antanna is broken on it.
I can still pick up about a dozen channels on it, but think I could get more
with a functional antanna.
Can anyone recommend a good one to me? I live in Ottawa, Ontario and Have
hear about sho-gun antanna's are good.
Any help appreciated.
I guess cost is a small factor, not really unless its VERY expensive, but
willing to spend up to 200$ or so,
If you live just outside Ottawa, the 12 channels you get are the 12 local
(4, 6, 9, 13, 24, 30, 34, 40 from the tower at Camp Fortune, and 11, 43, 60,
65 from the Rogers tower in Osgoode). In April, there will be two more local
stations, 14 amd 32.
If you're looking for more stations, you may get the CKWS relays on 26 or
36, as well as PBS on 18 or 57, depending where in the outskirts of Ottawa
you are. And a large antenna should pick up CBS and ABC from Watertown.
Which stations do you get now, and how well do they come in?
What is broken about the antenna? Which way is it pointed and where are
you)? Can you describe the shape and size of the antenna? Do you have a
The answers to these questions can help determine what other stations you
I have seen a lot of shogun and Terk-type antennas around the ourskirts of
Ottawa, so they must be good for something.
Nepean, south of Ottawa
Hi William, Thanks for your response,
All the stations you mentioned (4, 6, 9, 13, 24, 30, 34, 40, 11, 43, 60, 65)
I am getting now..
Some are fuzzy, some are perfect.. I think I might have even a couple more..
And you enter in the postal code for Casselman which is K0A 1M0 and it will
tell you all the
tv guide for the air channels out there... pretty neat I tell you..
I am in the outskirts of Casselman, near Larose Forest. 50kms east of Ottawa
And my antenna is the horizontal steel pipe style with all the pipes going
Kinda like this:
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Sorry for the bad picture lol
Yes it has a rotor on it, but doesn't seem to work...
The chanel master box in the house seems to work when plugged in, but the
antenna doesn't move with it..??
It is currently pointed North/East, but like I said, there is only half of
the antenna left, the other half is broken off, probably
due to the ice storm I presume...
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