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Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 25-Jun-2012, 4:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,595
Posted By retired17
database update?

At my location in East Anaheim, CA, my TVFool results always showed 2 edges reception, now it shows 1 edge reception. The terrain database must have been updated. The second edge was a nearby small...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 20-May-2012, 7:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,637
Posted By retired17
Displayed received power Rx. what's assumed

After running FMFool for my location, I get a table and one of the items listed is Received power in dBm at the receiver. I checked the FAQ but didn't find an explaination on what the power actually...
Forum: TV Database Updates 11-May-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,644
Posted By retired17
Dear Dave, You are absolutely correct....

Dear Dave,

You are absolutely correct. Putting in a specific address does yield the same results with both options. Thank you for taking the time to investigate. Like you said, using zip codes...
Forum: TV Database Updates 10-May-2012, 8:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,644
Posted By retired17
I understand what you want me to do, but I was...

I understand what you want me to do, but I was wondering if you have actually run TVFool in the 'Check your address for Free TV' option and the 'See which TV stations you can get on a map' option....
Forum: TV Database Updates 10-May-2012, 2:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,644
Posted By retired17
I just enter the zip code both times. The ranges...

I just enter the zip code both times. The ranges (46 miles) and directions in both cases are the same. Just the Noise Margins and the Received Powers are different.
Forum: TV Database Updates 10-May-2012, 4:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,644
Posted By retired17
Different results for WBME, plot vs Map

At Zip Code 60099, WBME's Noise Margin in Radar Plot (31.6) doesn't match what is shown in Maps (10.6).
Forum: Antennas 1-May-2011, 5:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,398
Posted By retired17
I was looking at Ken Nist's hdtvprimer site where...

I was looking at Ken Nist's hdtvprimer site where he was explaining why the net gain of an antenna may be less than the raw gain of an antenna. He stated that because of the complex impedances, there...
Forum: Antennas 3-Apr-2011, 3:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,398
Posted By retired17
Here is my TV Fool link: ...

Here is my TV Fool link:

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8d17d4624564ff

Thank you for your suggestions. I am using my CM4221 with a Y5-7-13 VHF antenna. They both...
Forum: Antennas 2-Apr-2011, 8:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,398
Posted By retired17
@mtownsend, Do you know what is causing...

@mtownsend,

Do you know what is causing multipath in your area (tall buildings, trees, hills)?
My multipath signals are coming from a ridgeline that is blocking my LOS to Mt. Wilson in Los...
Forum: Antennas 2-Apr-2011, 5:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,398
Posted By retired17
Thank you all for your thoughts and comments on...

Thank you all for your thoughts and comments on my original post on why my CM4228 (8 bay antenna) did not give me better results than the CM4221 (4 bay antenna).

I was directed to HDTVPrimer...
Forum: Antennas 2-Apr-2011, 3:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,398
Posted By retired17
My bad, I should have used the word quadrature...

My bad, I should have used the word quadrature instead of imaginary. I was not referring to the radio waves in the air, but how a RF signal travels along a transmission line and antenna.

I need...
Forum: Antennas 1-Apr-2011, 6:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,398
Posted By retired17
Just to clarify what I said. I looked at Ken...

Just to clarify what I said. I looked at Ken Nist's site and he does discuss why larger antenna sometimes don't work any better. It's due to the non-uniform field. Imagine that you are transmitting...
Forum: Antennas 31-Mar-2011, 3:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,398
Posted By retired17
Impedance matching, directionality, and gain

Just registered. I was using a CM4228 8-bay antenna to get the UHF channels because I believed it would help my reception plagued by multipath. Some channels were strong and some were weak. I would...
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