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Forum: Help With Reception Today, 2:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,412
Posted By ADTech
No, that is completely unnecessary.

No, that is completely unnecessary.
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Mar-2018, 6:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By ADTech
Your symptom is pretty normal and is generally...

Your symptom is pretty normal and is generally expected. Changing the antenna to a different type won't be expected to fix it.

Prior discussions:

http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=15230...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Mar-2018, 3:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,502
Posted By ADTech
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Forum: Help With Reception 19-Mar-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 24,977
Posted By ADTech
It means that the station currently transmitting...

It means that the station currently transmitting on 25 will go off the air and they will become a "guest" on the "host's" post-repack channel and will be treated like a sub-channel as far as your...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Mar-2018, 4:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,502
Posted By ADTech
Yes, either should be expected to handle any TV...

Yes, either should be expected to handle any TV antenna.
Forum: TV Database Updates 15-Mar-2018, 5:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 53,204
Posted By ADTech
The Google geo-coding failed and returned 0,0 for...

The Google geo-coding failed and returned 0,0 for the latitude/longitude coordinates.
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Mar-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,965
Posted By ADTech
Remove the amplifier completely and re-evaluate...

Remove the amplifier completely and re-evaluate reception.

Absolutely. The LED simply means it's getting power.

Well, Radio Shack pretty much went out of business last year....

Try it with...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Mar-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,994
Posted By ADTech
It's the trees. When dealing with very weak...

It's the trees. When dealing with very weak signals, especially UHF, it doesn't take much in the way of movement of foliage in the signal path to cause reception to fail.
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Mar-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 39,489
Posted By ADTech
AMSL=Above Mean Sea Level

AMSL=Above Mean Sea Level
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Mar-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 39,489
Posted By ADTech
In order to advise you we need 1) your TVfool...

In order to advise you we need 1) your TVfool plot and 2) the specifics of WHICH stations you are experiencing this phenomenon. Without that very BASIC information, there's not much we can do except...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Feb-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,757
Posted By ADTech
Move the external FM filter so it's before the...

Move the external FM filter so it's before the amplifier. It does little to no good after the amp. The internal filter in your amp is ineffective at the low end of the FM band and it's the low end...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Feb-2018, 2:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 19,097
Posted By ADTech
Behold, the confusion caused by virtual channels....

Behold, the confusion caused by virtual channels. Your local "channel 7" actually transmits on channel 8. KYES, after they move and you re-scan, will still display as channel 5.x even though their...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Feb-2018, 8:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 19,097
Posted By ADTech
It is useful to note that your current antenna is...

It is useful to note that your current antenna is a UHF-only design. It performs poorly on high-VHF once incoming signals start to get a bit weaker and it's almost useless on low-VHF unless you're...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Feb-2018, 7:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,065
Posted By ADTech
Both are, see post #2. I'm operating under the...

Both are, see post #2. I'm operating under the belief that the channel 18 translator should be receivable with the DB8e due to the provided plot so I didn't bring up the VHF 11 angle as being in...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Feb-2018, 6:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,065
Posted By ADTech
You'd probably get the most cost-effective...

You'd probably get the most cost-effective results if you were to add at least 5' to your mast so the antenna cleanly misses your neighbor's rooftop with a couple of feet to spare. As it is now,...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Feb-2018, 4:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,065
Posted By ADTech
That is the nature of digital signals, they're...

That is the nature of digital signals, they're either perfect (enough) or they're not. The transition is VERY abrupt and is referred to as the "digital cliff effect".

You have two separate...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Feb-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,677
Posted By ADTech
Thanks for updating your report. Always good to...

Thanks for updating your report. Always good to hear of a successful install!

Best of luck!
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Feb-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,507
Posted By ADTech
It was done for internal use only by our...

It was done for internal use only by our marketing department.
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Feb-2018, 1:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,507
Posted By ADTech
FWIW, the HD7000 is pretty much the same as the...

FWIW, the HD7000 is pretty much the same as the RCA 751 with a few bolt-on extra pieces for optional low-VHF improvement. I've got one that I included in my last antenna comparison shootout from...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Feb-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,507
Posted By ADTech
WCSH is 153 miles from the OP's location and 115...

WCSH is 153 miles from the OP's location and 115 miles from downtown Bangor. It ain't coming in unless tropo is running hot. It's not expected to serve the Bangor area.

Estimated coverage of...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Feb-2018, 4:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,507
Posted By ADTech
From our selection, I'd use either a P18+FM...

From our selection, I'd use either a P18+FM Filter or a Juice.

The FM filter is just insurance against strong local FM signals getting into the PA18 and causing intermods. Not a concern with...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Feb-2018, 3:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,507
Posted By ADTech
If not for it's use of USB power, I'd agree with...

If not for it's use of USB power, I'd agree with you. However, with the OP's very long cable length, I'd disqualify the "HD" version out of concern for power starvation due to voltage drop in the...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Feb-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,677
Posted By ADTech
My usual suggestion for maximized reception with...

My usual suggestion for maximized reception with a plot like that would be a DB4e with the reflectors removed plus a VHF dipole.

For something out-of-a-retail-box, the C2MAX or C2V (reflectorless)...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Feb-2018, 8:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,507
Posted By ADTech
Quite honestly, you have the wrong antenna. The...

Quite honestly, you have the wrong antenna. The DB8e is going to be of only little use for you.

Bangor ME has the distinction of being the only city in the whole country where a channel 2-13...
Forum: Broadcaster's Lounge 1-Feb-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246,149
Posted By ADTech
You need to talk to the broadcasters, no one here...

You need to talk to the broadcasters, no one here can do what you want.
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