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Forum: Digital TV and Mobile DTV 23-May-2017, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By OberGeiss
Many thanks Joe AZ! I have a Vizio myself in VT...

Many thanks Joe AZ!
I have a Vizio myself in VT place and that tuner is garbage.

On the LGs I am pulling in all so the absence of 13.1 is weird.
The TCL I am buying through Amazon.....no return...
Forum: Digital TV and Mobile DTV 23-May-2017, 9:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By OberGeiss
Tuner woes.....

Hi All, I am in 07083, with a nice high YAGI rig feeding three sets, distribution amp, no worries. I'm about 16 miles from Manhattan as the crow flies so many options OTA.

Strange thing happened...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Aug-2013, 2:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By OberGeiss
Really fascinating the NH PTV programming is...

Really fascinating the NH PTV programming is similar to that offered to VT PTV so don't think the incentive is there to construct a rhombic display for that catch.

I looked into this a bit further...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Aug-2013, 2:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By OberGeiss
Red face Thanks GroundUrMast...as always your insights are...

Thanks GroundUrMast...as always your insights are spot on and greatly appreciated. Sorry it took me a while to get back as I was on the road and then catching back up.

I am a little perplexed over...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Aug-2013, 4:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By OberGeiss
Question Over the border from NEK VT to Sherbrooke

Hi All, I have a nice rig in place for Vt Pub TV broadcast from Burke Mtn (virtual 20.1, et seq); I have an A/B switch in place and would like to change my second rig to pick up the various stations...
Forum: FM Fool Discussion/Database Updates 26-Apr-2013, 3:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,394
Posted By OberGeiss
Wink Common ant VHF and FM?

Here's my FM fool report:


http://www.fmfool.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29


I have an AD V4 low band VHF up on the roof.
Not terribly useful for low band VHF as there are just...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Apr-2013, 4:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,584
Posted By OberGeiss
I have had same experience with a Dynex and...

I have had same experience with a Dynex and Vizio. I do much much better with outboard Disk Network digital/analog converter or onboard tuners on my LG sets. I have not had a Samsung in the house but...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Apr-2013, 2:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,360
Posted By OberGeiss
Good Day Elmo and other forumites...well it turns...

Good Day Elmo and other forumites...well it turns out that raising the rig by about 10-12 feet did the trick. Glad I took this route in lieu of buying new tuners and other hardware. Many thanks....
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Mar-2013, 2:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,360
Posted By OberGeiss
All things considered equal, is mast height...

All things considered equal, is mast height critical?
I am think that I will raise my rig about 5-10 feet and re-try?
I am about 22'-24' above ground now.
Does this make sense before swapping out...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Mar-2013, 3:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,360
Posted By OberGeiss
Thanks Elmo, appreciated. I just tightened all...

Thanks Elmo, appreciated.
I just tightened all coax connections and added an amp for one of the LG sets (between splitter output for that set an the lead to the set. Still the channel I am after is...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Mar-2013, 2:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,360
Posted By OberGeiss
This is starting to look as if it's a tuner...

This is starting to look as if it's a tuner problem with the LG HDTV sets.
The Dynex monitor in the basement using outboard Dish TV brand HD Tuner is pulling in solid ......did re-aim the antenna a...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Mar-2013, 2:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,360
Posted By OberGeiss
PS....seems as if my one basement set using...

PS....seems as if my one basement set using outboard Dish Tv brand HD Tuner noticeably less prone to drop out on 21.1, 2 and 3. My other two sets are quite recent LGF's with built in HD tuners/David
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Mar-2013, 1:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,360
Posted By OberGeiss
07083 (NJ) OTA ...a wee bit of a quandry

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id=1ddaf4977c93f5

Above is my current analysis report, dated today 3.24.13.
I am running a AD 91XG UHF antenna, to a AD CPA-19 amplifier, all...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jan-2013, 2:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,315
Posted By OberGeiss
Wliw ny

Hi All, has anyone been having problems in the past week or so pulling in WLIW? I have been pulling it in w/o difficulty for more than a year and all of sudden it's no go. It's been rainy and...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-May-2012, 3:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,803
Posted By OberGeiss
Glad to hear that. Interested to know what other...

Glad to hear that. Interested to know what other market you are pulling in via the rotor in your neck of the NJ wood!
Forum: Help With Reception 23-May-2012, 2:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,803
Posted By OberGeiss
I have had some instances of complete drop out...

I have had some instances of complete drop out (like this past weekend one evening). Next morning all was back in stunning HD.
It's the best OTA content in the NYC area by far.

Best,
David
...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-May-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,295
Posted By OberGeiss
Just a report back to the Forum....appreciate all...

Just a report back to the Forum....appreciate all your incisive input.

I ended up mounting the low band VHF on the opposite end of the house using 3" wall brackets. Separation between the Yagi and...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Apr-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,726
Posted By OberGeiss
Yet another part of due diligence when acquiring...

Yet another part of due diligence when acquiring a home these days......checking the TVFool Signal Analysis!

So close yet so far...just 500 feet!!!!!

Look at nimbletv.com. Beta for the moment...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Apr-2012, 5:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,726
Posted By OberGeiss
Thanks for clarifying....hope Mr. P has a good...

Thanks for clarifying....hope Mr. P has a good neighbor who's not shadowed...still, Wantage a pretty good distance from NYC transmitters in any event.....
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Apr-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,726
Posted By OberGeiss
I know Wantage a bit (lovely part of the State...

I know Wantage a bit (lovely part of the State for sure). There is some good elevation in parts of the Township. I think it's worth a chance to experiment a bit if you happen to be located in or...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Apr-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,295
Posted By OberGeiss
OK I'll be sure to report back. Having AD's...

OK I'll be sure to report back.

Having AD's XG 91 and CPA 19 I feel more comfortable adding a VHF rig made by AD as well. I seem to be doing extremely well already with high band VHF as I...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2012, 5:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,295
Posted By OberGeiss
Thanks. Tech rep at Ant Direct indicated that...

Thanks.
Tech rep at Ant Direct indicated that this would be fine combo using this:
http://www.antennasdirect.com/store/antenna_combiner.html

Not a huge investment for the combiner or ant...so...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2012, 1:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,295
Posted By OberGeiss
Two antennas on single mast

I am adding a low band VHF (Ant Direct V4) to my rig, which has a yagi style XG91. Ran this by tech assist at Antennas Direct and since I am already picking up reliable high band VHF with the yagi,...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Apr-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,803
Posted By OberGeiss
Thanks Groundrurmast....greatly appreciated. ...

Thanks Groundrurmast....greatly appreciated.
Will get it all properly grounded at the same time I put up the VHF antenna.
The you mention.....how can one beat that?
Do you think with an approx 60...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Apr-2012, 7:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,803
Posted By OberGeiss
Thanks MisterMe.....I have UHF covered already...

Thanks MisterMe.....I have UHF covered already and yes it's critical here in 07083. There is one group of low vhf signals from NYC (virtual 42.1, et seq) broadcasting on RF 2. My thought is to...
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