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Forum: Help With Reception 17-Feb-2016, 4:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,621
Posted By manfjourde
That is exactly what I want to do, the end of the...

That is exactly what I want to do, the end of the 50 foot runs has a splitter to split the signal between the two floors. I couldn't make a diagram like you - it didn't format correctly but what you...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Feb-2016, 4:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,621
Posted By manfjourde
Thanks for the reminder, when I set it up...

Thanks for the reminder, when I set it up initially I grounded the antenna as well as the coax.

Will a CM 3410 suffice? Upon investigating the setup, the cable splits and goes toward the 50ft TVs...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Feb-2016, 6:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,621
Posted By manfjourde
Excellent advice and diagram, thank you. I may...

Excellent advice and diagram, thank you. I may try the CM from a local store and if it doesn't work out I will save a bit and go the Juice route, thank you much.

If I did the Juice route, would...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Feb-2016, 5:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,621
Posted By manfjourde
Cool thanks, do I need a certain splitter for...

Cool thanks, do I need a certain splitter for that amp? And is this better mounted as close to the antenna as possible?
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Feb-2016, 4:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,621
Posted By manfjourde
I'm hoping to keep the whole upgrade to about $40...

I'm hoping to keep the whole upgrade to about $40 at the moment - any thoughts on getting something that will work for about that?
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Feb-2016, 4:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,621
Posted By manfjourde
Trying to improve after 2 years

I got some excellent advice 2 years ago and have been pleased since. We just got a new TV and it is about 50 feet further away in the house though and picks up very few channels.

I currently have...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Feb-2014, 8:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
Good news! Antenna installed 6ft higher...

Good news!

Antenna installed 6ft higher than before and am using the Antennas Direct 42xg and am now getting a rage of 21.6-27 SNR on all the channels I care about and even picked up a few more...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Feb-2014, 3:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
EDIT - The boom was upside down Okay the...

EDIT - The boom was upside down

Okay the antenna finally came! I am concerned that it is missing 3 holes though. Can someone verify if this is true? If so I will just drill them and make it work....
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2014, 8:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
My thoughts. I have a metal vent pipe I was going...

My thoughts. I have a metal vent pipe I was going to mount it to with u-bolts. Would that be good?
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2014, 5:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
Waiting is the worst lol. I normally get most...

Waiting is the worst lol. I normally get most items with Amazon Prime and am far too spoiled with the 2 day shipping. I'll pick up what I need for mounting and grounding and get started on that.
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Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2014, 3:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
So with the new antenna and raising it I'm not in...

So with the new antenna and raising it I'm not in the 20s do you think a different antenna or an amp?
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2014, 2:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
I was able to run the signal analysis on the TV...

I was able to run the signal analysis on the TV and for the signals I care about there were 2 bars out of 10 (I'm assuming 20%), either way the signal wasn't high. The SNR db ranged from 17.2-18.5 -...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2014, 1:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
Okay little update. I ordered the 42xg. I figure...

Okay little update. I ordered the 42xg. I figure if the 751 does pretty good now the. That will be a good replacement and I will elevate it. I'm planning on grabbing a 10 foot pole this weekend and...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 8:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
This is making more sense, thanks! The 91XG is...

This is making more sense, thanks! The 91XG is only about $25 more. You think it would be better to get it alone or get the 42XG, see how it does, and if needed grab an amp? Either way I think I'll...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 6:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
Would there be any reason to get a DB4e over the...

Would there be any reason to get a DB4e over the 42XG in my situation?
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 5:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
I got the 751 from Amazon and can still return it...

I got the 751 from Amazon and can still return it no problems. Being the case, you think it best to return it and grab a 42XG and mount it even 5 feet higher would be good?

With the 42XG do you...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 3:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
Thanks, I'll give that a shot. I should have...

Thanks, I'll give that a shot.

I should have said what channels I want. Nothing on VHF and the rest are 2, 4, 5, 7, 11, 13. Getting those all clear would be excellent.
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
Here is 25 feet...

Here is 25 feet http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d5b94a72706106f

I'd prefer to not mount if much higher but the numbers looks better at 25. I'm a total noob at antennas so...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 2:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,053
Posted By manfjourde
OTA help in Ogden, UT

My report at 15 feet http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d5b9422363d8bec

Okay I recently got an RCA 751 mounted on the roof with a simple j mount. It goes 25 feet to a 2 way...
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