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Forum: Help With Reception 19-Apr-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,637
Posted By darkmatter
Smile I didn't see that ground your mast. I had a long...

I didn't see that ground your mast. I had a long day at work yesterday. LOS means line of site anything other then that is how many times the signal is reflected. Ie 1 Edge I believe is reflected 1...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Apr-2013, 5:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,637
Posted By darkmatter
Smile I am by far not an expert but I can tell you this...

I am by far not an expert but I can tell you this the Clearstream 2v is not going to work for you. I contacted antennas direct (they make the Clearstream 2v) and recomended it for me and I have...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Apr-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,261
Posted By darkmatter
This is my current setup....

This is my current setup. http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=512&stc=1&d=1366146132

Not sure if the picture will work but this is the setup. All the way to the left by the chimney...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Apr-2013, 9:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,261
Posted By darkmatter
Ok thanks Ground Your Mast.

Ok thanks Ground Your Mast.
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Apr-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,261
Posted By darkmatter
Smile Quick reception question

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d1dda059be1ef9a

I have the DB4e setup faceing about 162 degrees I only have problems with 1 station PBS 39. Would it help if i took off...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Apr-2013, 6:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,729
Posted By darkmatter
Smile Thanks Teleview that was very informative.

Thanks Teleview that was very informative.
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Apr-2013, 9:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,729
Posted By darkmatter
Clouds and digital tv reception

I'm sure this has been asked at one time or another but here it goes. Does cloud coverage effect digital tv reception. If so is VHF or UHF effected more.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2013, 4:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,377
Posted By darkmatter
LOS is always best but I get stations that are...

LOS is always best but I get stations that are both 1 Edge and 2 Edge with little to no problems. Almost everyone will say higher is better. I'm actually suprised that no one else has given any...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2013, 3:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,377
Posted By darkmatter
Hi Herb welcome to the forum. I am far from being...

Hi Herb welcome to the forum. I am far from being an expert and there are by far alot more knowledgable people on this sit then me. It looks to me like most of your stations are in one general area...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Apr-2013, 3:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,071
Posted By darkmatter
Ok thanks. Yes there are fm signals from all...

Ok thanks. Yes there are fm signals from all around. Right now they are seperated by 5 feet only vertically so i will try to maintain that.
Thanks again Rich
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Apr-2013, 3:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,170
Posted By darkmatter
Welcome first off you will need to do a tv signal...

Welcome first off you will need to do a tv signal analysis and post your tvfool report so people on this site can help.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Apr-2013, 3:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,071
Posted By darkmatter
If they both are the same height wouldn't that be...

If they both are the same height wouldn't that be impossible since the fm-360 antenna is omnidirectional. Or do you mean 4 feet higher?
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Apr-2013, 2:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,071
Posted By darkmatter
antenna mast wobble

The current eave mounted mast I have the fm-360 on top (about 11 feet above the peak) and about 5 feet below that I have the DB4E. It doesn't take much wind to get this to start wobbling so I just...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2013, 6:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,123
Posted By darkmatter
Please correct me if i'm wrong. I was looking at...

Please correct me if i'm wrong. I was looking at the tvfool report again and I noticed something. Real channels 22 WNEP ABC, 25 WYOU CBS, 28 WBRE NBC, 36 WSWB CW, 44 WVIA PBS, 47 WOLF FOX, and 49...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Mar-2013, 3:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,123
Posted By darkmatter
Ok thanks guys I will see him this weekend and...

Ok thanks guys I will see him this weekend and will find out what he wants to do.
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2013, 9:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,123
Posted By darkmatter
Ok thanks. The trees where he is are pretty dense...

Ok thanks. The trees where he is are pretty dense and high so getting around them or over them would be a challenge if even possible. So you think 2 seperate antennas would be better then say 1...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2013, 6:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,123
Posted By darkmatter
I did type in his physical address and used Lake...

I did type in his physical address and used Lake Ariel zipcode for the second tvfool report so this one should be good.
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2013, 2:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,123
Posted By darkmatter
I found his community online and it is located...

I found his community online and it is located in Lake Ariel so the second tvfool report should be accurate. Not as easy as I orginally thought. cause pretty much everything is at least 1 edge from...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2013, 5:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,123
Posted By darkmatter
I just tried again and got the same results. I...

I just tried again and got the same results. I don't know what to put down for his cordinates. All I know is he lives in a community and his mailing address is different then his physical address....
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2013, 1:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,123
Posted By darkmatter
Setup help for father in-law

Here is the tvfool report.
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d1ddab3bbe4a8b3
He is interested in getting only the locals (16,22,28,44 and 56) but if possible I would like...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Mar-2013, 7:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,261
Posted By darkmatter
Everything is finished now and this is what I...

Everything is finished now and this is what I ended up doing. I returned the winegard hd-7084p and ended up with Antennas direct db-4e. This antenna has a 60 degree front and back angle which worked...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Mar-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,074
Posted By darkmatter
A rotor connects between 2 antenna masts and is...

A rotor connects between 2 antenna masts and is made to be able to turn the direction of the antenna. Most people will tell you not to get one because you will have to rescan your tv every time you...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Mar-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,261
Posted By darkmatter
I just had a thought and was wondering if this...

I just had a thought and was wondering if this might be causing the issue with my signal problem. The hd7084p antenna is wired like this. There is a 6 foot cable from the antenna to the preamp and...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Mar-2013, 1:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,261
Posted By darkmatter
This will be my last question on this matter. Is...

This will be my last question on this matter. Is there a multi direction tv antenna that will work in my situation that would replace the winegard hd7084p. So i could get most or all the stations at...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Mar-2013, 3:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,778
Posted By darkmatter
I'm far from being an expert but I will give you...

I'm far from being an expert but I will give you some advice from what I've learned from this site. How old are your coaxial cables. If water got into any of your cables that can cause an issue. I...
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