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Forum: Help With Reception 20-Aug-2012, 3:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
Well, now this is strange. I finally got my...

Well, now this is strange. I finally got my tower put up, and my C5 mounted......not fine tuned yet, but pointed in the general direction....about 245-250ish... Antenna is about 27' up. There are...
Forum: Antennas 11-Aug-2012, 2:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,836
Posted By energyzer
Thank you, much appreciated! What do you think a...

Thank you, much appreciated! What do you think a used 39' tower is worth?
Forum: Antennas 11-Aug-2012, 2:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,836
Posted By energyzer
thanks, that looks like it......any idea what...

thanks, that looks like it......any idea what that little side antenna might be for?
Forum: Antennas 10-Aug-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,836
Posted By energyzer
Can you identify this antenna?

Antenna is on top of a 39' tower. I can get the whole thing for free. Is the antenna any good?
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Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,873
Posted By energyzer
Two sections. They are pretty close to 10'...

Two sections. They are pretty close to 10' sections. Plus I was counting the mast...which is stuck in the bushing and won't rotate. Anyway, I was thinking about mounting it to an existing concrete...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2012, 9:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,873
Posted By energyzer
Landed a free Rohn type tower...now to mount it

I was able to get a tower from a business that wasn't using it anymore, and now am looking to get it put up. I've looked at a few pictures of how to mount it, but would love some feedback. What is...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jul-2012, 6:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
What kind of equipment were you using at the...

What kind of equipment were you using at the time? Do you have to put a lot of special equipment into play to do DXing? Would the c5 be any good for thid if it were on a rotator?
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jul-2012, 3:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
I know your right, but it is just funny how they...

I know your right, but it is just funny how they get away with it. As I'm sitting here reading this very forum, I noticed an ad on the right hand edge for Antennadeals.com, advertising a 150 mile...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jul-2012, 3:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
This over the air stuff is awesome! It is so...

This over the air stuff is awesome! It is so cool because, especially at night, you never know where your going to pull a station from. I'm pulling two stations out of Omaha, 150 miles away with...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jul-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
Half way thinking about putting my C5 on a...

Half way thinking about putting my C5 on a rotator.
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jul-2012, 6:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
Just wierd....this acts like AM radio at night. ...

Just wierd....this acts like AM radio at night. One minute a station is there, the next it isn't. I'm actually picking up a station out of South Dakota! Not even on my tvfool report. Channel 7...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jul-2012, 5:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
Night time reception.....WOW, 28 stations ...

Night time reception.....WOW, 28 stations
5.1...38%
5.2...38%
6.1...10%....but not solid
6.2..."
7.1, 7.2..had it on the scan, but lost it
8.1, 8.2...31%
10.1, 10.2...40%
11.1, 11.2...10%...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jul-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
What about these RCA antennas that advertise 100...

What about these RCA antennas that advertise 100 miles and such. It seems that they are a lot cheaper. Any reviews?........The goal here is to save money from dish...LOL Some of these antennas can...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jul-2012, 9:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
They seem to be. I had the 13.1 and 2 up at...

They seem to be. I had the 13.1 and 2 up at around 27-28, but after I secured my mast, my signals dropped, so I'll have to adjust again......If it wasn't for the 13.1 and 13.2 channels, those...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jul-2012, 8:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
I turned the c5 back around to point west (Pretty...

I turned the c5 back around to point west (Pretty much straight west) so I could hone in on 13.1 and 13.2, Since this would give me both an ABC and Fox. I did pick up 13.1-2, but all my signals...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jul-2012, 3:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
Signal strengths of my channels. Interistingly,...

Signal strengths of my channels. Interistingly, pointing my antenna at about 60 degrees gives me my best strength for channel 5.1 and 5.2. Also picked up 7.1 and 7.2, but it is weak....12%
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Forum: Help With Reception 19-Jul-2012, 9:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
It is fox that I was missing, but now looking...

It is fox that I was missing, but now looking into it, the TDVG not being on the air, and 13.2 being a fox station, I think I can get everything in my area with the C5. The only reason I got the...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Jul-2012, 8:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
I am not at my TV any more, but it seemed that...

I am not at my TV any more, but it seemed that while the signal wasn't AWESOME, the picture seemed solid. However, I only had it on for a few minutes while I was scanning. I will address that...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Jul-2012, 8:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
No preamp, due to me only having one tv hooked...

No preamp, due to me only having one tv hooked up. I estimate that I have about 130' of RG-6. (it is the exact same cable that was used with my DirectV set up. It would be a few feet between the...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Jul-2012, 5:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
No UHF at all. I tried hooking the two together...

No UHF at all. I tried hooking the two together with the diplexer, tried hooking only one antenna up at a time. With the c5, I can get 9 channels. With the DB4e, I can get 7. No UHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Jul-2012, 1:13 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
unfortionatly, I'm going into trees in both...

unfortionatly, I'm going into trees in both directions. Channel 10 and channel 11 are actually the same channel. CBS Channel 10/11, so it wouldnt' be a big deal if I can't pick up 10 if I can get...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Jul-2012, 1:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
Wow, thanks for the input. I greatly appreciate...

Wow, thanks for the input. I greatly appreciate your time that you put into your advice. Thank you! For the time being, I'm going to put up the c5 and db4e and try them. If I can't get the...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Jul-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
Question Antenna install and power lines

Getting ready to install a Clearstream C5 antenna that will point to the east of my house. My plan is to put it on my garage, however, if I have it up in the air 20-30 feet, it will point straight...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jul-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
I'm sorry, but if I may ask,.....due to your...

I'm sorry, but if I may ask,.....due to your input, I am probably going to return the antennas that I purchased, and buy the winegard you suggested, but I'm curious about it and how it picks up...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Jul-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,053
Posted By energyzer
Wow, I appologize if I've upset you for some...

Wow, I appologize if I've upset you for some reason. I'm only trying to make a quality decision. To do this, I wanted to tap into a source with a lot of knowledge, namely, TV Fool. I do ask a lot...
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