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Forum: Help With Reception 6-Oct-2017, 7:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
An old SiliconDust forum posting suggests noise...

An old SiliconDust forum posting suggests noise in pre-amp or powered splitters
could lower signal quality. I'm going to assume the RCA pre-amp is working ok.
If all other measures fail then re...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Oct-2017, 5:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,296
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
Sorry. I not the OP :o Just found the...

Sorry.

I not the OP :o

Just found the topic interesting.

See other post for my situation

http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=15276
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Oct-2017, 5:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,296
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
Pretty technical :) I'm just an end user ...

Pretty technical :)

I'm just an end user

http://www.set.org.br/ijbe/ed1/06_IEEE%20format%20-%20Passive%20Reception%20of%20Digital%20TV%20Signals%20with%20an%20Antenna.pdf
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Oct-2017, 4:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
Antennas placed at the tear drop. At this...

Antennas placed at the tear drop.
At this position UHF channel reception is fine.
VHF RF 12 gradually degraded over the last 6 months.
I can view alternate KNTV NBC 11.3 on RF 49 from Mt Allison...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Oct-2017, 9:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
Here is current antenna location on tripod. ...

Here is current antenna location on tripod.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2919&d=1507238477

I guess growing trees degrading VHF reception.
Will try to trim tree limbs on...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Oct-2017, 3:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
Thank you for responding. I think vertical ...

Thank you for responding.

I think vertical stacked VHF balun polarity was correct.
The SiliconDust tuner diagnostic reports 10% quality improvement
over single VHF antenna :)
I can view...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Oct-2017, 2:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
Browser cut and paste issue :mad: ...

Browser cut and paste issue :mad:

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de6a4535ed606db
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Oct-2017, 1:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
I refreshed the link ...

I refreshed the link

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de6a44ae36c6631

There is a chance that after the repack
KNTV 11.1 (RF12) on Mt. San Bruno will move to
RF...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Oct-2017, 1:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
An update I'm the only residence with...

An update

I'm the only residence with multiple big antennas.
I had to educate the home owners association about my right to deploy an antenna array. ;)

UHF channels still viewable.
Using...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-May-2015, 7:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
An update The homeowner association ...

An update

The homeowner association turning off the community basic cable service June 30th :<.


Currently using 2 Y10713 in vertical stacked phased array pointing to mount san bruno. Using...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Mar-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
The UHF reception good enough for time being. I...

The UHF reception good enough for time being. I like the Antennas Direct 91XG.

Now I have VHF reception issues :confused:

I'm using an AntennaCraft Y10713 on a separate saw horse to receive...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Mar-2015, 3:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
GroundUrMast , Glad to know I'm going in the...

GroundUrMast ,

Glad to know I'm going in the right direction.

It appears my sight line to Sutro Tower goes right through a Extenet Micro Cell tower along a public road. I have email to Extenet...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Mar-2015, 3:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
My short term objective is improved signal...

My short term objective is improved signal quality. Signal gain will be a secondary goal.
I'm still experimenting with the HDTC-2US.
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Mar-2015, 2:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
Flint Ridge, I planning a 10 or 15 foot...

Flint Ridge,

I planning a 10 or 15 foot mast on the non penetrating roof mount. That will put the
antennas 25 AGL. I am going
to start low and see how that goes. This will be my first roof...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Mar-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
Tim, Yes I'm using the tilt feature on the...

Tim,

Yes I'm using the tilt feature on the 91XG.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2015, 9:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
I am now using a SiliconDust HDTC-2US as a...

I am now using a SiliconDust HDTC-2US as a diagnostic tool.

91XG + 50ft RG6 + HDTC-2US

RF Strength Strength Signal Quality
29 80 90
43 73 78
44 75 67-78...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Mar-2015, 6:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
Here is an update I deployed the Antennas...

Here is an update

I deployed the Antennas Direct 91XG + AntennaCraft Y10713 at temporary locations
on the roof. Boresight 91XG at hill ridge towards Sutro Tower....
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Feb-2015, 7:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
timgr, Thank you for responding to my...

timgr,

Thank you for responding to my inquiry. Yes the problem redwood is tall and narrow. Too tall
to go over.
After I read the tree article, I'm going to moderate my expectations.

I'm...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Feb-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,242
Posted By ckwsp101_tv
antenna advice for Marin County

Hello,

I'm on the floor of a valley with trees on ridge and nearby . The home owners association cable
system may be decommisioned in the coming months.

My tvfool report is

...
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