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September 7th, 2004, 01:38 AM #1
TV homemade rabbit ears
I'm switching cable providers and will be without cable for about 2 weeks.
Both my TV and VCR have only coax type qntenna type connectors.
I would like to fabricate a homemade el-cheapo type rabbit ears so I can get local broadcast without having to buy retail rabbit ears.
Can anyone tell me how to easily build a basic set of rabbit ears that will work with my coax type of antenna input.
September 7th, 2004, 01:40 AM #2
try googling for it!!!ryanredbaron™
September 7th, 2004, 01:42 AM #3
September 7th, 2004, 01:52 AM #4
What I found on google is greatly above my knowledge and understanding of antenna technology. I'm hoping someone can simplify this for me and give me directions for a basic basic rabbit ear antenna so I can get even marginal reception for a while.
September 7th, 2004, 01:55 AM #5
at radioshack you can usually find a set for around $5 nothing specail amplified or anything just basic rabbit earsHey who turned sigs on?
September 7th, 2004, 10:42 AM #6
I've seen sets of rabit ears at the dollar stores
September 7th, 2004, 02:14 PM #7
I wired togeter an antenna, didn't really understand what I was making . It works pretty good at night but during the day outside traffic passing by gives me a lot of interference on a couple of the channels.
September 9th, 2004, 02:30 AM #8
Ok, I can get VHF just fine.... how do I get UHF to come in better?
September 9th, 2004, 11:36 AM #9
PM Surreal, she's a pro at homemade external antenna's...
September 9th, 2004, 05:24 PM #10Originally Posted by thekingofpain
All I can tell you is what I would do...
2 weeks ya say?? Go and buy a nice set of Rabbit ears and then take them back when you're done
I've been (both Home Depot and Walmart have great return policies)
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