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Forum: Help With Reception 5-Dec-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,575
Posted By MattZuke
The suggested antenna is the CM Advantage 45...

The suggested antenna is the CM Advantage 45 (CM3016), not the CM Digital Advantage (CM2016).

[This one]
http://www.channelmaster.com/Digital_HDTV_Outdoor_TV_Antenna_p/cm-3016.htm

[NOT this...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Dec-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,575
Posted By MattZuke
Not exactly. You have the RCA751U. It...

Not exactly.

You have the RCA751U. It measures 34.5 x 33.1 x 24.2. It doesn't have elements to pickup VHF-Low. It would have to be slightly longer and have wider elements to pickup VHF-Low. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Dec-2015, 7:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,575
Posted By MattZuke
That antenna isn't geared for VHF-Low. In fact...

That antenna isn't geared for VHF-Low. In fact virtually every antenna advertised as HD is simply not designed for channels 2-6. If you want to look for yourself often times VHF/UHF/FM antennas are...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Dec-2015, 5:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,575
Posted By MattZuke
HD antennas are a little bit of a misnomer. I'm...

HD antennas are a little bit of a misnomer. I'm sure you've seen it advertised but there is nothing HD or special about a TV antenna. In fact if you have an older one the odds are higher it'll...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Apr-2015, 4:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,192
Posted By MattZuke
Great. The only glitch is I bought the DB-8e. ...

Great. The only glitch is I bought the DB-8e. Is it an issue getting mounting hardware and using 1 panel. If not I'll get that up this weekend.

In the event there is any confusion the GF...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Mar-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,192
Posted By MattZuke
Help for Steilacoom Wa: New Setup

Firstly thanks for the last two consults... they were most helpful.

Now a new person in a new situation.

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There is...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Feb-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,466
Posted By MattZuke
New Antenna - University Place, WA

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Still installing the last antennas for the GF, so I might as well get one myself.

I'm going to presume the same...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Jan-2014, 6:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,043
Posted By MattZuke
First off, thanks folks for your valuable...

First off, thanks folks for your valuable assistance.

I was able to determine I did indeed have a faulty balun, marked Archer. Reception improved greatly, and by greatly I mean from totally...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2014, 5:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,043
Posted By MattZuke
Sorry I didn't see this post earlier. I...

Sorry I didn't see this post earlier.

I believe it is broken. 2 years ago I tried it in the front yard and it seemed to pull everything in, I didn't note which specific channels, but someone...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2014, 5:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,043
Posted By MattZuke
No worries. I totally don't want to spend more...

No worries. I totally don't want to spend more than I have to.

Here is where I get a little confused. The final game plan is to supply signal to two rooms, one room with HDTV, HDTV Tuner, and...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2014, 7:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,043
Posted By MattZuke
No worries, presuming a Radio Shack balun...

No worries, presuming a Radio Shack balun (15-1230) is adequate I'll do that first. Given I saw no improvement using freshly cut cable from Click I'm thinking it's not a cable problem.

I can...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,043
Posted By MattZuke
Okay, so you believe the DB8e is sufficient for...

Okay, so you believe the DB8e is sufficient for real 33(ION), 39(CBS), 38(ABC), 25(KZJO), 48(CBS), with the 5 degree difference? If so great.
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 8:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,043
Posted By MattZuke
One fin is missing, but works great for UHF 33,...

One fin is missing, but works great for UHF 33, VHF 9.1 & 13, UHF 27.

But if you're suggesting I can use my existing antenna I'll focus on a new mount so 358 magnetic doesn't point through...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 7:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,043
Posted By MattZuke
Thanks for the detailed advice. I think some of...

Thanks for the detailed advice. I think some of it was lost in translation. Are you suggesting I "should" be able to use my existing unknown antenna and not buy a new one?

I am confused about...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2014, 1:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,043
Posted By MattZuke
OTA UHF Help - Tacoma, WA

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First time buyer seeking assistance for a friend. We have an existing VHF/UHF Yagi of unknown make (freecycle) bolted to...
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