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Forum: Help With Reception Today, 3:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the report; glad it worked well for...

Thanks for the report; glad it worked well for you.
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates Today, 3:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 150
Posted By rabbit73
How did you combine them in the garage; what did...

How did you combine them in the garage; what did you use to do that?
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates Yesterday, 7:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 150
Posted By rabbit73
An antenna for receiving TV signals should have...

An antenna for receiving TV signals should have horizontal polarization because TV signals have primarily horizontal polarization. Just because the PVC tubing is vertical, doesn't mean that the...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates Yesterday, 6:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 150
Posted By rabbit73
That is true. Even if the detail was better, we...

That is true. Even if the detail was better, we still wouldn't
know what was inside.
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates Yesterday, 2:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 150
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you. Yes, you can enlarge and crop it, but...

Thank you. Yes, you can enlarge and crop it, but you lose detail. You would need a zoom lens on your camera to get closer without needing a ladder so that there would be more pixels for better...
Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, kenmsw; welcome to the forum. Thank...

Hello, kenmsw; welcome to the forum.

Thank you for the signal report.

What antennas have you tried and where were they located?

What channels were you able to receive?

What channels are...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 21-Jan-2019, 4:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 150
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the interesting antenna photo. Can you...

Thanks for the interesting antenna photo. Can you zoom in closer?

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3250&d=1548086404

I think Tower Guy is correct when he calls it a slot...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jan-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the update. Good luck with your...

Thanks for the update.

Good luck with your project.
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By rabbit73
Interesting question. There a number of...

Interesting question. There a number of possibilities, none of which I can guarantee, because I don't even know what your location looks like from the ground or in a satellite view.

I would...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By rabbit73
That is true, you are not in an ideal location to...

That is true, you are not in an ideal location to receive them, but I have a few ideas you might want to try.

You need a preamp for the weaker channels from San Antonio, but KNIC is strong enough...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jan-2019, 8:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By rabbit73
This is the terrain profile for KABB showing the...

This is the terrain profile for KABB showing the terrain interference to the signal. Any increase in antenna height helps the signal clear the hills.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jan-2019, 6:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the new report at 25ft. ...

Thank you for the new report at 25ft.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3243&d=1546970282

WOAI NBC isn't on your TVFool report. As a double check, here is a report from...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jan-2019, 2:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3242&d=1546830619

Hello again, Kinetic. It looks like you are in a different location (Boerne?) than in your last thread:
Roof-top Antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jan-2019, 7:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By rabbit73
There will be reflections from the roof that can...

There will be reflections from the roof that can help or hinder the direct signal.

You don't need to go back to the drawing board and start all over again. Just try a few things to see what works....
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jan-2019, 7:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By rabbit73
I understand that the booster antenna inside will...

I understand that the booster antenna inside will be close to your cell phone, but I don't have a good understanding of what goes on with the booster antenna outside on the mast. Is it just receiving...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jan-2019, 6:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By rabbit73
That sounds promising. The VHF dipole kit should...

That sounds promising. The VHF dipole kit should have enough gain for those 4 channels when mounted outside.

The dipole instructions say to use the combiner in the dipole to combine with the UHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jan-2019, 2:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3239&d=1546785600

Hello, Waldo; welcome to the forum.

Thank you for the signal report.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jan-2019, 7:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By rabbit73
I don't think we have enough information about k...

I don't think we have enough information about k man's (Dave) antenna system and location to give him any good advice about improving his reception as he requested. He has intentionally withheld the...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Jan-2019, 4:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the additional information, Dave. I...

Thank you for the additional information, Dave. I thought it was overload, but you are getting weaker channels. I thought it was direction, but you are getting good and bad from the same direction....
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Dec-2018, 3:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By rabbit73
What are you using as a combiner? What VHF...

What are you using as a combiner?
What VHF antenna are you using and what VHF channels does it get?
That is a symptom of trees in the signal path.
That is a symptom of trees in the signal path.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Dec-2018, 9:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3236&stc=1&d=1546203936

Signal report from rabbitears.info for comparison:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Dec-2018, 3:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,036
Posted By rabbit73
Happy 2019, k man! Is this the same location...

Happy 2019, k man!

Is this the same location as your previous thread?
Which Outdoor TV Antenna? 18-Sep-2016, 9:34 AM
http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=16098

The report looks similar:...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Dec-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By rabbit73
You can combine two identical antennas aimed in...

You can combine two identical antennas aimed in the same direction with equal length coax lines and a splitter in reverse to give you up to 2.5 dB additional gain, but there is no guarantee that it...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Dec-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the additional information. A...

Thank you for the additional information. A little extra height might help.
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Dec-2018, 7:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By rabbit73
This is an extract from your TVFool report: ...

This is an extract from your TVFool report:

https://i.imgur.com/CDIQpXj.jpg

WSAZ NBC 23 is missing from your TVFool report because they are using a defective database to generate reports. It...
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