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Forum: Help With Reception 29-Dec-2017, 9:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,219
Posted By Frugal1SBM
VHF Tandem

Yes, after this winter I would like to try adding the VHF. When the trees leaf out the current channels will be weakened by interference to the north-west.

In the meantime, Redbox has added pay...
Forum: Antennas 29-Dec-2017, 9:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,245
Posted By Frugal1SBM
Thanks, your reply is not too late and I will...

Thanks, your reply is not too late and I will need to try options when next I visit her. At this point she is paying for cable on a very limited budget not willing to try the OTA. I thought when I...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Dec-2017, 1:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,219
Posted By Frugal1SBM
ADTECH Refer to my previous post - the antenna...

ADTECH
Refer to my previous post - the antenna is on the roof and the MAX2 recommended by Rabbit in the combo UHF/VHF configuration. The antenna was exactly oriented by the compass to guidance...
Forum: Antennas 19-Dec-2017, 1:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
Update - with some assistance from Home...

Update - with some assistance from Home Technology Integrations (HTI) to correct internal home wiring, I now pull in 21 stations which includes the main networks, ION, PBS and a few Canadian...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Dec-2017, 1:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,219
Posted By Frugal1SBM
Update to New location in WNY - distributing to 5 TV sets

I found local support from Home Technology Integrations (HTI) to come and look at the wiring which he commented had been done exact opposite of what was required. After reconnecting the lead into...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Oct-2017, 4:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 12,219
Posted By Frugal1SBM
TV Antenna cable split 5 ways

Hi, I am returning for more advice. The set up recommended under Antenna worked really well for one TV. We are now running the line into a splitter for 5 way split and the number of stations has...
Forum: Antennas 17-Sep-2017, 9:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
Thank you all for the assistance. I now have the...

Thank you all for the assistance. I now have the recommended 2MAX antenna above the roof elevated. It is oriented to the recommended 322 degrees with the reflector to the NW and helix to the SE. I...
Forum: Antennas 16-Aug-2017, 3:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
results

We installed the ClearStream 2MAX™ in the dish location with the back reflector orienting the figure 8 loops toward 322 degrees. That brought in the Canadian stations but not much in Buffalo. I see...
Forum: Antennas 7-Aug-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,245
Posted By Frugal1SBM
No attic

There is no attic space in this row house. Also no roof top access that a 67 year old would want to try gaining access. If there was a crawl space I would try that the next time I go there.
Forum: Antennas 5-Aug-2017, 4:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,245
Posted By Frugal1SBM
Friend in Philly

Everyone was so helpful with my setting up the new antenna on Grand Island NY. I have a friend here from Philadelphia who I am trying to convert to cut the entertainment package on her Cable. Here...
Forum: Antennas 28-Jul-2017, 3:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
Repack?

Ok I was following until JoeAZ reply. I appreciate the support of approach but too much jargon. What do you mean by auction repack?

I would much prefer to get WUTV and CFTO. How do I add the...
Forum: Antennas 27-Jul-2017, 8:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
Would the 4Max offer any enhancement or would...

Would the 4Max offer any enhancement or would that be too much given the strong signal from closer stations?

https://www.antennasdirect.com/antenna-selector.html?zip=14072
Forum: Antennas 27-Jul-2017, 8:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
Wow, Rabbit73! Thank you for your clear and...

Wow, Rabbit73! Thank you for your clear and concise instructions. I have not peaked into the attic crawl space but it would solve the visibility issue and allow the antenna to be in the peak of the...
Forum: Antennas 27-Jul-2017, 5:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
HOA rule

Rule did not attach to the last post.
Forum: Antennas 27-Jul-2017, 5:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
I just read through Rabbit73 advice on...

I just read through Rabbit73 advice on comparisons. I am afraid some of this is over my head and not sure how it applies to my situation. The review of the Clearstream was not encouraging.
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Forum: Antennas 27-Jul-2017, 4:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
HOA rules - not visible from front of unit

I have already had one run in with the HOA in regards to accessibility changes I want to make to sidewalk so I want to tread lightly if I can. I have called the property manager to alert them that I...
Forum: Antennas 27-Jul-2017, 3:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 56,532
Posted By Frugal1SBM
Moved to new location

A few years ago this site helped me cut the cable. I started with an indoor leaf and gradually went to attic and an upgrade antenna on the roof.

I am moving into a one story townhome which...
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