I live less than a mile from the largest antenna farm of terrestrial stations
on the west coast of Florida. I believe there are no less than 60 licensed
channels transmitting at the site, based on the work I used to do there in my
In other words, I can get most of these stations in my fillings.
All jokes aside, I have a homemade bow tie dipole antenna in the closet of my
home office that's connected to a TV card in my Mac. I can watch all sorts of
good programming for free on my cheesegrater.
I would cut the cord in a split second, but the spouse is a hard core TV addict
and insists on having hundreds of channels at her beck and call. Ain't gonna
> On Aug 10, 2017, at 10:29 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Robert Conrad, Wild Wild West. A friend of mine has the whole series on DVD.
> He's getting me interested in Have Gun, Will Travel, and Maverick (James
> Poos needs to ditch cable and get an antenna.
> Way out here in the sticks, with a DIY bowtie screwed to the back of the TV
> stand (two pieces of 12ga house wire and a $2 balun) I can watch:
> Grit TV
> Get TV
> Antenna TV
> Me TV
> BET (or did that become Bounce?)
> CW (mostly new stuff, like Arrow, Flash)
> and there's probably a couple of rerun channels I'm forgetting about.
> M*A*S*H, I Dream of Jeanie, Green Acres, Bonanza, The Rifleman, Walker, Texas
> Ranger, Airwolf, Gilligan's Island, Crosby, Have Gun Will Travel, Mr Ed,
> Leave it to Beaver, Gunsmoke, Wild Wild West, Rawhide, it's all there for
> free. DVR the ones that air while you're at work.
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