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Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2016, 8:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,651
Posted By Flint Ridge
Maybe a list and direction of what you want. ...

Maybe a list and direction of what you want. Such as NE .... and SE....

I'm going to do some testing with this to strengthen some backside channels. Then I'll use another one sometime and try...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Feb-2016, 3:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,553
Posted By Flint Ridge
Thanks Travis798, now we have something to try to...

Thanks Travis798, now we have something to try to work out. Given your location, knowing the weather headed your way is wise.

So, stations @ 210 degrees.

NBC KFOR - Real Ch 27 - UHF - 2 Edge @...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Feb-2016, 1:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,553
Posted By Flint Ridge
I think a little more specificity would help. ...

I think a little more specificity would help. Prioritize what networks you would like to receive and if by chance there was a station that you wanted as well. Your signals are from various...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Jan-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,251
Posted By Flint Ridge
If you look at the TVFool report those are all in...

If you look at the TVFool report those are all in Yellow or Green, presuming you want the 4 major OTA networks, plus PBS. With them in those bands, at the bottom of the report it says that an attic...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2016, 4:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,405
Posted By Flint Ridge
rabbit73 mentions inserting and the expense of...

rabbit73 mentions inserting and the expense of this.

I hope to dabble in that along with going for some Springfield stations myself. In my case inserting 17 & 22 along with 49 into my main UHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Dec-2015, 3:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,089
Posted By Flint Ridge
Please post a TVFool report as outlined in the...

Please post a TVFool report as outlined in the sticky here.

http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=4

I'm not a pro, but if you are looking to improve from that antenna, then improvements are...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Dec-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,737
Posted By Flint Ridge
Curious what the stations are in the 190's. ...

Curious what the stations are in the 190's.

Given the beamwidth on the DB4e, you might be able to favor the 190 degrees and still get your 160's.

How long a coax? How many TV's?

Might be...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Dec-2015, 1:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,889
Posted By Flint Ridge
Here is another one... Again, can't say how good...

Here is another one... Again, can't say how good it is...

http://www.abilityhdtv.com/product-info.php?blv6f_vhf_hi_CH7_13_13db_high_gain_yagi_antenna-pid65.html
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Dec-2015, 1:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,889
Posted By Flint Ridge
Stellar Labs has stuff out on Amazon. Have not...

Stellar Labs has stuff out on Amazon. Have not used them... There are others, too I'm sure.
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Dec-2015, 2:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,097
Posted By Flint Ridge
Previous TVFool report from MystrE ...

Previous TVFool report from MystrE

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d2c15e12c85490e
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Nov-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,491
Posted By Flint Ridge
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ADTech was a click faster and smarter.
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Nov-2015, 6:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,430
Posted By Flint Ridge
I would get a fresh piece of RG6 cable and hook...

I would get a fresh piece of RG6 cable and hook it up to your mystery antenna, go outside and point it at 160 degrees. In between your two major markets connect to your tv, rescan and see what you...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Nov-2015, 2:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,372
Posted By Flint Ridge
Looks like you live someplace very flat. ...

Looks like you live someplace very flat.

Judging from all the powerful signals, why do you have any amps on the antenna?

What is the background is this the original setup or were you adding...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Nov-2015, 2:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,372
Posted By Flint Ridge
Could you post a copy of your exact location...

Could you post a copy of your exact location TVFool report?

Click TV Signal analysis above. Then best if you can put in your exact GPS coordinates.
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2015, 3:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,816
Posted By Flint Ridge
This is what the bolts should have looked like. ...

This is what the bolts should have looked like. Nice shoulder on them fitting into the hole. Galvanized locking nuts, looks like one of the nuts is upside down. That was the original part #.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,816
Posted By Flint Ridge
Looks like non-standard bolts. Which section has...

Looks like non-standard bolts. Which section has been egged-out? Presume the base is solidly in concrete. This could be a serious safety concern (for climbing).

Is it just the first section? ...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Oct-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,662
Posted By Flint Ridge
Just to help us along here is your old TVFool...

Just to help us along here is your old TVFool report. What is your current setup?

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de1c67867644e86

Which channel(s) are you having...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Oct-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,447
Posted By Flint Ridge
Well, as I had upgraded everything in my OTA...

Well, as I had upgraded everything in my OTA world, it was prudent to help my neighbor who lost his tower last fall. Did get him a temp setup with a 91XG and the 10-13-7 or whatever it is called all...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Oct-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,447
Posted By Flint Ridge
VHF height, trees and TV Fool readings

Assisting a neighbor with his antenna setup.

I have the UHF dialed in fine with a home brew nikiml GH10 modeled to allow certain backside gain.

Now I'm working on the VHF and like my nearby...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2015, 3:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,855
Posted By Flint Ridge
The Bride said, "I actually like it". Our...

The Bride said, "I actually like it".

Our rural community actually gets internet. And it is safer to climb.
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2015, 3:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,855
Posted By Flint Ridge
Should mention tower is rated for half in ice and...

Should mention tower is rated for half in ice and 80mph wind and 22 sq ft of antennas.

http://i878.photobucket.com/albums/ab348/Flint_Ridge/Mobile%20Uploads/20150721_160939_zpsfhjikx9y.jpg
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2015, 3:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,855
Posted By Flint Ridge
Should mention I may my internet provider using...

Should mention I may my internet provider using some space as well.

Pretty much ready for football, most stations have SNR over 30. Most stations will routinely hold 100's across the board on the...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2015, 3:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,855
Posted By Flint Ridge
RG11 everything, UVSJ's, gas discharge surge...

RG11 everything, UVSJ's, gas discharge surge suppressors between antennas and amps (KT-500's), grounding to everything.

Wander up top, through down a line. Drag it up. Dial everything in over the...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2015, 3:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,855
Posted By Flint Ridge
Ok, spend endless hours sourcing a better tower. ...

Ok, spend endless hours sourcing a better tower. Find one cheap a few states away from a radio station. Go get it.

http://i878.photobucket.com/albums/ab348/Flint_Ridge/unnamed_zpslalmmnv5.jpg
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Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2015, 3:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,855
Posted By Flint Ridge
Extreme measures defined... Deep fringe & multi-direction

Been basically a couple of years as I struggled with reception. Tons of help here to get me up and running.

Original TVFool...
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