Need some advice about antenna selection
Live in Ste-Dorothee. Bought 5 years ago a Digiwave ANT7288. It has 8-bay, 2 balun + 2 to 1 combiner) and installed it in my attic. I am happy with it as I can get US channels 3, 5, 33, 44 and 57. But every now and then reception from either 3 or 5 is poor. For example, tonight my Samsung TV shows 12dB for ch5 (no image) while 3 shows 20db (image). I was thinking of adding a preamplifier but test done last weekend by plugging an HD homerun directly on the output of the antenna did not show better signal than when connected near the TV. So loss of signal between antenna an TV does not seem to be an issue. From the threads, I gather that Digiwave is not a great product and I was now thinking of getting a CM4228HD. Would the performance of the CM be much better than Digiwave?