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Forum: Help With Reception 13-Feb-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By wado66
Indoor Antenna for Apartment

My daughter moved into an apartment and wanted to get an antenna for her TV.
She is very limited due to being in a ground floor apartment.
Just looking to see what the best indoor antenna is out...
Forum: Antennas 29-Oct-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,953
Posted By wado66
I do not have an exact address. But everywhere I...

I do not have an exact address. But everywhere I went in Defiance Ohio had similar setups to the one pictured.
The stock photo is just something I found on the internet that looked like the ones I...
Forum: Antennas 27-Oct-2018, 9:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,953
Posted By wado66
What is this setup?

I was traveling up in northern rural Ohio last week and I noticed that about 90% of the homes there have OTA antennas. Kuddos to them.
Also, most of them had the setup like the stock photo below....
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By wado66
The rolling lines are on all TV's they are using....

The rolling lines are on all TV's they are using. One TV is probably 8 years old and one is about 3 years old.
With it happening on both TV's I think Tower Guy may be onto something with the ground...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2018, 3:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By wado66
Reception Issues with new setup

After having much success in cutting the cord and getting great reception, thanks to you guys, my brother has decided to follow suit.
He cut the cord and bought a Channel Master Advantage 100 and an...
Forum: Special Topics 30-Aug-2018, 2:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,946
Posted By wado66
Ok. So I went and carried the Vizio back hoping...

Ok. So I went and carried the Vizio back hoping to find a TV that has a channel guide.
Talked to 2 people that worked there. One said all of their TV's have channel guides and a service counter...
Forum: Special Topics 29-Aug-2018, 2:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,946
Posted By wado66
Unfortunately I have found a couple of TVs that...

Unfortunately I have found a couple of TVs that do not have channel guides.
I bought a new Vizio TV and it didn't have one. So I looked around and thought I would exchange it for a Samsung. A little...
Forum: Special Topics 28-Aug-2018, 3:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,946
Posted By wado66
On screen guides

I am finally receiving channels OTA.
On one of my TVs I have Rovi channel guide which no longer works.
Some of the posts I am seeing is it was discontinued a few years back.
My question is, are...
Forum: Special Topics 26-Aug-2018, 4:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
After many delays and just "life" I have finally...

After many delays and just "life" I have finally gotten my antenna up and working.
I went with the eave mount but will be adding an additional support brace coming off of my chimney to the pole.
I...
Forum: Special Topics 24-Dec-2016, 6:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
Got to checking my eaves and I do not have...

Got to checking my eaves and I do not have adequate support. Just 1X boards.
Having to rethink the whole process.
Forum: Special Topics 18-Sep-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
Can you elaborate?

Can you elaborate?
Forum: Special Topics 3-Sep-2016, 9:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
You guys have been a HUGE HUGE help in my...

You guys have been a HUGE HUGE help in my decision making!!!
I really appreciate your input and not flaming me for some of the noob questions.
I am getting excited about this project and ready to...
Forum: Special Topics 3-Sep-2016, 6:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
This is an actual picture of my home where I want...

This is an actual picture of my home where I want to put the antenna just so you know what I am dealing with.
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x180/wado66/20160903_121505_resized.jpg
Forum: Special Topics 3-Sep-2016, 6:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
Sorry about that guys. I see where that info in...

Sorry about that guys. I see where that info in this thread would have been helpful for you.
Forum: Special Topics 2-Sep-2016, 7:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
I was just going under the technical theory...

I was just going under the technical theory "bigger is better."
Am I overkilling?
Forum: Special Topics 2-Sep-2016, 4:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
Sorry, I should have been clearer on the picture....

Sorry, I should have been clearer on the picture. This is a stock photo from the internet I was using to show the mounting hardware I was thinking of using. I have nothing purchased or mounted so...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Aug-2016, 3:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,484
Posted By wado66
Now that I have figured out my height for my...

Now that I have figured out my height for my antenna, found a mount bracket and mast, all I need is my antenna.
I like the Channel Master antennas. (says the noob)
How do I determine which one...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Aug-2016, 9:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,484
Posted By wado66
My report looks similar. I set it at 30ft. ...

My report looks similar.
I set it at 30ft.
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de2cbd4dffce5f3
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Aug-2016, 5:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,484
Posted By wado66
How do I read the topo map

We have a station, WSMV that most around here struggle to get. It is our NBC affiliate.
At 20ft it is 1 edge and at 30ft it is LOS.
That tells me I need my antenna at least at 30ft, correct?...
Forum: Special Topics 29-Aug-2016, 7:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
The antenna will be mounted on a 2 story house. ...

The antenna will be mounted on a 2 story house.
I plan on attaching it to the eave with this bracket.
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x180/wado66/antenna%20mount.jpg

If I mounted a 15ft pole...
Forum: Special Topics 29-Aug-2016, 6:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 23,430
Posted By wado66
Using Chain link top rail for mast

I was looking a hardware store at chain link top rail poles.
I thought this may be a good option for mounting my antenna to. I can get them in diameters of 1.31 and 1.66.
I can get wall thickness...
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