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Forum: Special Topics 6-Jun-2019, 1:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,277
Posted By ADTech
Revisit post #7.

Revisit post #7.
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jun-2019, 1:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,566
Posted By ADTech
This one has nothing to do with the agreements...

This one has nothing to do with the agreements between the US and Mexico regarding non-interference.


For channel 8 in LA, the "problem" (for them) is that they are licensed as a "low power...
Forum: TV Database Updates 1-Jun-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,555
Posted By ADTech
Oh, that's a rich one! I don't suppose the...

Oh, that's a rich one! I don't suppose the station mentioned the $123,474,177 that they got for volunteering to sell their UHF allocation and agreeing to go to low-VHF. There is no station "near...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-May-2019, 3:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,016
Posted By ADTech
It's usually best to ask a very focused question...

It's usually best to ask a very focused question when dealing with technical aspects of reception. The physics of radio signal propagation and reception have not changed so there's no "magic" bullet...
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 7:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,277
Posted By ADTech
Those would be UHF frequencies of 500-650 MHz and...

Those would be UHF frequencies of 500-650 MHz and 650-800 MHz respectively. They're not VHF. Here's a chart that translates CATV channels to frequencies: ...
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 5:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,277
Posted By ADTech
The problem isn't the splitters, it's most likely...

The problem isn't the splitters, it's most likely that the modulator isn't very "clean" and is transmitting signals that are below the channels that you've selected. That splatter is interfering...
Forum: Antennas 8-May-2019, 4:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,479
Posted By ADTech
Switching power supplies are a common culprit for...

Switching power supplies are a common culprit for creating interference into the VHF frequencies. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switched-mode_power_supply

Is the power supply OEM to that laptop...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-May-2019, 8:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By ADTech
It's not that the VHF signals don't reach Ft...

It's not that the VHF signals don't reach Ft Collins, it's more that it usually takes a physically larger VHF antenna to focus reception of those signals.


Many customers are adverse to the...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-May-2019, 6:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By ADTech
If your antenna has the clip-on box with the...

If your antenna has the clip-on box with the black horizontal "rods", it's the "V" version.

I suspect that the problem with KMGH will easily be resolved with a simple channel scan once Scripps...
Forum: Antennas 6-May-2019, 4:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,479
Posted By ADTech
Most likely the noise is radiated and is being...

Most likely the noise is radiated and is being picked up by the antenna rather than the coaxial feedline. The ferrites on your coax cable will likely neither help nor hurt. Ditto for a shielded...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-May-2019, 1:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By ADTech
Do you have the C4 (UHF-only) or the C4V (which...

Do you have the C4 (UHF-only) or the C4V (which includes the VHF dipole that clips onto a reflector)?
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Apr-2019, 1:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,520
Posted By ADTech
Depends on which "channel 10" you're looking for....

Depends on which "channel 10" you're looking for. There's a faulty entry for a virtual channel 10.1 on your report (WHTX-LD, correct virtual channel is 43.1) and a real channel 10 (WTNH/WCTX,...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Apr-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,345
Posted By ADTech
Welcome back, good to see you're still working on...

Welcome back, good to see you're still working on this issue.

In your most recent post, you indicated that the antenna is installed "attached to the post where the LNB was located at the DirecTV...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Apr-2019, 4:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,444
Posted By ADTech
No. Do NOT do this, it is very unlikely to help...

No. Do NOT do this, it is very unlikely to help and would more likely cause a reduction of reception due to the signal now coming in below the vertical reception pattern.

The antenna should not...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Apr-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,444
Posted By ADTech
I wouldn't say that... but i would say this...

I wouldn't say that... but i would say this instead...
Normal convention is for the UHF to be above the VHF, but it's not a rule carved in stone as there are always exceptions. I tell folks to do...
Forum: Reception Devices 10-Apr-2019, 5:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By ADTech
For a large array, an entry level "ham" rotor...

For a large array, an entry level "ham" rotor would be strongly recommended. Anything less is going to have a short lifespan as you've already encountered.

They aren't cheap, though. Starting...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,345
Posted By ADTech
There's a tutorial that helps explain here: ...

There's a tutorial that helps explain here: http://www.hdtvprimer.com/ANTENNAS/siting.html But, basically, it has to do with the longer wavelengths (lower frequency). I rarely run into tree issues...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2019, 4:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,345
Posted By ADTech
The holders of those two licenses didn't care...

The holders of those two licenses didn't care enough to actually build out those stations. They've never been on the air.
She noted initially that, after relocating the antenna up to the dish...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2019, 3:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,345
Posted By ADTech
Only rarely when there is an extraordinarily long...

Only rarely when there is an extraordinarily long cable run.
No.It is probably completely ineffective as it's the wrong size, is the wrong distance from the antenna's elements, and is probably still...
Forum: Antennas 5-Apr-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,479
Posted By ADTech
Yeah, I only had two days to acclimate to the...

Yeah, I only had two days to acclimate to the altitude on that trip as we got to Pinetop on Thursday afternoon. Needed more. By Sunday afternoon we were up in Holbrook and it was a lot easier.

...
Forum: Antennas 4-Apr-2019, 8:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,479
Posted By ADTech
Show Low is a really nice place. I was there...

Show Low is a really nice place. I was there last April when Run For The Fallen came through. I actually RAN through Show Low! Now, running at 7,000 elevation when you're used to 700 feet is hard...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 4-Apr-2019, 1:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,492
Posted By ADTech
If a cable is not hooked to anything on either...

If a cable is not hooked to anything on either end, then there is no point of installing terminators.

Terminators are only needed on unused ports or outlets that are electrically connected to the...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Apr-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,718
Posted By ADTech
I cross-checked them on rabbitears.info, just...

I cross-checked them on rabbitears.info, just like rabbit73 did. ;)
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Apr-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,718
Posted By ADTech
The translators to your southwest are duplicates...

The translators to your southwest are duplicates of those over by Cody.

A simple UHF-only antenna aimed at Cody should be all you need. Shouldn't need an amp, the calculated signal levels are...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Mar-2019, 4:18 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,444
Posted By ADTech
Please contact our customer tech support directly...

Please contact our customer tech support directly for assistance, the contact form link is in my signature below.
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