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« on: August 17, 2014 03:45:29 PM »

 



 I have been unemployed for a couple of years now so money is ridiculously tight, as such I have had
to down-size or eliminate Luxury items, Cable service being one of those items- I purchased $10 rabbit ear antenna That
got me 2 whole channels, three on a good day- so I hit the web and discovered this tutorial for an antenna  http://www.squidoo.com/make-this-powerful-hdtv-antenna-out-of-cardboard
 I now get 29 channels and it didn't cost me a thing - made completely from things around the house

  This is actually the second one I have made, I modified the design slightly- I changed the feet so it's more stable and
the arms that hold the "bow ties" to make it sturdier and finally place a hole at the bottom to allow the cable to
be run between the "bow ties" instead of off to the side of them.

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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2014 03:56:38 PM »

Super antenna!  Smiley  Sorry about the joblessness.   Undecided
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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2014 07:41:39 PM »

You are my hero, teag.  Kiss
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2014 12:11:31 AM »

teag, You are simply amazing. Everything about this project is incredible. You built an antenna. You built an Antenna!!! Wow. I love how you took it so much forward with customizing it. What an inspiration you are!!!
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2014 01:00:21 AM »

How very resourceful.  I had no idea it was possible to make such an efficient antenna oneself.  And you are also very talented. I love how it doesn't look in the least bit like what it is and is actually something attractive to have in the house.
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