General Antenna Trouble Shooting and FAQ's

Will an antenna work at my location?
There are a few ways to figure this out.  But remember, any site tool that you use is a "guesstimate" and you may have better or worse results onc...
Tue, 26 Apr, 2022 at 9:49 AM
My amplified antenna's reception is getting worse!
If your antenna has been working and suddenly stops OR if you have run the channel scan and verified the number of stations, you should be getting pleas...
Thu, 11 Mar, 2021 at 1:20 PM
Can I use too much coaxial cable?
It is recommended that you use as little coaxial cable as you can.  Using too much coaxial cable can result in as much as a 1/3 of the signal being lost. Le...
Thu, 11 Mar, 2021 at 11:08 AM
Snowy, Blue or Black Screen?
So, you connected your new antenna and all you see is a snowy, blue, or black screen?  You may have a TV that is not compatible with a digital antenna and y...
Tue, 26 Apr, 2022 at 9:50 AM
Why can't I get channels 2 through 6?
Our antennas have a digital Hi-VHF (channels 7 - 13) and a digital UHF (channels 14 - 36) range that vary based on the style of the antenna.  Since 90% of ...
Tue, 26 Apr, 2022 at 9:52 AM
Building materials and reception
To use an antenna, it is important to know what type of building materials were used in your home’s construction.  Some building materials can interfere wi...
Thu, 11 Mar, 2021 at 1:18 PM
Window placement and reception
The Mohu Leaf antennas were designed to be placed above AND behind your television (not just behind the TV). A general rule of thumb for antenna placement i...
Thu, 11 Mar, 2021 at 10:56 AM
Which Way Are the TV Signals Coming From?
While our antennas are multi directional it helps immeasurably to have the flat face of the antenna pointed in the direction of the towers so that the signa...
Tue, 26 Apr, 2022 at 9:50 AM
Locating the "Sweet Spot"
Sweet Spot defined:  noun informal "The point or area on a bat, club or racket at which it makes the most effective contact with the ball." To fi...
Tue, 26 Apr, 2022 at 9:52 AM
Televisions manufactured before 2009
If your television was made before 2009, to use a TV antenna you will need to purchase a digital converter box. If you are not sure of the age of your telev...
Fri, 8 Apr, 2022 at 10:46 AM