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Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2011, 3:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
I get that and can live with that.... bad weather...

I get that and can live with that.... bad weather station not working, the thing I really don't understand is after the storm when its clear out (next day), its like it has a mind of its own.

I...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2011, 5:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
yes... rain and dust storms

yes... rain and dust storms
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2011, 3:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
This is getting ridiculous!!! I had everything...

This is getting ridiculous!!! I had everything dialed in 2 weeks ago, All my channels were working and even recorded a show on 15.1 fast forward to now 15.1 is basically gone I have no signal...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Aug-2011, 5:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
BIG THANKS to Groundurmast! and other for the...

BIG THANKS to Groundurmast! and other for the help. I finally bought the 10G221 and am finally able to get channel 51.1 51.2 51.3 :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
The signal is in the mid 60's (Sharp Aquos meter)...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
I did a little bit of tweaking as far as height...

I did a little bit of tweaking as far as height is concerned. I started with the antenna at the back of the house on a pole about 12-13 feet. Then I decided that I needed to move it to the front of...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
This might be the killer... There is only one...

This might be the killer... There is only one line that enters the house, If I have to add a seperate line its going to be a very interesting run to get the cable where it need to go (same place as...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2011, 9:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
I totally forgot about the UVSJ until your most...

I totally forgot about the UVSJ until your most recent post. I google what they were before you posted that link. I was thinking that is exactly what I need and its not to expensive.

I understand...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2011, 7:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
Are you reporting the signal strength indicated...

Are you reporting the signal strength indicated by the HDHR Config (GUI) utility? Yes
Is your VHF antenna combined with the XG-91? If so, how? I dont have a proper way to combine them so I have...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 7:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
So the amplifier will only take the signal it has...

So the amplifier will only take the signal it has and boost it down the cable correct? The amplifier does not give the antenna any boost just the cable?

I was thinking that if this is the case......
Forum: Help With Reception 22-May-2011, 3:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
Well I got the XG-91 all setup and guess what I...

Well I got the XG-91 all setup and guess what I have channel 15 :) (Thanks Guys)

Now the real problem is that most of my channels are all sitting at about the same in signal strength (50-60) I...
Forum: Reception Devices 2-May-2011, 1:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 32,334
Posted By sdubb
My 2 problem channels Channel 15 shows ...

My 2 problem channels

Channel 15 shows
Signal strength shows %50
Signal Quality shows %0

Channel 51 shows
Signal strength shows %30
Signal quality shows %0
Forum: Reception Devices 2-May-2011, 1:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 32,334
Posted By sdubb
Media Center Edition (built in Win 7) I know how...

Media Center Edition (built in Win 7) I know how to add the channel. I was just wanting to see what the HDHR was showing. I didnt know you could just punch in the channel I was just using the seek...
Forum: Reception Devices 1-May-2011, 8:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 32,334
Posted By sdubb
Sorry I am bringing this up, but it got me to...

Sorry I am bringing this up, but it got me to thinking about the whole amplifier thing. I have had some suggestions on possibly getting and amplifier in my situation from some people I know around...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Apr-2011, 7:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
Okay before I start throwing all kinds of money...

Okay before I start throwing all kinds of money at this, It seems like there really is no other way to test things out. Is that what everybody is doing? Buying an antenna trying it out and then if it...
Forum: Reception Devices 27-Apr-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 32,334
Posted By sdubb
Love my HDHR! My brother took the plunge when I...

Love my HDHR! My brother took the plunge when I showed him the device. Then I bought mine. Now my other brother is ready to get one and ditch his dish.

Are you using Tuner Salad with four of...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 26-Apr-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 173,448
Posted By sdubb
Thats Awesome! My only concern would be the...

Thats Awesome! My only concern would be the bandwidth to keep up with 2 HD shows being recorded. I guess you could drop some cat5 down the hill but you would could only get 300' :D
Forum: Antennas 26-Apr-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,990
Posted By sdubb
This one is a new antenna to me..

http://www.hd-report.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/c4-outdoor-hd-antenna.jpg

I see these popping up a lot around my area. I have never seen these before and wondering what they are and if they...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Apr-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
Just incase somebody needs help in the same area....

Just incase somebody needs help in the same area. Its actually South Mountain in Phoenix not Salt River Mountains.
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Apr-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
WOW! Thanks mtownsend! When we first moved...

WOW! Thanks mtownsend!

When we first moved down here I thought no way I could get OTA. With the distance and Casa Grande Mountain. I saw everybody else had antenna's and a guy I knew was moving...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Apr-2011, 7:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
Okay like POE (power over ethernet)? So I...

Okay like POE (power over ethernet)?

So I will not have to run power, or another coax out to the 2 antennas?

Everthing can come down that single coax how it is now?
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Apr-2011, 6:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
Okay thanks, this is starting to make sense now....

Okay thanks, this is starting to make sense now. I was jumping back and forth looking at real channels and virtual channels.

I totally understand why John makes it a point to post about the whole...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Apr-2011, 6:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
GM thanks for the information. I am slowly...

GM thanks for the information. I am slowly learning, I have always lived in Phoenix so I didnt need anything to crazy to get channels, now that I am 50 or so miles away its a whole new ballgame.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Apr-2011, 5:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,639
Posted By sdubb
I had a little time to play with the antenna....

I had a little time to play with the antenna. Shooting right at South Mountain (how it is installed now) I am able to receive the channels I posted. If I turn the antenna toward the east I am able to...
Forum: Special Topics 26-Apr-2011, 5:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,894
Posted By sdubb
It is my understanding that you will not be able...

It is my understanding that you will not be able to use them for just over the air.

Only the OLD ones could do this. I have a few Direct TV ones that do this.

I dont know a lot about the serive...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 26-Apr-2011, 5:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,398
Posted By sdubb
There are a bunch of old Direct TV boxes that do...

There are a bunch of old Direct TV boxes that do this. I was buying them for $30. I would just stick an old LCD monitor in the kids room and one of these boxes. I had found a website that listed all...
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