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Forum: Antennas 2-Jul-2020, 5:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,319
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3801&d=1593708404

Hello, Mike

The signal is fairly strong, but the HDHR signal quality must be at least 50% with an SNR of at least 15 dB....
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,597
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, RG6er; welcome to the forum. The link...

Hello, RG6er; welcome to the forum.

The link to your TVFool report doesn't work; there is one character missing, a "?" before option. I think this is your report:...
Forum: Antennas 26-May-2020, 1:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,725
Posted By rabbit73
When I look at the text box for your post #2 as...

When I look at the text box for your post #2 as if I were going to quote you in a reply, I see links to attachments. Those links have the BB code to show the images in the post, but the images do not...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-May-2020, 2:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,888
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3710&d=1588867936

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3711&d=1588868252


Hello, Caveman007; welcome to the forum.

You...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 10-Jan-2020, 5:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 45,362
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, I did. The first time was 6 repeat PMs; the...

Yes, I did. The first time was 6 repeat PMs; the second time was 7 PMs.

I deleted all of them WITHOUT clicking on any of the active links in the messages.

What language is that?

I wonder...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jan-2020, 12:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By rabbit73
Yup, powerline noise can cause interference to TV...

Yup, powerline noise can cause interference to TV signals, especially on VHF like WZZM ABC on 13 and WGVU on 11.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3616&d=1578660290
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By rabbit73
OK Denny's in Ithaca, MI? A splitter in...

OK
Denny's in Ithaca, MI?

A splitter in reverse as a combiner will give you problems.
That sounds like the Stacker.

You're right, a rotator will cause problems.

I suggest you have your...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By rabbit73
OK, you're going to make me hunt for it. I looked...

OK, you're going to make me hunt for it. I looked at your previous thread for the missing details since you didn't want to give them here. Is this report correct for your location?...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By rabbit73
I don't completely understand your problem. There...

I don't completely understand your problem. There are a lot of details missing.

Why do you need to take one out? What advantage does that give you?

What is the problem if you don't take it out?...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2020, 7:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By rabbit73
would this relay work for you? ...

would this relay work for you?

https://www.rfparts.com/cx550f.html
Forum: Antennas 5-Jan-2020, 7:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 130,919
Posted By rabbit73
This is what the original RCA ANT751 looks like: ...

This is what the original RCA ANT751 looks like:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2614&d=1492288273

This is what the RCA ANT7511 looks like:
...
Forum: Antennas 5-Jan-2020, 6:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 130,919
Posted By rabbit73
Here is an illustration of the shorting stubs...

Here is an illustration of the shorting stubs which M. J. Salvati calls an Isolation Network (see attachments):

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2611&stc=1&d=1491963344

The...
Forum: Antennas 5-Jan-2020, 3:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 130,919
Posted By rabbit73
I really hate what RCA is doing with that...

I really hate what RCA is doing with that antenna. The original 751 was a good design, but they have messed with it so many times it's difficult to know what version will be in the box you buy. It...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Dec-2019, 1:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,346
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Bill; welcome to the forum. Thank you...

Hello, Bill; welcome to the forum.

Thank you for the signal report. Here is a report from rabbitears.info that should be more up to date:...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Dec-2019, 5:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By rabbit73
Good find! Thanks for the photos. ...

Good find! Thanks for the photos.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3601&d=1577038712

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3602&d=1577038735
...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Dec-2019, 4:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By rabbit73
Any plastic housing for a PCB balun will trap...

Any plastic housing for a PCB balun will trap moisture from condensation. The best designed housings have "weep holes" at the bottom to allow the enclosure to breathe and drain moisture.

Older...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Dec-2019, 3:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the report of improved reception....

Thank you for the report of improved reception. I'm glad that my balun tests gave you an idea that helped. I hope the improvement will continue.

Antennas have always seemed like magic to me. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Dec-2019, 2:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By rabbit73
WDBJ virtual channel 7.1 has an "R" in the right...

WDBJ virtual channel 7.1 has an "R" in the right column of the rabbitsears report which indicates reduced coverage. They might still be using their low power STA transmitter with a directional...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Dec-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Brian. Thank you for the report. You do...

Hello, Brian. Thank you for the report. You do have co-channel interference, but it is now different because of Repack channel changes.

WFSB has co-channel interference on real channel 36 from...
Forum: Special Topics 10-Dec-2019, 6:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,669
Posted By rabbit73
You would have to use computer modeling for the...

You would have to use computer modeling for the precise dimensions.

Using four 90 degree elbows should be OK. I would make the spacing 3 inches, unless that creates a problem with sweating the...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Dec-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By rabbit73
The CM7777HD is a good preamp; I have two of them...

The CM7777HD is a good preamp; I have two of them that I use as test amps for setups. But, I really don't like the housing because it doesn't seem suitable for outdoor use. Their other preamps have...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Dec-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By rabbit73
In what way did it fail? That's really poor...

In what way did it fail?

That's really poor support. They sell you an expensive antenna and then they will not send you an original replacement balun.

You need a ferrite core balun to cover all...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Dec-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By rabbit73
I agree with jrgagne99, your signals are...

I agree with jrgagne99, your signals are marginal. Reception will vary according to atmospheric conditions, and rain will affect the trees in the signal path, making the signals weaker.

You could...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Dec-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,854
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, BigHenry; welcome to the forum. Thank...

Hello, BigHenry; welcome to the forum.

Thank you for the signal report. Here is a report based on your exact address instead of your zip code from rabbitears.info:...
Forum: Antennas 1-Dec-2019, 7:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,915
Posted By rabbit73
I agree with Tim on the general answers and that...

I agree with Tim on the general answers and that precise answers would require antenna modeling.

Channel 6 is 82 to 88 MHz, so center freq would be 85 MHz.
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