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Forum: Help With Reception 27-Oct-2010, 9:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
I recently rescanned my television using the free...

I recently rescanned my television using the free 10DB amp and I have acquired Cool Tv12. I guess it's a music station. It's kind of like the old MTV(80's) without any interruptions. I also picked up...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Oct-2010, 9:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Talking Makes sense

Sounds like a sensible idea. I am enjoying watching PBS and high def local channels to include ION and RTV. I also watch hulu on the web. My coworker is doing a c5 and c4 combo package in his attic...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Oct-2010, 2:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Well, I added the free indoor 10dbi amp (RCA) and...

Well, I added the free indoor 10dbi amp (RCA) and it boosted the signal to 52%. It also boosted some of the locals to 95-100%. RI PBS is still weak as we indicated earlier in the forum. I guess the...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Oct-2010, 7:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Unhappy Decisions

Hmm... decisions:confused:. I guess I'll have to weigh out the need vs. want as well as the time and $$ factor. I better decide soon before the bitter wind starts up, and we know how that helps the...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Oct-2010, 6:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Thanks, Tigerbangs. WHDH Boston comes in crystal...

Thanks, Tigerbangs. WHDH Boston comes in crystal clear. The Boston PBS station are excellent, no doubt. I just wanted to see if I could maximize channels. What do you think about adding on a small...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Oct-2010, 2:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
It's up and working

Well, folks, the deed is done. I had to make mounting blocks because the plumb was a nightmare - I used oak and it's now solid.

After about nine hours worth of work and prep (over a period of two...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2010, 1:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Will do, Tigerbangs, and thanks for the azimouth...

Will do, Tigerbangs, and thanks for the azimouth advice. I have an engineer's compass; does a good job.
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Sep-2010, 2:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Tigerbangs, you hit the nail on the head without...

Tigerbangs, you hit the nail on the head without using a poetic license.

"AntennasDirect has touted that their UHF antennas like the C4 and C2 do VHF, but in actual fact, they MIGHT get a VHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Sep-2010, 1:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Well, I've decided (with everyone's help) on...

Well, I've decided (with everyone's help) on Winegard HD7694P (eventhough I was offered free antenna.) Ordered it from Tigerdirect (54.00) and I ordered all the cables and hardware from Denny's...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Sep-2010, 2:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Thanks ADT. I will have to consult with current...

Thanks ADT. I will have to consult with current manual or make a phone call to a local electrician. I appreciate the advice, since this will save me time and effort on mast placement. 10 ft or so...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2010, 8:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
What do you recommend?

Should I mount the C4 (if I have to potentially combine C5) on a 5 foot mast?
What are the proper grounding procedures? I have been told to add a grounding rod and run ground wire from raw spot on...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2010, 7:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
That's great!

Thanks ADTech. You are on! I'm more than happy to oblige and thanks for backing your product 100%. I'll let you know the results of the C4 installation, for sure.

Kind Regards
Fonzie888
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 17-Sep-2010, 4:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 28,505
Posted By fonzie888
Nah

I have read about these rumors. By the time they "attemp" to do something like this we will be all eating creamed corn. Too many seniors will not stand for this, and the AARP has weight. 1 out of 7...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2010, 3:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Talking OK guys

Once again, I appreciate your input on the above-mentioned UHF/VHF antenna recommendations. I believe that all these options will work well for me. I will weigh out the antennas, as I mentioned...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Sep-2010, 7:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Thanks for the help, Dave. No prior antenna...

Thanks for the help, Dave. No prior antenna installed -the VHF statement was based on the antenna report. Since UHF is primary I now have one more option to consider - try to get thethree VHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Sep-2010, 2:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Thanks gurus

I did do research and that's why I wanted ask the gurus about the set up since I only receive 3 VHF channels in the area and the majority are UHF. Maybe I should have been clearer with the gurus,...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Sep-2010, 2:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
not sure

Most of my channels are UHF. Do these antennas provide both VHF and UHF? The only reason why i'm asking is because I was looking for bit more detailed advice or perhaps the reason why this would work...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Sep-2010, 8:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,323
Posted By fonzie888
Novice New Englander in need of Antenna Advice

Good Afternoon, Folks. I have been wanting to ween from satellite and cable TV for years and I have finally found the courage to rid myself of some bills , since I don't watch 7/8 of the channels I...
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