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Forum: TV Database Updates 12-Oct-2019, 5:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By rabbit73
TVFool has a very small staff that is not able to...

TVFool has a very small staff that is not able to keep up with the corrections, especially with so many changes from Repack by the FCC.

Here is a report from rabbitears.info for your location:...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Oct-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By rabbit73
Good idea. That is possible; it's worth the...

Good idea.

That is possible; it's worth the test as suggested by ADTech:
Turned Off TV Sets Can Jam Signals
https://www.tvtechnology.com/opinions/turned-off-tv-sets-can-jam-signals
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Oct-2019, 3:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By rabbit73
The Winegard power inserter and power supply...

The Winegard power inserter and power supply might work with the PA-18, but the PA-18 usually comes comes with its own power inserter and power supply. Maybe ADTech can tell us.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Oct-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By rabbit73
It looks like the PA-18 in the instructions: ...

It looks like the PA-18 in the instructions:

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3537&d=1570322637

They don't show the power inserter in the antenna description, the antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2019, 7:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By rabbit73
The link to your estimated rabbitears.info report...

The link to your estimated rabbitears.info report again (I don't have your exact address):
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=11931

an extract from that report:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2019, 6:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the update; good detective work.

Thanks for the update; good detective work.
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, jimmylittleman There are three...

Hello, jimmylittleman

There are three possible causes of declining reception at your location:
1. Deterioration of your antenna system; you have had it up for many years.


2. The trees at...
Forum: TV Database Updates 22-Sep-2019, 1:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,576
Posted By rabbit73
KDOC moved from 32 to 12 during Repack Phase 2 ...

KDOC moved from 32 to 12 during Repack Phase 2
https://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=KDOC

Repack Plan...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Sep-2019, 6:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By rabbit73
https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachment...

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3523&d=1569090736


What Channel Master booster are you using and what Winegard combiner are you using to combine the antennas?

Is the 91XG...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Sep-2019, 5:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By rabbit73
No need to apologize; it can get complicated. ...

No need to apologize; it can get complicated.

I can tell you about the differences between a preamp and a distribution amp, but I would need to know more about your friend's setup to decide if one...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Sep-2019, 1:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By rabbit73
Probably. Not enough information given for...

Probably.

Not enough information given for an exact answer.

Try it.
Forum: TV Database Updates 18-Sep-2019, 5:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By rabbit73
It's on a report from RabbitEars. You will have...

It's on a report from RabbitEars. You will have to use that.
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=12719
...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Sep-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, tuffones Thanks for the signal...

Hello, tuffones

Thanks for the signal report. Here is a report from rabbitears.info based on my estimate of your location from your TVFool report. It should have a more accurate list of channels:...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2019, 8:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,588
Posted By rabbit73
VHF below UHF is usually better.

VHF below UHF is usually better.
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2019, 2:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,379
Posted By rabbit73
No I didn't, you missed the important part. ...

No I didn't, you missed the important part.

First of all, the TVFool staff is very small; they are not able to make corrections to the database, especially with the many changes from Repack by the...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Sep-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,379
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, TheFu If you can do a new TVFool...

Hello, TheFu

If you can do a new TVFool report, I might be able to do another report from a more accurate site based on my estimate of your location. Ideally, I would like your address by PM to...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Sep-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By rabbit73
That's probably true in your case, unless the...

That's probably true in your case, unless the signals are nuch weaker than indicated because of buildings in the signal path. The report assumes there are no objects in the signal path. The red...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Sep-2019, 8:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,313
Posted By rabbit73
Trying different heights is an excellent idea...

Trying different heights is an excellent idea because of layering, but my main concern is with the trees that surround his house.
http://forum.tvfool.com/showpost.php?p=52837&postcount=22
...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Sep-2019, 1:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,313
Posted By rabbit73
24.1 is WFXZ on VHF-Low real channel 5. It is a...

24.1 is WFXZ on VHF-Low real channel 5. It is a Guest on the WGBH transmitter and not transmitting on its own:
https://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=64833#station
...
Forum: TV Database Updates 4-Sep-2019, 1:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,316
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Mike Interesting TVFool report. The...

Hello, Mike

Interesting TVFool report. The signals are strong enough to cause oveload.

The TVFool staff is very small; not able to keep up with the changes, especially with Repack by the FCC.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Sep-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,313
Posted By rabbit73
https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachment...

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3513&d=1567554407

https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=7774


Yeah, Repack is a mess and the cellular companies...
Forum: Reception Devices 1-Sep-2019, 7:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,216
Posted By rabbit73
Your image shows WLAJ as Host on 25. It carries...

Your image shows WLAJ as Host on 25. It carries WLNS CBS as a Guest, because WLNS is no longer transmitting on its own.
...
Forum: Reception Devices 1-Sep-2019, 2:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,216
Posted By rabbit73
WLNS sold their license in the Repack reverse...

WLNS sold their license in the Repack reverse auction by the FCC. They are now a guest on the WLAJ transmitter....
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 7:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,588
Posted By rabbit73
It doesn't matter if they are off or on, the...

It doesn't matter if they are off or on, the splitter loss stays the same.

If the signals are OK with one TV (with preamp if needed), add a 4-way splitter.
If the signals are then too weak,...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 7:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,588
Posted By rabbit73
I suggest you aim your antenna at about 30...

I suggest you aim your antenna at about 30 degrees true and be happy with what you get. More effort will not get you much more.

Try it without a preamp first on just one TV. How many TVs are you...
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