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Forum: Help With Reception 17-Jul-2018, 3:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,404
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Steve Yes, it can be done that way....

Hello, Steve

Yes, it can be done that way. The hard part is determining the impedance of the open-wire lines from each antenna to the combining point so that when they are connected in parallel,...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jul-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,404
Posted By rabbit73
This would be one way to connect two antennas in...

This would be one way to connect two antennas in series, but it is not a good idea.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3189&d=1531784332
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jul-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,404
Posted By rabbit73
This is a method of connecting two antennas in...

This is a method of connecting two antennas in parallel for more gain. It gives the most gain for two antennas, but it isn't easy to do.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jul-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,404
Posted By rabbit73
Um, user name for this thread is in Wallingford,...

Um, user name for this thread is in Wallingford, PA; HighTower on the other forum is in Fresno, CA.

I don't think HighTower will actually cut your RG11 coax; he is just giving you a hard time....
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jul-2018, 5:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,404
Posted By rabbit73
I see the words, but I can't picture it. ...

I see the words, but I can't picture it.

This is the only way I know how to do it:

https://i.imgur.com/zY9iOto.jpg

The above method uses off-the-shelf parts, but there is also a lowest-loss...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jul-2018, 8:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By rabbit73
The King Jack antenna is a poor choice for the...

The King Jack antenna is a poor choice for the attic. It is designed to mount on the roof of an RV and operated from inside below the roof. Also, its amplifier and your tuner would be overloaded by...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By rabbit73
Based on his TVFool report, it looks like he is...

Based on his TVFool report, it looks like he is about 5 miles ESE of Falcon Field. He entered AL for his TVFool report instead of AZ, but Google maps figured it out from the zip code, I think.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2018, 7:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By rabbit73
Ah, yes; we have encountered that before. We call...

Ah, yes; we have encountered that before. We call it the WAF (Wife Acceptance/Approval Factor). It's a result of the nesting instinct for the survival of the human race. The home is the "nest," so...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2018, 2:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,404
Posted By rabbit73
I know how to connect batteries or resistors in...

I know how to connect batteries or resistors in series or parallel, but I don't know what you mean by connecting antennas in series or parallel.

I can't answer you question until I know what you...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2018, 1:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By rabbit73
It looks like I will not be able to see your...

It looks like I will not be able to see your setup because you don't want to show me a picture of it.



This is off-topic for the original poster, alavochin.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jul-2018, 7:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Kendricks Thank you for the signal...

Hello, Kendricks

Thank you for the signal report. In the Vanier section, the two directions aren't 180 degrees apart, but you have several alternatives. You could use a directional antenna just...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jul-2018, 1:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By rabbit73
The HOA doesn't have a legal right to stop you....

The HOA doesn't have a legal right to stop you. There is a size limitation on dish antennas, but not on TV antennas. Fortunately, you don't need a huge antenna.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jul-2018, 1:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,928
Posted By rabbit73
Very impressive; can you show us a photo of your...

Very impressive; can you show us a photo of your tower?
Forum: Antennas 3-Jul-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,120
Posted By rabbit73
I'm not aware of a video for the C490, only a...

I'm not aware of a video for the C490, only a manual and a spec sheet.
Forum: Digital TV and Mobile DTV 2-Jul-2018, 1:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 581
Posted By rabbit73
This shows the changes by Phase number: ...

This shows the changes by Phase number:
https://www.rabbitears.info/repackchannels.php?country=B&city=&state=&mktid=63&owner=&sort=&ph=&lss=&status=

This gives the dates for the Phase number:...
Forum: TV Database Updates 1-Jul-2018, 6:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,829
Posted By rabbit73
There are many errors in the database used by...

There are many errors in the database used by TVFool to generate reports, because of the current changes by the FCC for Repack. I doubt that TVFool will make any corrections because they have a very...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Jul-2018, 3:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,404
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, user name Thanks for the signal...

Hello, user name

Thanks for the signal report.

Is that WFPA? It is one of your weaker channels. What are you measuring the strength with? What do your good channels measure? Are you using a...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jun-2018, 8:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,200
Posted By rabbit73
That is true. ...

That is true.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3175&d=1530390833
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jun-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,200
Posted By rabbit73
This is for AGL: ...

This is for AGL:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3173&d=1530315082

This is for DG,AGL = Degrees Angle:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Jun-2018, 7:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,200
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the additional information by PM....

Thank you for the additional information by PM. This profile shows that the WUHF and other Rochester signals have a hard time getting to your antenna because of the hill that blocks a direct signal...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2018, 1:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,546
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, if you use the RCA TVPRAMP1R preamp, you do...

Yes, if you use the RCA TVPRAMP1R preamp, you do not need the UVSJ. Set the antenna switch to separate.
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2018, 8:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,200
Posted By rabbit73
Locations on a map are given using longitude and...

Locations on a map are given using longitude and latitude coordinates.

If you are not able to give me the coordinates for your antenna location, an address, or an X on a map showing where you are...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2018, 3:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,200
Posted By rabbit73
I do not see the coordinates in the PM, just a...

I do not see the coordinates in the PM, just a TVFool report.

The coordinates would look something like this:

42.759854, -77.443830

They would be below the map after the indicator is at the...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2018, 3:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,200
Posted By rabbit73
I edited the image, so there is a blank in your...

I edited the image, so there is a blank in your quote.

Thank you. I will work on it tomorrow.
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2018, 2:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,200
Posted By rabbit73
Correct me if I am wrong, but I assume you know...

Correct me if I am wrong, but I assume you know how to send the coordinates to me in a PM (a forum Private Message) to me, so you must mean how to determine the coordinates of your antenna.

If you...
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