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PostSubject: antenna advise/help   antenna advise/help Icon_minitimeMon Jun 22, 2020 6:59 pm

hi,can anyone offer advise,i live in a flat and cant get permission to put a mast and antenna outside,i am wondering what would be the best antenna option for maximum performance to use in the loft space.
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PostSubject: Re: antenna advise/help   antenna advise/help Icon_minitimeMon Jun 22, 2020 7:06 pm

Hello Rob, an inverted V Dipole would probably be your best bet.

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PostSubject: Re: antenna advise/help   antenna advise/help Icon_minitimeMon Jun 22, 2020 7:15 pm

hi,Gary,thanks for the advise i will look into giving that a try...cheers.
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PostSubject: Re: antenna advise/help   antenna advise/help Icon_minitimeWed Jun 24, 2020 8:58 pm

Have you considered making a T2LT and hiding it in a tree, behind a gutter etc? It should work better than an Inverted V in the loft providing you can get a resonable height

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