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TERK TV 55 - TV antenna

TERK TV 55 - TV antenna
alaAverage 2.3

4 reviews

Sep, 2014

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Terk TV55

 

A friend ask me to order one for him after he saw how well it worked on the boat. He had used allot of other's with poor results.

We have used the T55 antennae in fringe areas and on our yacht with fantastic results for more than three years with no problems. Good stuff/ WB6HUN

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Not much better than rabbit ears + loop

 

The Terk TV55 is a helical antenna. Inside the plastic housing is a wire that is wrapped in a corkscrew pattern around an inert core. The product literature claimed "big antenna performance is a little package". I found this to be untrue. While the...

Good looks, weather resistant, compact size, includes mounting hardware. Wide bandwidth, handling VHF-lo (ch 2-6 + FM radio), VHF-hi (ch 7-13) and UHF (ch 14+) frequencies

Poor multipath rejection, noisy RF amplifier, limited gain w/o power amp

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TERK TV55 Indoor/Outdoor Amplified TV Antenna

 

The only way I could recomend someone to use this antenna would be around saltwater due to its water tight construction and windloading due to its aerodynamic shape . In other words motorhomes and boats and expect to aim it when you use it .

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Poor shipping box had to order 2 both boxes torn open prior to arrival .The antenna to put in simple terms is A sheetmetal rectangle with a punched out rectangle in its middle enclosed in a PVC pipe .It has a amplifer system . The antenna is a...

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Not even worth the shipping

 

I purchased the TV55 to try to pull in a few more local HD channels than i was getting with my Terk TV4. But after finding the optimal place the the TV55, and setting up the amp correctly i proceded to get less channels than with my TV4, and worse...

Included amp works with other antennas.

Does not work worth a darn. The antenna is HUGE, and you would think that with such a large antenna it would work better.

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