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Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 11:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By rabbit73
Then the only choice left for you is a used...

Then the only choice left for you is a used digital to analog converter box made 10 years ago. I liked the Apex DT502 that had two signal bars, one for signal quality, the other for signal strength....
Forum: TV Database Updates 10-Aug-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By rabbit73
Ah, so! Thank you!

Ah, so! Thank you!
Forum: TV Database Updates 10-Aug-2018, 4:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By rabbit73
That's better..... All parts of...

That's better.....

All parts of rabbitears.info haven't been updated but it does show here:
https://www.rabbitears.info/tvq.php?request=items&facid=41315

and on the tower lineup:...
Forum: TV Database Updates 10-Aug-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome to the forum, pbyers Yes, WQED is...

Welcome to the forum, pbyers

Yes, WQED is missing from TVFool reports because there are errors in the database used to generate reports as a result of many repack changes. I doubt that TVFool will...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Aug-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 30,991
Posted By rabbit73
It is only common for the channels that agreed to...

It is only common for the channels that agreed to that arrangement during the auction. The channel that stays on the air is called the Host (H); the channel that gave up its license is called the...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Aug-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,478
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the details. I don't need to...

Thank you for the details.

I don't need to set up two UHF antennas now aimed in different directions but I wanted to know how you did it. Calaveras has two 91XG antennas aimed in the same...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 5-Aug-2018, 8:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,190
Posted By rabbit73
Updates

PM from Pondhopper:


I see that WEAU isn't listed on a report for Eau Claire. There are many errors in the database used to generate reports because of Repack changes. I doubt that the database...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Aug-2018, 1:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,478
Posted By rabbit73
Interesting idea.....I don't know how to do the v...

Interesting idea.....I don't know how to do the v pattern. Are the antennas separate and you use a switch to change from one to the other, or are they combined together? If they are combined, what do...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jul-2018, 1:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,675
Posted By rabbit73
Excellent! Here are the repack changes for...

Excellent!

Here are the repack changes for Tyler:

https://www.rabbitears.info/repackchannels.php?country=US&city=&state=&mktid=136&owner=&sort=&ph=&lss=&status=
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Jul-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,675
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Bill How well an antenna will do in...

Hello, Bill

How well an antenna will do in your friend's attic depends upon the attic construction; the signal loss is difficult to predict. If he has an aluminum foil thermal barrier, it will...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Jul-2018, 3:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the report; it does look better...

Thank you for the report; it does look better than a generic Sonora report. I suspect you are down a hill a little, but your son has more elevation.
Forum: Special Topics 26-Jul-2018, 2:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,817
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Bear The AC adapter for the laptop...

Hello, Bear

The AC adapter for the laptop contains a switchmode power supply (SMPS). That type of power supply is very efficient, but often radiates interference.

It could be causing...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jul-2018, 3:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By rabbit73
This is a report for Sonora; I hope the report...

This is a report for Sonora; I hope the report for your actual location looks better than this:

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d90381975e88d71
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jul-2018, 3:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By rabbit73
These are the changes for San Francisco: ...

These are the changes for San Francisco:
https://www.rabbitears.info/repackchannels.php?country=US&city=&state=&mktid=6&owner=&sort=&ph=&lss=&status=

Most of the changes will be during phase 8 or...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jul-2018, 2:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By rabbit73
The channel changes are the result of UHF Repack....

The channel changes are the result of UHF Repack. The FCC has given TV channels 38 to 51 to the cellular companies. UHF TV is now 14-36; 37 is reserved for radio astronomy.

Where are you located?...
Forum: Special Topics 25-Jul-2018, 1:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 835
Posted By rabbit73
A tripod mount penetrates the roof, but an eave...

A tripod mount penetrates the roof, but an eave mount doesn't penetrate the roof:
http://dennysantennaservice.com/1476678.html


How do I assemble my CM-9030 Adjustable Eave Mount?...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Jul-2018, 3:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Steve Yes, it can be done that way....

Hello, Steve

Yes, it can be done that way. The hard part is determining the impedance of the open-wire lines from each antenna to the combining point so that when they are connected in parallel,...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jul-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By rabbit73
This would be one way to connect two antennas in...

This would be one way to connect two antennas in series, but it is not a good idea.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3189&d=1531784332
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jul-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By rabbit73
This is a method of connecting two antennas in...

This is a method of connecting two antennas in parallel for more gain. It gives the most gain for two antennas, but it isn't easy to do.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jul-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By rabbit73
Um, user name for this thread is in Wallingford,...

Um, user name for this thread is in Wallingford, PA; HighTower on the other forum is in Fresno, CA.

I don't think HighTower will actually cut your RG11 coax; he is just giving you a hard time....
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jul-2018, 5:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By rabbit73
I see the words, but I can't picture it. ...

I see the words, but I can't picture it.

This is the only way I know how to do it:

https://i.imgur.com/zY9iOto.jpg

The above method uses off-the-shelf parts, but there is also a lowest-loss...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jul-2018, 8:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,094
Posted By rabbit73
The King Jack antenna is a poor choice for the...

The King Jack antenna is a poor choice for the attic. It is designed to mount on the roof of an RV and operated from inside below the roof. Also, its amplifier and your tuner would be overloaded by...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,094
Posted By rabbit73
Based on his TVFool report, it looks like he is...

Based on his TVFool report, it looks like he is about 5 miles ESE of Falcon Field. He entered AL for his TVFool report instead of AZ, but Google maps figured it out from the zip code, I think.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2018, 7:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,094
Posted By rabbit73
Ah, yes; we have encountered that before. We call...

Ah, yes; we have encountered that before. We call it the WAF (Wife Acceptance/Approval Factor). It's a result of the nesting instinct for the survival of the human race. The home is the "nest," so...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2018, 2:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,939
Posted By rabbit73
I know how to connect batteries or resistors in...

I know how to connect batteries or resistors in series or parallel, but I don't know what you mean by connecting antennas in series or parallel.

I can't answer you question until I know what you...
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