Preamp & Attenuator suggestions?
So, I tried two different brand of "amps" from Radio Shack. I installed them at the distribution point inside my house, about 70 or so feet from the antenna head, before it feeds thru my house up to my JVC HD-ILA tv/tuner.
Nothing. Didn't do anything..either better or worse. One had about 15db rated gain, the other 20db.
I'm going to the USA this week for a week, and am thinking of picking up a CM 7775 or 7777. I want to capture CBS and PBS...I can get all the other Buffalo major stations no problems, between 65 and 74% depending on the weather.
The local stations, though, are much stronger at 85-95%.
If I put the preamp, will that be enough to "blow" my tuner when I tune to the local stations?
Otherwise, can I install an attenuator downstream that only attenuate certain stations/frequencies? Tinlee has one that has gain that is user-adjustable, and also one that has "five selectable switches". Not sure if these switches are frequency bands, or dB switches.
Anybody have some good suggestions?
(Am running CM4228. See previous posts a couple of posts up for reception results.)