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Low Voltage Wiring - Attic vs Closet for Termination/Distribution?

HU-412631568
4 months ago

We will likely have our fuse panel in our laundry room.


Likewise I've asked for a shelf in the broom closet of the laundry room for terminating our CAT5 drops and the fiber from the street. We'll ensure there's a power outlet on the same shelf.


I'm a little old school and appreciate pulling TV signals off the air (OTA) and distributing from a single antenna to several rooms throughout the house via RG6 coax and a spitter (and amp if needed). Think old-school cable TV distribution.


I was originally thinking of mounting the antenna off the soffit (hopefully high enough, metal roof too steep/slippery for me) and bringing it into the attic space and from there putting in a good splitter and maybe an amp as needed.


Question: Is it worth putting the RG6 distribution into the same broom closet w/ the network distribution?


The attic space will be foam insulated at roof and thus virtually climate controlled and probably have shorter RF cable runs from up there to each rm.


thanks

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