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#1 /dev/null

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Posted 26 July 2014 - 12:45 AM

The house I bought a few years ago has an old analog pole antenna in the yard. It also has some old ass cabling (my opinion) and "awkward" cabling (that's what the cable modem people told me). I'm about to start cutting wires and update it for the 21st century.

What's the longest cable run thru either a 2 or 4 way spltter for local ota channels?

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Posted 26 July 2014 - 01:16 AM

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After some measuring, looks like 60-70 ft from antenna to splitter and another 60-70ft feet forom splitter up over around and back down thru the walls to tv

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Posted 26 July 2014 - 01:19 AM

With good cable (RG6) that run shouldn't be a problem at all. My parents have an outdoor antenna and their distance is similar to yours.

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Posted 26 July 2014 - 08:14 AM

I don't think it should be an issue. My gramps had a similar setup. A 45' antenna and a some distance to the TV.

I've also run a cable coax line 200' beneath the ground to a shed for cable TV for when having satellite radio and wifi there won't help. Well, I have a cat6 line down there, too.