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Forum: Help With Reception 18-Apr-2015, 6:41 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Martin Malley
Well, with all respect to Rabbit73's advice, the...

Well, with all respect to Rabbit73's advice, the antenna, baluns properly connected to the transformer, is back up. The best we did before was about 15 channels. The initial scan came up with 40!...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Apr-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,899
Posted By Martin Malley
So I get the antenna back up, crimp a new end on...

So I get the antenna back up, crimp a new end on and test with the multimeter. Seems to come up with a short. So I take the entire thing down, start to remove the cable from the transformer and the...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Apr-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,899
Posted By Martin Malley
I went out to look at the bolt size to get a...

I went out to look at the bolt size to get a replacement and it dawned on me the balun is supposed to (and I'm sure was at one time) drop down and onto the bolts where the wing nuts live. How I...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Apr-2015, 8:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,899
Posted By Martin Malley
Well I finally got the antenna down and there was...

Well I finally got the antenna down and there was definitely water getting in the cable/transformer connection. I'm off to get my silicone, but I saw something that seemed strange. The two hoops that...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Feb-2015, 5:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,899
Posted By Martin Malley
While we're waiting

While I'm waiting for the weather to break, so I can gather the parts and redo my connections, I have another question/piece of the puzzle.

After my last post, I was watching the TV in the kitchen...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Feb-2015, 9:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,899
Posted By Martin Malley
The fear!

I was afraid someone would say something like that. I tried to weather-proof the connection with tape (lame, I know). The biggest problem is there is no way to reach the connection without removing...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Feb-2015, 6:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,899
Posted By Martin Malley
Was good, now not so good

Antenna: 100 mile directional (I think it is a Channel Master 100). 10 plus years old.
Have a distribution booster, but no pre-amp. Signal splits to four TVs.

Here are my scan results:...
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