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Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2018, 5:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 206
Posted By JoeAZ
Given your location, your best option would be to...

Given your location, your best option would be to have two separate antennas. One pointed at Buffalo transmitters and the other towards Hamilton/Toronto.
Running two cables, one from each antenna to...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2018, 1:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By JoeAZ
It certainly is worth a try. The TV Fool 1 edge...

It certainly is worth a try. The TV Fool 1 edge and 2 edge reports such as yours are typically not as accurate as line of sight reports. Generally, lowering an antenna will give worse reception. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2018, 9:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 206
Posted By JoeAZ
Two UHF panels, pointed in different directions,...

Two UHF panels, pointed in different directions, usually does not
work well. The signals that arrive at different times tend to cancel
each other out. You may still want to try. You may also...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2018, 9:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By JoeAZ
Despite the close proximity of your NYC stations,...

Despite the close proximity of your NYC stations, the signals are
not terribly strong. Most all your signals are reflected 1 edge or
2 edge signals. Because your location is blocked from...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Sep-2018, 1:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By JoeAZ
Rabbit73, AdTech and others, thanks so much for...

Rabbit73, AdTech and others, thanks so much for your
help. It is ALWAYS appreciated, even if we should
disagree.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2018, 2:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By JoeAZ
OK Guys, rant and rebuttals aside, I want to draw...

OK Guys, rant and rebuttals aside, I want to draw your attention to the TV Fool
report that indicates KVOA, NBC 4 Tucson, on Rf 23. The Tucson stations on Mt.
Bigelow appear unrecoverable in the...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Sep-2018, 3:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By JoeAZ
Rabbit73, I've asked for our new member to PM...

Rabbit73,
I've asked for our new member to PM you directly.
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Sep-2018, 3:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By JoeAZ
Help needed in Fountain Hills, AZ

I am posting this message so as to get input from others as this
person is not yet able to make their own posts. My first inclination
would be to say you've done a whole lot of things correctly....
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Sep-2018, 2:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,665
Posted By JoeAZ
That is all very, very true. However the "king...

That is all very, very true. However the "king jack" RV antenna is
tuned to the nascar circuit and the others are not......... LOL!!!!!!
Forum: Special Topics 29-Aug-2018, 1:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,862
Posted By JoeAZ
Most LG units have not only a program guide but a...

Most LG units have not only a program guide but a signal indicator
as well. Even some low end, budget LG's are so equipped.
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2018, 1:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,422
Posted By JoeAZ
Not too terribly long ago, our CBS affiliate...

Not too terribly long ago, our CBS affiliate suffered a major failure
at their South Mtn Tower in Phoenix, AZ. While satellite and cable
viewers were unaffected, broadcast viewers in the Northern...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2018, 1:13 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,422
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings Dagwood, I suspect many, many...

Greetings Dagwood,

I suspect many, many stations have issues from time to time.
Some of those issues are made public but sometimes they are not.

Take Care, Joe
GO BILLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,422
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings Dagwood, Yes, yes, yes. I had a...

Greetings Dagwood,

Yes, yes, yes. I had a similar problem with one of my home
televisions. Rf 6, which is a translator for NBC, KNAZ Flagstaff,
would intermittently have issues. It is one of...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Aug-2018, 1:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By JoeAZ
Hi Bud, A couple of other options: You...

Hi Bud,

A couple of other options:
You could purchase a separate digital tuner and connect it
to a dedicated antenna pointed either South or East. That would
still require another antenna with...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Aug-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By JoeAZ
Welcome Bud, You have a few options. You...

Welcome Bud,

You have a few options. You don't specify whether you have the
2Max or 4Max from Clearstream. Both are very good antennas.
The 4Max has more gain to pick up weaker signals. One...
Forum: TV Database Updates 9-Aug-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,984
Posted By JoeAZ
WQED, PBS Pittsburgh is one of many stations...

WQED, PBS Pittsburgh is one of many stations missing.
Slowly, very slowly, stations that were missing are being
added.............
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,422
Posted By JoeAZ
Really interesting reading.................... ...

Really interesting reading....................
Thanks for the post.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2018, 6:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,422
Posted By JoeAZ
WXXI PBS Rochester, N.Y. suffered a major...

WXXI PBS Rochester, N.Y. suffered a major transmitter failure.
See story below.

http://www.wxxinews.org/post/update-wxxi-tv-reception

My guess is that they were operating at reduced power...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2018, 1:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,422
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings Dagwood, I have a couple thoughts you...

Greetings Dagwood,
I have a couple thoughts you may consider. I'd test an 8 bay bow tie antenna
or similar on your roof, completely independent of your current system. That
means trying new wire...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2018, 1:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 32,736
Posted By JoeAZ
In my hometown of Buffalo, NY, the longtime CBS...

In my hometown of Buffalo, NY, the longtime CBS affiliate, WIVB, turned in their license. They had always broadcast from Colden, NY, which is elevated and about 20 miles south of Buffalo. They are...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,422
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings Dagwood, Happy, Happy Birthday to...

Greetings Dagwood,

Happy, Happy Birthday to you!
Having lived in W.N.Y. for my first twenty years and seen
the fun weather, I'd say yes. Given the infrequent use and
minimal rotation, you...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2018, 1:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 974
Posted By JoeAZ
Before you buy anything you may want to try:...

Before you buy anything you may want to try: Temporarily
separating the two antennas by eliminating the combiner/splitter.
You will need to get on the roof, run a separate line from each
antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jul-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,046
Posted By JoeAZ
Both Rabbit and ADTech have given you good and...

Both Rabbit and ADTech have given you good and useful
information. Good, consistent reception at your distances is rare.
It may not be reasonably possible to improve your reception
without a...
Forum: Special Topics 24-Jul-2018, 9:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By JoeAZ
While you probably don't need to caulk, it might...

While you probably don't need to caulk, it might be a good
idea to do so. It is a whole lot easier to remove some caulk
over a screw than trying to unloosen a rusted one............
Be sure to...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jul-2018, 1:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,930
Posted By JoeAZ
And there you have it folks, the FINAL word on...

And there you have it folks, the FINAL word on broadcast reception.
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