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Forum: Reception Devices 31-Jul-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,337
Posted By pips
yeah i gotta have it with remote.ill look around...

yeah i gotta have it with remote.ill look around some mabey ebay
thanx for the help.
Forum: Reception Devices 31-Jul-2014, 1:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,337
Posted By pips
yeah they used to have good baluns back in the...

yeah they used to have good baluns back in the day.i returned it.remote controlled a/b switches?do u mind if i ask what brand yours are?i saw a channel master one for 6 bucks but shipping was 15...
Forum: Reception Devices 30-Jul-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,337
Posted By pips
suggestions on good a/b switch for antennas

ok so i bought a radio shack a/b switch and its junk.switching it fuzzes out and doesnt work right.seems like most stuff from there lacking in quality lately.any suggestions for good brand?
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2014, 4:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,274
Posted By pips
considering running rg6 with quad shielding since...

considering running rg6 with quad shielding since the line will be sitting on metal roofing.i really think i should insulate it somehow
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,274
Posted By pips
i guess it would b helpful for preamp question ...

i guess it would b helpful for preamp question
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Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jul-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,274
Posted By pips
insulating wire and grounding

ok guys getting stuff together to set up a new system.insurance guy said no way to putting tower up attached to my house trailer as i live on highest peak in my county and lightning strikes are...
Forum: Antennas 28-Jul-2014, 2:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,157
Posted By pips
yep i also have used a scissor lift to get up a...

yep i also have used a scissor lift to get up a 40 ft antenna that was free standing.i rented it for half day 65 bucks.so much easier.

now since this still a ohm thread does anyone know how to...
Forum: Antennas 27-Jul-2014, 3:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,157
Posted By pips
we will be assembling on the ground.its a...

we will be assembling on the ground.its a galvanized tower with the pipe crosses not the wire ones i have seen some small spots of rust before i put it up i will go over and polish and sand and prime...
Forum: Antennas 27-Jul-2014, 4:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,157
Posted By pips
update guys picked up a 35 foot tower and 10 ft...

update guys picked up a 35 foot tower and 10 ft mast today we had to cut it into 3 pieces cause to many wires to drop it.i have a few other sections i will try to add to it.will need to be bolted and...
Forum: Antennas 26-Jul-2014, 3:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,505
Posted By pips
i used the rubber and metal washer that come on...

i used the rubber and metal washer that come on metal roofing screws on old yagi i had here and 3 years later when i had to change the balun it was still clean and nice.the other trick is an aerosol...
Forum: Antennas 25-Jul-2014, 4:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,157
Posted By pips
hmmm now u got me thinkin.i could go into 300 ohm...

hmmm now u got me thinkin.i could go into 300 ohm wiring on antenna then twin lead to the tv and convert at that point or i could do balun and if i read it right i can do clamp on choke then to tv.so...
Forum: Antennas 25-Jul-2014, 1:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,157
Posted By pips
wow that is some great info.my intent is to build...

wow that is some great info.my intent is to build 4 sbgh with no reflector and stack vertical down the mast on top of a 50 foot tower.i will use pieces of pvc pipe to shield the twin line where...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jul-2014, 6:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,324
Posted By pips
i had a coolsat unit a few years ago and seemed...

i had a coolsat unit a few years ago and seemed like every week it was getting hit and i would have to hook up to computer and get new codes.has there tech improved since then or is it still the same
Forum: Antennas 24-Jul-2014, 1:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,157
Posted By pips
help with antenna ohm dropping

ok if this wrong section im sorry mods.

ok so my wiring backgroung is in car audio and in that form we would chain subwoofers and each one u wire in the ohm drops in half.so here my question.if i...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jul-2014, 2:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,324
Posted By pips
50-...

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Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jul-2014, 7:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,324
Posted By pips
81 mile away channel help needed

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ok so heres the deal my wife really wants ion a channel just under 81 miles to my southeast.from going through the maps dont...
Forum: Antennas 21-Jul-2014, 7:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,429
Posted By pips
waiting for twin lead to get here to try it.i...

waiting for twin lead to get here to try it.i guess its not really outta need as a sbgh without reflector brings in 21hd stations nicely all day.i have 2 dbgh both are reflectorless i wanna wire this...
Forum: Antennas 21-Jul-2014, 2:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,429
Posted By pips
70 views and no response must mean so one has...

70 views and no response must mean so one has tried it
Forum: Antennas 18-Jul-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,429
Posted By pips
ok wife wants me to add to the question.she asked...

ok wife wants me to add to the question.she asked if it would be better to use this wiring pattern with the sbgh antenna as we have one hooked to my sons tv that currently is landing 21 stations.she...
Forum: Antennas 18-Jul-2014, 7:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,429
Posted By pips
stacking antennas two in series, two in parallel

ok so i have built a few antennas db4 db8 sbgh ect im not really a genius on the whole ohm watt gain ect end.i am more the builder then the engineer so i come to u guys for help.i wanna build a db16...
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