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Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jan-2020, 8:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By brg88tx
Coming back to OTA

With hulu+live tv hiking their price another $10/month, i've had enough. Switching back to ota. I recently moved and just wondering if i'm still good with my old rca ant751 at my new house. Here...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Sep-2014, 8:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,288
Posted By brg88tx
spider, how do you like the 4 tuner tablo? how...

spider, how do you like the 4 tuner tablo? how good is the tuner compared to the tuner in your tv? I'm debating about getting one.
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2014, 2:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,834
Posted By brg88tx
op, I've been researching all dvrs lately and...

op, I've been researching all dvrs lately and while researching the TiVo roamio's tuner strength I found several posts saying that the signal meter never showed more than 80%, no matter how strong...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Aug-2014, 6:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,481
Posted By brg88tx
try rca ant751

try rca ant751
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2014, 2:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,158
Posted By brg88tx
here's your plot at 25 feet from those...

here's your plot at 25 feet from those coordinates:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de1c68c576c7645
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2014, 2:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
I finally set up my antenna

I finally set up my ant751r and rca preamp (tvpramp1r) this weekend. The antenna was mounted high up (25 ft) on my hardi plank chimney aimed at 169 degrees magnetic. I made a spreadsheet showing...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2014, 5:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
question.....in my setup I'm going to have to put...

question.....in my setup I'm going to have to put the power supply for the preamp (rca tvpramp1r) in my hot texas attic. is this going to be ok, or do I need to figure a way to place it indoors? ...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,293
Posted By brg88tx
I've been planning my conversion from dish to ota...

I've been planning my conversion from dish to ota + streaming and researching dvrs extensively. I've decided to go with tablo tv. if you already have a roku/appletv/chromecast at each tv, it's a...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Jun-2014, 8:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
I recently bought a rca ant751r. I first tried...

I recently bought a rca ant751r. I first tried it in my tech shield roof deck enclosed attic, and it only picked up 10 channels. was sort of disappointed. still wanting to see exactly how much...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Jun-2014, 8:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,697
Posted By brg88tx
I would try this antenna ...

I would try this antenna
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=28452486
Forum: Antennas 27-May-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,933
Posted By brg88tx
Anybody ever try this antenna?

looks like it's similar to the rca ant751, but a little longer at 41". it does not say the width, but I emailed and the seller replied the width was 34". claimed gain is 6db on vhf and 10db on uhf....
Forum: Help With Reception 22-May-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
still researching. leaning towards ant751r now,...

still researching. leaning towards ant751r now, but have a question about my setup and how it might affect signal strength. thinking of using a homeworx hw-150pvr to use as a dvr. one of the...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-May-2014, 6:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,979
Posted By brg88tx
the 7694p is 65" long and 35" wide

the 7694p is 65" long and 35" wide
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2014, 9:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,987
Posted By brg88tx
setmefree, I have a similar tvfool report as you...

setmefree, I have a similar tvfool report as you and wondering what antenna you picked and how's your reception. thanks
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Apr-2014, 2:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,296
Posted By brg88tx
what antenna did you end up going with? how...

what antenna did you end up going with? how strong is your reception on vhf channel 12?
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Apr-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
Posted By brg88tx
has anyone ever combined a cs5 and cs2?

and I don't mean 2 separate antennas on a mast, I mean take the tapered loop element "8" off the cs2 and fasten it on the reflector screen of a cs5. to me this would be the ideal compact solution to...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Mar-2014, 4:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
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Forum: Help With Reception 19-Mar-2014, 3:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
when the 4228hd first came out around 5 years ago...

when the 4228hd first came out around 5 years ago some reported it had some sort of design flaw....does anyone know if it's been corrected? still planning my setup in my mind.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
don't want a big "traditional" looking antenna on...

don't want a big "traditional" looking antenna on my roof. I've decided I need to mount it on my roof, but it has to be a flat type antenna. I have a chimney that I can mount in on. the south side...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Mar-2014, 8:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
yes, I did see that test that was very favorable...

yes, I did see that test that was very favorable to the 4228hd. it would seem to me the 4228hd is superior to the cs2-v for high vhf, but I cannot find anything directly comparing them. I'm mostly...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Mar-2014, 8:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,984
Posted By brg88tx
interesting, the recommendations in this thread...

interesting, the recommendations in this thread range from rabbit ears to a huge 14 foot long antenna. this report is similar to mine in that it shows green for stations pretty far away. in my case...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Mar-2014, 1:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
thanks, the high vhf is what I'm concerned with...

thanks, the high vhf is what I'm concerned with most, specifically channels 8, 11, & 13. so the CS2-V will outperform the 4228HD on these 3 channels?
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Mar-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
thanks teleview. I'm the type of person that...

thanks teleview. I'm the type of person that like to research things to death before making a decision. I have found much info regarding the gain of the 4228hd, but none on real world gains of the...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Mar-2014, 7:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
in yalls opinion, which antenna is stronger, the...

in yalls opinion, which antenna is stronger, the CS2-V or CM4228-HD? Thanks
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Mar-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,659
Posted By brg88tx
trying to get an idea of how much an attic...

trying to get an idea of how much an attic install affects signal strength......all else equal would I be better off with a winegard hd 7698p in the attic or a clearstream 2-v out on the roof?

I...
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