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Old 11-12-2013, 08:58 PM   #16
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Where To Get A/B Antenna Switch

Finally found them with the help of my best friend...Google "A/B Antenna Switch"

It has an operating frequency of 5 ~ 1000MHz which is suitable. But the insertion loss is unknown. If adaptor such as F to IEC is needed, there will be more losses.

Here is the url:
Antenna Cable Switch | eBay

For those who need help with the wiring connection:
A/B Switch Setup

Disclaimer: I have not used the products listed. Try at you own risk.
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Old 04-01-2014, 05:50 PM   #17
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Regarding digital tv, if in future still connected to the analogue antenna, that means I can't watch free to air tv?
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Old 04-01-2014, 06:17 PM   #18
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Regarding digital tv, if in future still connected to the analogue antenna, that means I can't watch free to air tv?
There will be no more analogue TV, see the first post of the DTV thread for the timeline.
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Old 04-01-2014, 09:09 PM   #19
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A little confused. The info here is a lot.

So I need a tuner + dvb antenna?

Ty. I will continue read up when free.
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Old 25-01-2014, 09:41 AM   #20
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Cross post here for ease of reference:
if signal good, even cheapo less than $5 antenna oso will work
have tried such cheapo antenna with T2 b4, works fine
but the 1m long cable might be too short for some ppl, getting extension cable increase the cost, might as well get the last antenna below





still prefer the below antenna, comes with 6m long cable
got a few brands, but all same thing
price range from $8 to $12.90
soundtech brand most exp($15 to <$20) but comes with metal plates to clip on pole or windows grills
just get the cheapest one and use cable tie or wat lor
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Old 25-01-2014, 11:46 AM   #21
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i recommend the last antenna in the pictures.
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Old 25-01-2014, 07:43 PM   #22
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i recommend the last antenna in the pictures.
There is no right or wrong...it all depends on location.

I placed mine next to the tv, no need long cable...see spoiler:
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Old 25-01-2014, 10:31 PM   #23
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Yes, I have seen that post of yours. I agree it is about location. Mine poor location
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Old 27-01-2014, 12:14 PM   #24
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i recommend the last antenna in the pictures.
Where can find this antenna?
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Old 27-01-2014, 05:59 PM   #25
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I bought mine from one of the neighbourhood shops, those japalang shop sell what pots/pans + wiring + battery + buckets etc.

Try Sim Lim?
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Old 27-01-2014, 08:38 PM   #26
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I lived near King albert park and just using a wire hanger, i consistently get 10/10 for all HD channels. Guess the signal probably broadcast from bukit timah hill.
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Old 28-01-2014, 10:46 PM   #27
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I lived near King albert park and just using a wire hanger, i consistently get 10/10 for all HD channels. Guess the signal probably broadcast from bukit timah hill.
You may wish to post your success story in this thread:
Post Your DVB-T2 Settings (no discussions here)
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Old 30-01-2014, 09:48 AM   #28
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Anyone can advise using Margon 2.0 can use to receive both HD and SD channel so to avoid switching or unplug of cables while watching...
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Anyone can advise using Margon 2.0 can use to receive both HD and SD channel so to avoid switching or unplug of cables while watching...
Aiya... answer:
Post Your DVB-T2 Settings (no discussions here)
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Old 03-02-2014, 08:25 PM   #30
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Aiya... answer:
Post Your DVB-T2 Settings (no discussions here)
Just use a V type old model in door antenna and is work fine.
Total can received 9 channell.. So nice.. Thanks
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