Thanks, John. I have been religiously opposed to amping up a basic dipole since I've gotten the Airstream, so I regard the batwing with some disdain. The old style, sort of complicated, Skyliner on my Argosy is such a better antenna. I just ordered the HDRV antenna to cram down on the batwing pole.
I have one of the cheap "Enhanced resolution" Sanyos mounted on the wall next to the fridge. With this antenna and a (hopefully) cheap converter, I hope to pick up some of the Atlanta stations that have been a STRUGGLE for the batwing.
Oddly enough, at home I don't have cable or a satellite, but I do have DSL. Most of what I watch is online, from iTunes, from Blockbuster (online ordering AND in store), and from my small DVD collection. Recently I've started watching scififreetv.com online, too. I only takes about 30 kbs of the DSL connection, and it's fine in a small window of my PC.
I also have a Media Center PC that I'm using as a work computer, and it's not hooked up to cable OR an antenna now. I'm using it to play my XM Roady II through.
I'll let y'all know if installing the HDRV antenna on the Winegard's mast is any great trouble. (Just have to add it into the list of OTHER repairs and upgrades I need to do to get it ready to hit the road this spring.)
1975 Argosy 28 "Argosy"
1979 Excella 500 31 "Betsy"
1992 Lincoln Mk 7 LSC
2003 Dodge 2500 Cummins "TowHog"
"Lucy Loosehair" the cat - Airstream mascot
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