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Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2019, 3:44 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By freetvplease
Update on my friends system. I used my coax...

Update on my friends system. I used my coax tester (which I should have done to begin with) and found out that the connector on his exterior box was installed incorrectly. I cut it off and replaced...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Sep-2019, 1:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By freetvplease
After thinking about it I went ahead and...

After thinking about it I went ahead and purchased an HDA-100 amp. Thanks for your guidance!
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Sep-2019, 1:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By freetvplease
I apologize but It's taking me a minute to...

I apologize but It's taking me a minute to discover what I'm really trying to ask and learn here. What I'm trying to ask is, is the only difference between a pre-amp and a dist-amp is not just the...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Sep-2019, 1:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By freetvplease
I haven't tried this but pre-amps and...

I haven't tried this but pre-amps and distribution amps generally work the same?
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Sep-2019, 1:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By freetvplease
Is there any other info I can provide?

Is there any other info I can provide?
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Sep-2019, 1:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By freetvplease
Pre-Amp In-place of Dist-Amp/Splitter

My friend and I setup an Antenna system at his house this week. The signals at the antenna are very strong but because it's placed across the house from most his TV's and split 4 ways once the signal...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 1:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By freetvplease
Yes the DB8e and HDB8X are. Please understand...

Yes the DB8e and HDB8X are. Please understand that I'm not recommending these antennas. I'm just curious if these would work in your situation and possibly eliminate the need for a rotor (not that...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Aug-2019, 5:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By freetvplease
Would something like a DB8e or HDB8X combined...

Would something like a DB8e or HDB8X combined with a Stellar Labs 30-2476 help eliminate his need of a rotor?
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Aug-2019, 4:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
You are right. I've been playing around with and...

You are right. I've been playing around with and getting plenty of exercise with both the DB4e and the HDB4X and in my experiments they are one to one interchangeable. What I like about the HDB4X...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Aug-2019, 1:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
My boom was in one piece. All I had to do was...

My boom was in one piece. All I had to do was unfold all the elements and put it up.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2019, 4:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
Is there any difference between the older ANT751r...

Is there any difference between the older ANT751r and the ANT751e? My box says it's the ANT751e
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2019, 1:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
Yeah, but it's fun fiddling around to see what...

Yeah, but it's fun fiddling around to see what happens. I obviously have too much time on my hands atm
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
Well I have another itch I want to scratch. I...

Well I have another itch I want to scratch. I have a Stellar Labs 30-2475 VHF antenna that I want to see if I can reduce it down from 5 feet to 3 feet. I've never seen a Y3. Luckily with this antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 8:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
Rabbit, I'm just messing around with this...

Rabbit, I'm just messing around with this scenario because it's just an interest I have. My main antenna setup is the DB8e combined with the Y10-7-13 35 feet in the air which does an awesome job for...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 6:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
Wow! This is more complicated than I had imagined!

Wow! This is more complicated than I had imagined!
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 4:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
My next experiment is to combine the 751 with the...

My next experiment is to combine the 751 with the HDB4X and see if the VHF gain from both helps each other.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 4:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
OK, so I used a piece of copper to connect the 3...

OK, so I used a piece of copper to connect the 3 elements to the whole antenna. No difference with the VHF side but did slightly degrade a couple UFH channels but nothing to complain about. Oh well
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 3:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
rabbit73 from the picture you posted I can see...

rabbit73 from the picture you posted I can see that the 7511 is missing an element that the 751 has
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 3:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
On both my Y10 and Y5 antennas the connection...

On both my Y10 and Y5 antennas the connection with the balun is actually connected to the whole antenna because all the elements are connected through the square tubing as a whole. Does this make...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 2:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
My reason and thinking on this is that if this is...

My reason and thinking on this is that if this is possible and works, the 751 would make a great companion VHF antenna to the DB4e and HDB4X with a smaller footprint.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 1:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,685
Posted By freetvplease
ANT751 VHF Conversion?

Is it possible to convert this antenna from UHF/VHF to VHF? I have the Y5-7-13 VHF antenna (discontinued) and the ANT751 and after comparing and studying them side by side, I noticed the ANT751 only...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-May-2014, 8:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,057
Posted By freetvplease
Update: So after having received the DB8e, the...

Update: So after having received the DB8e, the Y10-7-13, the RCA TVPRAMP1R and the wall mount, I installed everything and was surprised at the outcome. I lost several stations and the ones I had were...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Apr-2014, 7:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,935
Posted By freetvplease
The one Vizio tv I have does have a better tuner...

The one Vizio tv I have does have a better tuner than any of my samsungs do.
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2014, 1:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,057
Posted By freetvplease
I'm still waiting on my db8e and the wall mount...

I'm still waiting on my db8e and the wall mount to show up.
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,057
Posted By freetvplease
I'm confused with this hbu44. Half the elements...

I'm confused with this hbu44. Half the elements aren't connected to the balun. This is a large antenna why would half the elements not be connected to the balun?
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