Product Overview: The
Terk TV-44 compliments the 24-inch elliptical and the 18-inch oval DBS satellite
dishes. It picks up VHF and UHF signals, allowing you to enjoy local
programming, at no extra cost, along with the satellite programming.
antenna is made specifically for multi-LNB
systems. The antenna can be used with single LNB systems, but there will be
connections and hardware that won't be needed. It does
not require the removal, repositioning or retuning of the existing satellite
Power Supply: The antenna
receives power from the user's DBS receiver through the existing coaxial cable,
so no additional power supply is needed.
TV-44 features an internal amplifier that minimizes signal loss.
not as powerful as a properly mounted multi-element antenna with a rotor, the
TV-44 should be superior to a standard rabbit ear antenna because it will be
located outdoors where signal strength is higher and it is amplified. The
antenna can be rotated on the dish to adjust the reception.
antenna features a powder-coated weatherproof
finish and a sealed housing for optimal outdoor performance.
TV-44 mounts to the outside perimeter of the 18" oval or 24"
elliptical DBS satellite dish. The attached clamps secure the antenna to the
dish, and can be tightened by hand. There are additional security clips
recommended for use with any 20" or larger dish.
antenna has four pairs of inputs and outputs with female F-type connectors. The
output from each LNB is connected to one of the inputs on the antenna, using the
supplied 32" coaxial cables. The corresponding antenna output is connected
to the coaxial cable feeding the signal to the satellite receiver. The antenna
comes with 4 indoor diplexers, four 32" coaxial cables and eight 12"
cables, enough to feed the antenna signal to four separate receivers. (A dish
with a 4-way multi-switch is required to feed 4 receivers.) For satellite
systems with less than 4 connected receivers, there will be some leftover cables
the satellite signal and over-the-air antenna signal are both fed through the
same coaxial cable, the signals will need to be split before connections are
made to the satellite receiver. The supplied diplexers split the signal,
allowing you to have separate connections to the "Satellite In" and
"Antenna In" jacks on the receiver.
- Element Type: Broadband,
- DBS Configuration: Multi-LNB
- Operating Bandwidth: 54-806
MHz (UHF and VHF channels)
- Radiation Pattern:
Multi-directional (picks up broadcast signals from every direction but the
most extreme angles)
- Amplifier Gain:
VHF: 18dB typical; UHF: 12dB typical
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