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Forum: TV Database Updates 7-Sep-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,792
Posted By ve2dc
OK that explains it. I am right in the "purple...

OK that explains it. I am right in the "purple wedge" to the east of Mount Royal for both of them. I receive 17, but with occasional drop-outs, but I am using a UHF antenna pointed at Mount...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 6-Sep-2011, 2:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 21,822
Posted By ve2dc
You were either not looking at HD content, or I...

You were either not looking at HD content, or I would seriously suggest that you see a vision specialist...
Forum: TV Database Updates 6-Sep-2011, 2:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,792
Posted By ve2dc
Based on the signal here near Beauharnois they...

Based on the signal here near Beauharnois they are either at the East End location or running lower than normal power. The Analog signal on 17 was very much stronger. I suspect it will take a few...
Forum: TV Database Updates 5-Sep-2011, 5:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,792
Posted By ve2dc
I doubt it. I'm about 25km from the Mount-Royal...

I doubt it. I'm about 25km from the Mount-Royal site and it's pretty weak which would be normal if it is still at the station because I would be shadowed by Mount-Royal.
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 5-Sep-2011, 5:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,889
Posted By ve2dc
CJOH-8 Cornwall/Lancaster

I received the following response to an inquiry as to it's status:

The Channel 8 re-broadcast transmitter in Lancaster
will remain on the air in analog for the foreseeable future.
It will be...
Forum: TV Database Updates 28-Aug-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 23,716
Posted By ve2dc
CBMT DT in Montreal moved from 20 (6.1) to 21...

CBMT DT in Montreal moved from 20 (6.1) to 21 (6.1) where I believe it will stay.
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,024
Posted By ve2dc
Gain is relative. That antenna would have been...

Gain is relative. That antenna would have been too much in my application. What I ended up using cost the princely sum of $18 and worked much better than the larger antenna I had been using. The...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2011, 4:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,024
Posted By ve2dc
The advice to buy a high gain antenna needs a...

The advice to buy a high gain antenna needs a caveat. If you are not using a rotator, too much gain can be a problem. Gain is achieved by narrowing the beamwidth and improving front to back. The...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2011, 4:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,489
Posted By ve2dc
Q1. Generally yes, unless you are talking about...

Q1. Generally yes, unless you are talking about extraordinary cable lengths. Outdoors is better than in the attic, but how much better depends on the composition of the roof. Rule of thumb, don't use...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2011, 3:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,097
Posted By ve2dc
Superb link Billiam. I'll take modelling data...

Superb link Billiam. I'll take modelling data over advertising copy any day ;-) Thanks...
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