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Forum: Special Topics 27-Jul-2018, 3:31 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Bigbear
Maybe conducted as it occurs to a lesser extent...

Maybe conducted as it occurs to a lesser extent when plugged in another room. Or not as when in another room the interference seems less and directional. That is I get the interference changes with...
Forum: Special Topics 27-Jul-2018, 2:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,054
Posted By Bigbear
Don't know what happened.Everything was fine...

Don't know what happened.Everything was fine until a few weeks or so. I installed new batteries of the TV ears, dusted the transmitter, and disconnected and re connected all the connections.
Wifey...
Forum: Special Topics 27-Jul-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,054
Posted By Bigbear
For the computer? OEM Lenovo

For the computer? OEM Lenovo
Forum: Special Topics 26-Jul-2018, 5:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,054
Posted By Bigbear
No it has no affect on the tv. The interference...

No it has no affect on the tv. The interference is a recent thing that with this power supply.
Forum: Special Topics 26-Jul-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,054
Posted By Bigbear
Interference

I hope this is the correct forum .
I have a pair of TV Ears that broadcast in infra red @ 2.3MHz. Lately when my wife plugs in her laptop power supply it interferes with my TV ears. I swapped out...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-May-2017, 5:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Hey, that reminds me of physics class! Totally...

Hey, that reminds me of physics class! Totally forgot that about em signals, I have had to deal with that in the past with my optical analytical instruments.
How quickly I forget.
As of now I...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-May-2017, 8:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Yes it is. The confusing thing for me to accept...

Yes it is. The confusing thing for me to accept is that if I read my reception chart correctly, most all my locals come from the same place. The omly channel to have issue with is WCAX and only with...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-May-2017, 1:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Ok, I'm sorry that I omitted the thing about the...

Ok, I'm sorry that I omitted the thing about the trees. Most of them are not mine so there is nothing to do about it other than to install the antenna on a 200' tower.
It must still be an issue...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-May-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
After reading other posts about poor reception,...

After reading other posts about poor reception, how much does being surrounded by trees contribute to my issue? There are lots of trees between me and Mt Mansfield.
Forum: Help With Reception 9-May-2017, 5:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Thanks, I'm getting a little lost in the...

Thanks, I'm getting a little lost in the technology. I understand analytical chemistry instruments, but your world is foreign to me.
I have one local VHF channel that I currently can get ( quite...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-May-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Thanks I was looking for a smaller one to...

Thanks
I was looking for a smaller one to mount in the basement. I was lead to believe that the Antenna Direct would not pass power to my antenna pre amp.
I think I was told to mount the UHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-May-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Thanks I see that, but can't find a UVSJ, or...

Thanks I see that, but can't find a UVSJ, or where it may be located. The only combiner I can find is this https://www.antennasdirect.com/store/UHF-VHF-Antenna-Combiners.html

I think I need the...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-May-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Thanks How do I order from your website? It's...

Thanks
How do I order from your website? It's not obvious as to how.

Update: After removing the Roamio from the distribution amp, the issue with WCAX is lots better so I am thinking of leaving...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-May-2017, 6:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
thanks AD tech. but any idea where I can score...

thanks AD tech. but any idea where I can score one of your UVSJ's in NW Vermont?
Will the UVSJ allow me to install it at the pole ,connecting my existing antenna to the VHF side, and the new...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-May-2017, 2:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Is this a UVSJ? ...

Is this a UVSJ?
https://www.radioshack.com/products/radioshack-vhf-uhf-gold-plated-splitter-combiner
Forum: Help With Reception 7-May-2017, 1:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Thanks rabbit for the diagram. Now the only...

Thanks rabbit for the diagram. Now the only problem is finding a UVSJ. All the links I find lead to discontinued products.
Forum: Help With Reception 6-May-2017, 8:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Thanks I'm thinking of going with tower guy's...

Thanks
I'm thinking of going with tower guy's suggestion, but a little fuzzy on where to combine the signals. If it's up on the roof, will water be a problem?

Could you give me a suggestion of...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-May-2017, 2:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
So would something like this work?...

So would something like this work? https://www.antennasdirect.com/store/UHF-VHF-Antenna-Combiners.html
Or would I need to run another 75 Ohm lead into the basement and combine them there? Oh I...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-May-2017, 1:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Thanks experiment inconclusive as it was very...

Thanks
experiment inconclusive as it was very windy here the last day or so.

The thing that is still buggin me is the fact that WCAX and WPTZ come from Mt Mansfield. One has issues, the other...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-May-2017, 8:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Thanks Tower guy. I'm running an experiment...

Thanks Tower guy.
I'm running an experiment now where I put a spliter before the distribution amp and sending the signal to the Roamio without the distribution amp.
Hope it works!
Forum: Help With Reception 5-May-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
I have an old antenna mounted about 20' on a pole...

I have an old antenna mounted about 20' on a pole with a rotor. The antenna is pointed to the NNW ( towards Montreal) as that is where the weakest signals come from. The local channels actually are...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2017, 3:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
Thanks AD tech, never considered that. The 2...

Thanks AD tech, never considered that.

The 2 channels I mostly watch (WCAX and WPTZ) both display a signal strength of about 60%. With this signal can I still be over loading the signal? Then any...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2017, 2:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By Bigbear
One channel from same location pixelating

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I got a new TIVO Roamio DVR and I'm having issue with WCAX-tv. It pixelates
while the other channels from the same...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Oct-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,219
Posted By Bigbear
Anyone able to answer my questions in my last...

Anyone able to answer my questions in my last post?

Thanks
Bear
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Oct-2015, 2:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,219
Posted By Bigbear
Egg on my face! Again you folks are right,...

Egg on my face!
Again you folks are right, wonder when I'll accept the fact.
Put my eyes on and went out with a flashlight and my cable is marked quad shielded. Will my fittings for ds-6Q fit?...
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