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Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jan-2018, 4:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 33,515
Posted By eggman531916
Thank you ADTech for posting this. My market is...

Thank you ADTech for posting this. My market is the Johnstown-Altoona market in PA and I was wondering why WTAJ and WATM were gone from the listing. I was going to post something about it when I ran...
Forum: Antennas 29-Dec-2017, 6:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 21,680
Posted By eggman531916
channels 6 and 12

I realize this may be a bit late, but I was just in the Lansdale area yesterday and I had a slapped together, UHF only, with only the elements gray hoverman and it was able to snag not only physical...
Forum: Welcome 29-Jan-2017, 3:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 46,564
Posted By eggman531916
A fellow PA member!

A fellow PA member!
Forum: Special Topics 31-Dec-2016, 2:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,255
Posted By eggman531916
This is what I used: ...

This is what I used:

http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=ez3018
Forum: Special Topics 31-Dec-2016, 2:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,255
Posted By eggman531916
That was exactly what I had in mind. :D

That was exactly what I had in mind. :D
Forum: Special Topics 29-Dec-2016, 4:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,255
Posted By eggman531916
Why not use a wall mount? That's what I used for...

Why not use a wall mount? That's what I used for my DBGH with 3' wide screen reflector. Hasn't moved yet and it's been up there for a while now. I had to buy a set that mounted it 18" off of the wall...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 19-Dec-2016, 2:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 775,713
Posted By eggman531916
Thanks! I may have to mess around with this idea...

Thanks! I may have to mess around with this idea a bit...when it gets a little warmer.:)
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 6-Dec-2016, 9:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134,868
Posted By eggman531916
Thank you for letting me know. I figured that may...

Thank you for letting me know. I figured that may have been the case, but wanted someone with more experience to confirm it. Already have the elements re-bent, now I'm trying to come up with a...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 3-Dec-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134,868
Posted By eggman531916
oxidation of elements?

I got to thinking the other day about what effect oxidation has on antenna elements (if any?). This was prompted by an installation at my brother-in-laws place where I had put up some Gray Hoverman...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 3-Dec-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775,713
Posted By eggman531916
Now THAT is interesting. May I ask for some...

Now THAT is interesting. May I ask for some details on how you did it?
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 3-Dec-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134,399
Posted By eggman531916
You are correct. ADTech offers alot of GOOD...

You are correct. ADTech offers alot of GOOD advice. I may not comment too often, but I read through the forums alot. The other companies are missing a great opportunity, so long as they take a stance...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jun-2016, 5:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,398
Posted By eggman531916
Thanks for the link AD Tech, and the explanation....

Thanks for the link AD Tech, and the explanation. It looks like her Lowe's carries it, however, mine in Altoona does not. At any rate, I appreciate all the help I've received and the wealth of...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jun-2016, 3:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,398
Posted By eggman531916
Success!

Alrighty then. First off, I must humbly admit that I was wrong about the antennas interfering with each other. Secondly, it turns out that while real channel 8 is a strong signal, it can still be...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Jun-2016, 2:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,398
Posted By eggman531916
I'll let you all know what I figure out. Thanks...

I'll let you all know what I figure out. Thanks for all the help!
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Jun-2016, 2:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,398
Posted By eggman531916
No static at all.....I had thought of that too,...

No static at all.....I had thought of that too, but not until after I left her place. I'm probably gonna try that this weekend if my first plan doesn't work.
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Jun-2016, 2:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,398
Posted By eggman531916
Thank you all for replying. Sorry in the delay to...

Thank you all for replying. Sorry in the delay to answer, but work's been pretty hectic lately. Anyways, real channel 8 could be picked up from any direction on either antenna, no matter where I...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-May-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,398
Posted By eggman531916
preamp with separate VHF/UHF isn't separating bands enough

Ok. So on Saturday I hooked up separate Vhf-Hi and a Uhf antennas for my mother using a RCA TVPRAMP1R pre-amplifier. She picked up 15 channels where before, she only had 2 channels (8.1, 8.2 on real...
Forum: Antennas 26-May-2016, 3:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,819
Posted By eggman531916
I'm using an Antenna Craft 10g222 pre-amp. Works...

I'm using an Antenna Craft 10g222 pre-amp. Works so well that I bought a second as a back up just in case the one I'm using fails for whatever reason. It's suppose to be 29 dB amplification. I don't...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2016, 3:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,334
Posted By eggman531916
I've read through most of this thread, and I...

I've read through most of this thread, and I gotta say, nice job bobsgarage. I thought about ordering one of those VHF-Hi antennas also for my mother's house. I'm sorry no one has approved you to...
Forum: Antennas 28-Feb-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,433
Posted By eggman531916
I actually bought a couple UHF antennas from...

I actually bought a couple UHF antennas from Stellar Labs and they performed pretty well and were decently built. http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/STELLAR-LABS-30-2415-/30-2415
Granted, I...
Forum: Reception Devices 10-Nov-2015, 2:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,867
Posted By eggman531916
Though I doubt the OP will return, I have a...

Though I doubt the OP will return, I have a Samsung UN55EH6000F that allows me to scan for both cable and OTA channels at the same time. What I don't know is if it will allow for seamless channel...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 18-Sep-2015, 1:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 129,030
Posted By eggman531916
My brother was picking it up reliably as well in...

My brother was picking it up reliably as well in a neighboring town approximately 25 miles south of my location. I think tvfool may be off a bit. His Nm is -24.2 and he was getting it on a single bay...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 16-Sep-2015, 9:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129,030
Posted By eggman531916
Wtoo-cd?

About a month ago I lost WTOO-CD on RF-23. I know it's the home shopping network and all, but I'm still curious as to what happened to it. I used to be able to receive it reliably, but now I get the...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2015, 3:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,414
Posted By eggman531916
Here is mine just for comparison. ...

Here is mine just for comparison.
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8e0347b25ade1c
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2015, 3:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,414
Posted By eggman531916
I noticed WLOS has a Nm factor of 14.3, which for...

I noticed WLOS has a Nm factor of 14.3, which for myself is about as good as my signals get. I played around with a few antennas in my attic and I was able to receive my two strongest signals inside...
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