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Forum: Help With Reception 9-Dec-2018, 2:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By rabbit73
https://i.imgur.com/qwnt2im.jpg Try it with...

https://i.imgur.com/qwnt2im.jpg

Try it with and without to see which way is better. The Antronix is a distribution amp. It is designed to compensate for distribution losses. It is used to replace...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Dec-2018, 7:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By rabbit73
https://i.imgur.com/yz9w7e8.jpg The HOA...

https://i.imgur.com/yz9w7e8.jpg

The HOA rules are more restrictive than what the FCC says you can do. The FCC says you can have an outside antenna in whatever location necessary for good...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Dec-2018, 3:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By rabbit73
I have had good results indoors with my GE 29884;...

I have had good results indoors with my GE 29884; it is more sturdy than the GE 34792. It only has a simple folded dipole for VHF-High channels 7-13, but that seems to be enough gain for my location....
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Dec-2018, 7:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By rabbit73
Your signals are very strong and in the same...

Your signals are very strong and in the same direction, but your report assumes an outdoor antenna that is in the clear. How strong they are indoors will depend upon the construction. The tiles will...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Dec-2018, 6:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By rabbit73
The link to your image doesn't show the image,...

The link to your image doesn't show the image, but I think I can extract the image.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ym725pvn0rk4ek9/streetview.PNG?dl=0

https://i.imgur.com/YovZcXB.jpg
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Dec-2018, 5:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By rabbit73
Help posting?

by PM:


Yes, that might work.

Before we go any further with PMs, please be aware that you are limited to 5 PMs before being able to post on the forum. It will be necessary for you to delete...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Nov-2018, 2:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By rabbit73
Some phones don't have an accurate compass. I...

Some phones don't have an accurate compass. I prefer to use an ordinary pocket compass.

Yes, use the green signal lines on the TVFool Interactive map....
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Nov-2018, 3:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By rabbit73
OK, good. That is suitable for your channels,...

OK, good. That is suitable for your channels, except for real channels 2-6, which you probably don't need.
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Nov-2018, 2:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,550
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, point the narrow end at the transmitter. ...

Yes, point the narrow end at the transmitter.
We need to see a photo of your actual antenna or know the model number, because that antenna might not be correct for your location. It doesn't cover...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Nov-2018, 2:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,138
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the report. Glad to hear you have...

Thank you for the report. Glad to hear you have some channels to watch on your new lot.
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 2-Nov-2018, 9:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,630
Posted By rabbit73
TWO Defective RCA TVPRAMP1 Preamps

My first RCA TVPRAMP1R preamp had these measurements:
Voltage out of power inserter without preamp: 19.5 VDC
Voltage with preamp connected: 9.5 VDC
Load current: 70 mADC
Gain 23 db

I thought...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 2-Nov-2018, 5:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,630
Posted By rabbit73
They are getting hard to find: ...

They are getting hard to find:

https://www.radioshack.com/products/radioshack-vhf-uhf-gold-plated-splitter-combiner

with weather enclosure:...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 2-Nov-2018, 3:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,630
Posted By rabbit73
The correct device to combine a UHF antenna with...

The correct device to combine a UHF antenna with a VHF antenna is not a splitter in reverse, it is a UVSJ (UHF/VHF Separator/Joiner), also known as a UHF/VHF combiner or a UHF/VHF Diplexer. A UVSJ...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 1-Nov-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,630
Posted By rabbit73
Yeah, I didn't add any more comments. There are...

Yeah, I didn't add any more comments. There are many ways it can be done, but I didn't want to get in an argument about the "right" way. The right way is the way that the electrical inspector says it...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 1-Nov-2018, 8:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,630
Posted By rabbit73
Grounding your mast and the coax shield to a...

Grounding your mast and the coax shield to a separate ground rod does not meet the code requirements of the NEC unless the ground rod is connected (bonded) to the house ground with 6 gauge copper...
Forum: Antennas 28-Oct-2018, 6:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, waddo66 Thanks for the interesting...

Hello, waddo66

Thanks for the interesting photo.

What city in northern rural Ohio? I want to look at a signal report to see the signals. An exact address of an antenna would be even better....
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Oct-2018, 2:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,281
Posted By rabbit73
The code says the coax shield should be grounded...

The code says the coax shield should be grounded using the grounding block and the mast should be grounded, each with its own separate 10 gauge copper wire connected to the house ground. Don't make a...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Oct-2018, 2:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,281
Posted By rabbit73
It must have .jpg after ReE before adding BB...

It must have .jpg after ReE before adding BB Code for img.

like this

https://i.imgur.com/UNYrReE.jpg
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Oct-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By rabbit73
If the antenna is designed to receive VHF-High...

If the antenna is designed to receive VHF-High signals, which are real channels 7 to 13, the chances of receiving 7 are about the same as for 13.
The GE 34792 antenna that I show above has a folded...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Oct-2018, 7:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By rabbit73
CJOH is on VHF-High channel 13. The flat antennas...

CJOH is on VHF-High channel 13. The flat antennas are very good on VHF-High and yours if facing the wrong direction. The CHOJ signal is coming from the NNE.

It is the real channel number (also...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Oct-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,103
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the report of improved reception and...

Thanks for the report of improved reception and the nice photo.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3230&d=1540074895
...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Oct-2018, 9:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,586
Posted By rabbit73
Solid Signal has them as ZHLSJ, but they are...

Solid Signal has them as ZHLSJ, but they are getting hard to find
https://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=zhlsj
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Oct-2018, 8:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By rabbit73
Your link to an FM signal report is only a link...

Your link to an FM signal report is only a link to enter the information for a report. FM reports don't link like the TVFool reports; you have to show an image.

However, I did an FM report based...
Forum: TV Database Updates 19-Oct-2018, 7:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,898
Posted By rabbit73
a generic TVFool report for Eau Claire, WI ...

a generic TVFool report for Eau Claire, WI
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d90387dca57fd60

WEAU shows on a report from rabbitears.info:
...
Forum: TV Database Updates 19-Oct-2018, 6:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,898
Posted By rabbit73
TVFool is using a defective database to generate...

TVFool is using a defective database to generate reports; there are many errors. The site doesn't have sufficient staff to correct the errors.

Yes, Repack is making the problem worse.

What does...
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