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Forum: Help With Reception 21-Aug-2020, 4:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,586
Posted By BigBean
Cool Bob, please do! Anyone can play here. That's...

Bob, please do! Anyone can play here.

That's very interesting. And I thought I was slick
for siliconing the lip on my Winegard! Didn't do a thing.

Thanks for the Kitz recommendation, I'll...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Aug-2020, 3:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,586
Posted By BigBean
Cool OTA: All I could do was test for undesired...

OTA: All I could do was test for undesired continuity between the
positive center wire and the negative outer sheath. Passed. But since
I can't get to the opposite end, unless I'm not paying...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Aug-2020, 5:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,586
Posted By BigBean
Well, I'm back. The Winegard failed as well. ...

Well, I'm back. The Winegard failed as well.

I'm gonna return to a thread I started in 2017; you guys had
some great tips on how to test a coax for shorts, among other
things. I've got a...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2020, 5:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,586
Posted By BigBean
Thumbs up Jr: True! However, everything I've read is...

Jr: True! However, everything I've read is contrary to that position.
Closer to the antenna is best.

Gotta hand it to you, that's very impressive. I've seen towers built
and so forth but the...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Jul-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,586
Posted By BigBean
Cool Thank You, OTAFAN. Hope you had a fun and safe...

Thank You, OTAFAN. Hope you had a fun and safe 4th as well.

I'll stick with what we've got for now, 'til the shoe drops again.
I'll definitely come back and post any changes to our setup per ...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2020, 3:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,586
Posted By BigBean
Smile OTAFAN, thank you for replying. I think you're...

OTAFAN, thank you for replying. I think you're right.
I was wondering if folks here enjoy hacking their wares
such as hanging a heat shield or something as that to
deflect the worst The Sun has...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Jul-2020, 8:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,586
Posted By BigBean
Allow me to rephrase my original question: ...

Allow me to rephrase my original question:

I'm now on my third inexpensive preamp. Two RCAs, one Winegard.
Should the Winegard fail, what would you recommend replacing it?
Perhaps one with a...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jun-2020, 6:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,586
Posted By BigBean
Question What Kills Preamps?

So, been enjoying OtA viewing for six years now.
To all, especially GroundURMast, thanks for the information.

Now ... per members here, I bought the RCA TVPREAMP1Z,
which worked well for a...
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