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Forum: Help With Reception 16-Aug-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By 8bit
Thank you for the quick response OTAFAN! ...

Thank you for the quick response OTAFAN!

That was my thinking too and is why I grabbed the antenna. The small 'arms' are attached with small plastic clips that allow them to be moved but all of...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2020, 5:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By 8bit
Thoughts on this antenna

A guy up the road from me put this out by the street with a sign that said FREE. I snagged it of course and would like to hear from you all what your thoughts are about it. At least half of the arms...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Dec-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,133
Posted By 8bit
** solved **

Well Tower Guy,

These are my findings. I am no longer getting any drops or video artifacts on any channel.

First off, during my initial setup, I was getting all channels but a few breakups in...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Dec-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,133
Posted By 8bit
As soon as this rain gets out of here, I'll make...

As soon as this rain gets out of here, I'll make those changes.

Thank you again!
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Dec-2019, 7:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,133
Posted By 8bit
Many thanks Tower Guy! I'll swap those...

Many thanks Tower Guy!

I'll swap those connections and do what you suggestion. Funny thing is I think last night's artifacting and audio issues may have been due to multipath. Right now WLOS is...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Dec-2019, 12:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,133
Posted By 8bit
Well, I ended up purchasing a Clearstream Max4...

Well, I ended up purchasing a Clearstream Max4 and installed it above my existing antenna that is at a height of about 16 feet off the ground. I faced it towards the channel that is the furthest away...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Nov-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,133
Posted By 8bit
Here's an updated Rabbitears report using 70...

Here's an updated Rabbitears report using 70 miles distance.

https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=26782

Thank you all again for your help!
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Nov-2019, 2:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,133
Posted By 8bit
Awesome input. Thank you all so much. I'll...

Awesome input. Thank you all so much.

I'll run a report using my coordinates with extended range and post that.

I do like the idea of combining two antenna.

Kindest Regards,
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Nov-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,133
Posted By 8bit
Go higher or go better?

I purchased a medium sized antenna from HHGregg before they went out of business and I pulled my satellite dish from the roof and installed my antenna on its pole. The antenna is about 10 feet off...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Apr-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,829
Posted By 8bit
Rabbit73, I installed the RCA preamp and...

Rabbit73,

I installed the RCA preamp and also picked up an amplified 4 way splitter and that did the trick! I'm able to pick up all of my major networks!

Thank you again for your help!

8bit
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2015, 7:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,829
Posted By 8bit
The preamp has been ordered! Thanks rabbit for...

The preamp has been ordered! Thanks rabbit for your help! It should arrive this Friday and I'll hook it up, point toward WLOS and report back with the results.

Many thanks!
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2015, 5:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,829
Posted By 8bit
Need help with outdoor antenna selection in SC.

These are my two TVF's 12ft then 25ft:

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http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3df1f0573559578f
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