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Forum: Help With Reception 19-Oct-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By Charles
Earlier this year I tried purchase a different...

Earlier this year I tried purchase a different Ronard mount and was met with the same problem, no one that I could find had the unit that I wanted. After several calls to Ronard I finally reached a...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2014, 7:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By Charles
Chimney Mount Hardware Choices

I am about to re-install our antennas, this after they came down during high winds in August. I used a generic, two 18 foot strap set-up and too long of a mast. I put the blame for it's failure...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Oct-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,462
Posted By Charles
The OP also asked for recommendations on rotors,...

The OP also asked for recommendations on rotors, I am also interested in seeing what makes and models should be considered. In a different thread, I was pointed to this one,...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Oct-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
Thanks for the response, I'm trying to get this...

Thanks for the response, I'm trying to get this right the first time since the antennas will be on top of a thirty foot tower. Since I will be using the Anntenacraft preamp, should I opt for solid...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2014, 7:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
I'm still looking for some guidance on which coax...

I'm still looking for some guidance on which coax to use, is RG6 sufficient for what actually would be just under 200 feet or should I go to RG11?

Also, I have the "Antennas Direct , DB8e" and now...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Sep-2014, 7:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
Finally, this antenna project is moving on to...

Finally, this antenna project is moving on to it's next step and I have a few questions that I will post over the next several days. Here is the first.

We are going with a thirty foot tower, that...
Forum: Connecting with an Installer 7-Sep-2014, 2:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,253
Posted By Charles
It appears that there is a company here in...

It appears that there is a company here in Michigan that specializes in antenna installations, AntennaMen.com. From what I can tell, they are located in three different cities in lower central...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Sep-2014, 2:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
Teleview, Thanks again for your assistance,...

Teleview,

Thanks again for your assistance, you have been extremely helpful. I've decided that getting this done right is going to require bringing a good installer in to assist in remounting the...
Forum: Connecting with an Installer 2-Sep-2014, 8:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,253
Posted By Charles
Ann Arbor Michigan Area Installer Needed

I need someone to install a 30 - 40 foot antenna system for me here in Scio Township, just west of Ann Arbor. I'm not finding anyone using Google, anyone out there that works in the Ann Arbor area?
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Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2014, 2:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
While continuing to browse through the forums,...

While continuing to browse through the forums, here at TVFool, I found several thread addressing the use of rotors. From the what I gleaned, one of the major drawbacks would be using a rotor with a...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Aug-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
For the past two months I was quite happy with my...

For the past two months I was quite happy with my setup, thanks to all of the help that I received on this forum. I was getting just over thirty channels with very few dropouts, and the Channel...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2014, 3:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,387
Posted By Charles
I do have Ethernet right to the TV, the result of...

I do have Ethernet right to the TV, the result of a huge let's wire the house for everything about two years before wireless became useable. What is the difference in speed between wireless, (18 mps...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,387
Posted By Charles
Phone Man, thanks for your input. I've never...

Phone Man, thanks for your input.

I've never really paid much attention to DVR's so I'm a little off balance trying to figure out our needs. We have both of our tv's hooked up to our current Dish...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jul-2014, 4:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,387
Posted By Charles
Question on DVR's

After much tinkering, I am now getting acceptable reception with a new OTA setup, now I would like to to add a basic DVR. We have two televisions in the house and I would classify us as casual tv...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jul-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
I can't believe that it has been two months since...

I can't believe that it has been two months since I've been back to this thread, though I have been working to get OTA to work for me. As it turns out, the RCA TVPRAMP1R was defective, I obtained...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-May-2014, 1:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
The two channels that are rather high up on our...

The two channels that are rather high up on our priority list, and that I was having problems with, are WKBD - 14, and WTVS - 44. If I am at a mid-point between the two channels, both are somewhat...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-May-2014, 3:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
OTA Project is Failing

After a couple of weeks of tinkering with my first OTA project, I'm close to giving up. I am not able to receive consistently strong enough signals to make watching television fun and relaxing. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Apr-2014, 3:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,573
Posted By Charles
Thanks for the several responses, it is very...

Thanks for the several responses, it is very helpful to a novice working on his first OTA antenna system.

In the last two days I've spent about five hours going between the roof and the family...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Apr-2014, 1:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,573
Posted By Charles
Tom, I've checked online at Radio Shack but...

Tom,

I've checked online at Radio Shack but I don't see one, do you have a model number?
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Apr-2014, 9:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,573
Posted By Charles
Bench Test RCA Preamp?

In the process of installing a first time OTA, I've run into problems. After several many times up and down the ladder, I have determined that one of the cables that came with my Antenna Direct DB8E...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2014, 5:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
Thanks teleview, you have been extremely helpful....

Thanks teleview, you have been extremely helpful.

I guess I was the most surprised when I asked Ronard for other retailers and the answer came back that Solid Signal was the only option. That...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Apr-2014, 9:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
Project Snag Encountered

I thought that I was ready to mount the antenna this week, it's finally in the upper 50's here in Michigan and I have the week off of work. But Solid Signal messed with me and they don't have the...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2014, 1:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
Thanks guys, I've found all of the components for...

Thanks guys, I've found all of the components for my setup, though I had to go through three different sites. Can't wait to get to the other end of the project and flip the tv on.

Charles
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Mar-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
The weather is beginning to moderate and I have...

The weather is beginning to moderate and I have hopes of getting and installing the antennas within the next few days. You referred me to the 10G221 Preamp and Solid Signal only has the 10G222...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Mar-2014, 6:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,265
Posted By Charles
Good news about solid signal, they appear to have...

Good news about solid signal, they appear to have all that I need and they are about thirty minutes away. Now if we can just get a few days of 50 degree temperatures here in southeast Michigan, I...
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