Previously, I had bought an internal ATSC antannae. I haven't been that happy with the reception of this. I wasn't not able to get our local NBC affiliate, and I was only able to get ABC or CBS, if no body mooved in front of the antanne.
I decided to buy a Channel Master STEALTHtenna. Since we live in a townhouse, I didn't want to put this antenna on the roof, so I decided to install it in the attic. The installation was pretty easy.
I did have some interesting problems. I bought a pair of Eagle Aspen Single Port Power Passive Diplexers. I was hoping to use one of the RG6 cables that I am using for satellite signals an piggyback the ATSC antenna on it. When I tried to do this, only one of the ATSC tuners on the DIRECTV HD DVR would get signal. When I removed the diplexers, everything worked perfectly. I am now using that RG6 cable purely for ATSC signal.
Now the signal that I get is a lot better. I am able to get the local NBC broadcast, but I am not able to get the KRON broadcasts, and the signal quality for the PBS and CBS is not that good. I am assuming that this is caused partially because I the roofing material is foil covered. I ordered the amplifier to see if this will fix the problem. Worst case, I will put this antenna on the roof.