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RE: Picking up a station 350 miles away

I would echo Timbo-
and add another option/suggestion

1: make a full size Rhombic - per Tim's link.
then AIM it torwards the transmitting tower- use FM FOOL.com for the polars

2: select a great tuner-
everyone has their favorites -
Tube front end/ tube unit
Solid State-

I have used a few and have some preferences -
I would spend some time on the Tuner Info site -

If they are in Nor Cal- There is a Kenwood Trio that has been for sale out of Berkeley for a while now-on CL. The guy wants $1100 - which could be the right price - but I can't swing it - NO Affiliation...
McIntosh made some great tuners - including the MR-74 / 73 / 77 for Solid state and 67 / 71 for tube

Tube Tuners are becoming more like mid 70s Jaguars with the maintenance and parts issues ...
It can be done - but the antenna is KEY!
Happy Listening

Edits: 09/07/16

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