I just got bit by the antenna bug. There's got to be some knowledgeable people here so I thought I would start a discussion about antenna design.
I've been looking to improve my reception for OTA HDTV. My amplified bunny ears just isn't good enough. I'm about 35 miles away from the big antennas with line of sight but my reception is weak on a lot of channels.
First post, complete noob here, beware... annoying questions ahead: I have owned this phone for almost 2 years. It wouldn't charge or turn on so I tried the reboot power and volume buttons, then I opened it and ruined the antenna, then after plugging it in to my computer 5 times it started and has been fine since.
It’s official: the iOS6 Mapgate saga is not another antennagate. Consumer Reports — which famously said it could not recommend the iPhone 4 because of reception problems caused by the phone’s wrap-around antenna design — has concluded its assessment of Apple’s latest iPhone, naming the iPhone 5 the best iPhone yet, and ranking it “among the best smart phones in
Apple’s emergency press conference has come and gone, and after casing things out, Apple says all smartphones have the same antenna problems – but why don’t most other smartphones need a case, when the iPhone 4 now effectively comes with a free case for best-case use?
i hope you can help me guys, we are tasked to build a helical antenna that would have a good reception for channel 2 (54-60 Mhz). Our main problem is on how to minimize dimensions. a 54 Mhz would have 177 cm diameter and 3.34x10^3 cm in length. Hope you can help me with this guys. tnx
Apple has released an open letter to all iPhone 4 owners explaining why the signal bars drop so dramatically when the handset is held a certain way - it’s not the antenna, it’s all down to the software.