We have the Winegard Trav'ler HD dish and sometimes it seems as if it does "burn through trees." In nearly a year of use there have been only 3 times (we're full-timers) when we couldn't get at least SD reception.
Sandie & Joel
2000 40' Beaver Patriot Thunder Princeton--425 HP/1550 ft-lbs CAT C-12
2009 Chevy Malibu LTZ with ReadyBrute tow bar/braking system
Official WiFiRanger Ambassador WFRAMB303
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