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Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2013, 6:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,700
Posted By Dan4328
$7 Remote Controlled Antenna Switcher

I was at my local RadioShack yesterday, and I noticed that there was a remote-controlled A/B antenna switcher. I installed it when I got home and it works like a charm. If you've been considering it,...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 13-Aug-2013, 9:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,290
Posted By Dan4328
RE: New TV Station in Atlanta

Actually, right as soon as I posted that last post, they had an identification. It clearly identifies Telemundo Atlanta as 47.1

http://imgur.com/PkDdzhA
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 13-Aug-2013, 9:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,290
Posted By Dan4328
RE: New TV Station in Atlanta

No, the closest commercial facility I live near to is probably a Subway .7 miles away. There is also something that I think is a center for electric power, because many power lines stem out of it....
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 13-Aug-2013, 3:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,290
Posted By Dan4328
New TV Station in Atlanta

I was doing a channel scan today and was shocked to find out that there is a new TV station. I have no idea about its whereabouts, , but I do know that its virtual channel is 47-1 and the RF channel...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 21-Jul-2013, 2:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,323
Posted By Dan4328
Plus, WANN-LP 31 Does not exist anymore.

Plus, WANN-LP 31 Does not exist anymore.
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 21-Jul-2013, 2:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,323
Posted By Dan4328
WANN-CD Wrong Channel and Power

WANN-CD Has a channel on real 29 with a transmission power of 14 kilowatts, not RF 50 and 9 kilowatts. Check their homepage at www.wanntv.com

The virtual stations are 32.X
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 15-Jul-2013, 6:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,116
Posted By Dan4328
WUGA 24 Coverage Map Misplaced

I was messing around with the drag-and-drop pin and I noticed the WUGA 24 map is about 30 miles off. It looks like it is pulling up a completely different transmitter, because the terrain is still...
Forum: Reception Devices 24-Feb-2013, 2:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,806
Posted By Dan4328
Sorry for the delayed response, I couldn't find...

Sorry for the delayed response, I couldn't find the topic since it was moved. I've lowered the power so it only goes within my house.
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Feb-2013, 2:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,754
Posted By Dan4328
FM traps, in-line or in the amplifier, haven't...

FM traps, in-line or in the amplifier, haven't helped for any of my two other previous locations in the Atlanta metro, even with Real 8 and 10 being near each other and the FM band.

If you want to...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Feb-2013, 1:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,827
Posted By Dan4328
I live in the northwestern Atlanta area. If you...

I live in the northwestern Atlanta area. If you live within the perimeter of the city, you can use an attic antenna if you need to have over 90% signal. But you can get by with a Terk 1080i (has VHF...
Forum: Reception Devices 19-Feb-2013, 1:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,806
Posted By Dan4328
Save money- make a TV transmitter for $35 if not FREE

This thing is something I've done for the past few years with a VCR just so I could transmit one or two converter boxes around my entire house, instead of needing to pay more money on splitters,...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Feb-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,418
Posted By Dan4328
You only need a converter box for the tube TV,...

You only need a converter box for the tube TV, and you'll like the 1080p of the new uncompressed HD on your HDTV.
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Feb-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,872
Posted By Dan4328
While I am planning on moving my TV Antenna...

While I am planning on moving my TV Antenna outside in the next few days, I have the same RCA ANT751R as you, and for your conditions, all the stations at 20.1dB and up will come in with at least...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Feb-2013, 8:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,560
Posted By Dan4328
With the test, I found out just a slight bit of...

With the test, I found out just a slight bit of tilt helped increase the signal of channel 2/Real 39 by 10%, but a decrease in the signal of channel 5/Real 27 by 3%.

I also noticed a similar...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Feb-2013, 8:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,560
Posted By Dan4328
-I'll try tilting it up with a smaller UHF...

-I'll try tilting it up with a smaller UHF antenna that can still receive WAGA and WSB, and will post my results in a few minutes-

The link for the RadioShack amplifier is...
Forum: FM Fool Discussion/Database Updates 18-Feb-2013, 5:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,532
Posted By Dan4328
For $50 more, you can buy my most favorite radio...

For $50 more, you can buy my most favorite radio from BestBuy:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Feb-2013, 4:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,560
Posted By Dan4328
Live in the shadow of Kennesaw Mountain, point my antenna up or straight?

I have an Antennacraft C490 antenna, 5 foot pole, tripod, and a Radio Shack 36dB amplifier+preamp I that purchased for about 65 dollars.

I am planning on running 25 feet of coax cable from the...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 36,564
Posted By Dan4328
Thanks a whole lot for everything you said and...

Thanks a whole lot for everything you said and the time you put into what you said- I'll consider everything you said and I will try soon to get the amplifier you suggested and will see what happens....
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2012, 3:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 36,564
Posted By Dan4328
Thanks very much on the detailed information you...

Thanks very much on the detailed information you provided, and yes it is the antenna you linked in the forum, the suburban antenna. I'll see what I can do with getting that Antennas Direct...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 4-Aug-2012, 5:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,834
Posted By Dan4328
Nightly DX 130-150 miles?

When I got a normal FM only radio as a gift some time ago, I didn't know you could have a wire antenna for FM. So I played around with it and found out if a signal was coming from the north I wanted...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2012, 5:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 36,564
Posted By Dan4328
Brand new antenna and coax cable, random dropouts?

I recently bought an RCA Mini Yagi antenna for $44 on WalMart because of the high ratings along with the VHF Capabilities my other antenna didn't have. The antenna is fully assembled and ready to go...
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