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Forum: Help With Reception 8-Oct-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeAZ
Yes, it is frustrating to lose all reception. ...

Yes, it is frustrating to lose all reception.
In the end, however, you should have better
reception, better picture and more choices.
We'll see if that turns out to be true.
Please check your...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Oct-2019, 1:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeAZ
That is good news! You might want to consider...

That is good news!
You might want to consider getting a Roku.
You would be shocked at how many FREE movies,
shows and sports there are and all free. I don't pay
a penny for tv. Pluto tv on Roku...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Oct-2019, 8:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeAZ
Hi Dagwood, I contacted WHAM/WUHF and got...

Hi Dagwood,

I contacted WHAM/WUHF and got the following reply:

Joe,



Thank you for your message.
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Oct-2019, 6:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By JoeAZ
You might also consider the Winegard FV-HD30. ...

You might also consider the Winegard FV-HD30.
It's compact, well built, inexpensive and is decent
on UHF and Hi VHF.
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Sep-2019, 1:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeAZ
Hey Dagwood, The Bills game was shown...

Hey Dagwood,

The Bills game was shown nationally yesterday.
Our local CBS affiliate, KPHO Phoenix showed it.
Two patriots staffers were caught by Sean McDermott
snooping around during pregame....
Forum: Antennas 28-Sep-2019, 1:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,918
Posted By JoeAZ
Interesting article. The video quality I've seen...

Interesting article. The video quality I've seen did not
improve the way it did between Analog and H.D.
The difference between those two was dramatic. The
current H.D. and Nextgen video...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Sep-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeAZ
Spectacular!!!

Spectacular!!!
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeAZ
Hi Dagwood, All stations above Rf 36 are...

Hi Dagwood,

All stations above Rf 36 are required to move to make room for
wireless communications. In your area, WROC moves from Rf 45
to Rf 21 and WBGT from Rf 46 to Rf 29. In order to...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,560
Posted By JoeAZ
Hi Dagwood, Not to worry.... The Rochester, NY...

Hi Dagwood, Not to worry....
The Rochester, NY stations are proceeding through the
repack. Because of the close proximity of all the stations
on Pinnacle Hill, town of Brighton, when one...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2019, 7:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By JoeAZ
The reception issues may not be at your end. ...

The reception issues may not be at your end. Across the country,
many stations are moving to different frequencies. This is due to
the "repack." All tv stations most now operate between Rf2 and...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2019, 5:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,572
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings, From the area of Cutspring Rd and...

Greetings,
From the area of Cutspring Rd and Chapel St I show the
following at 50' AGL.

Callsign Chan Network Dist
(mi) Path NM
(dB)
WZME 42 (43.1) 8.9 LOS 64.5
WFTY-DT 23...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,572
Posted By JoeAZ
I am using a different methodology to see what is...

I am using a different methodology to see what is possible for
your reception. I am unable to find any "hole" in North Stratford,
CT you speak of. Can you provide some street names within the...
Forum: Special Topics 24-Aug-2019, 1:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings, I cannot help but wonder if a stud...

Greetings, I cannot help but wonder if a stud finder might
be a solution????
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2019, 1:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 770
Posted By JoeAZ
Another possibility for your improved reception...

Another possibility for your improved reception of WFSB may be
that engineers upgraded the antenna, changed beam tilt, increased
power, etc, etc, etc. Hopefully, the improved reception will...
Forum: Antennas 22-Aug-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By JoeAZ
KFPH, Flagstaff Rf 13, tested, as you indicated,...

KFPH, Flagstaff Rf 13, tested, as you indicated, ADTech,
the vertical polarization in addition to the standard horizontal
polarization of their Rf 13 signal and the UHF translator signal
down in...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By JoeAZ
There are not many good broadcasting option sites...

There are not many good broadcasting option sites for
Rochester, NY radio and television. That is why Pinnacle
Hill is so crowded. That is why when one station has issues,
at times, all the...
Forum: Antennas 21-Aug-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By JoeAZ
Just another antenna that puts cash in the...

Just another antenna that puts cash in the pockets of
those involved in the manufacture and sale of such garbage.
The only advantage I could think of with "vertical" reception
would be if you have...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By JoeAZ
Dagwood, Glad to hear that your reception of...

Dagwood,

Glad to hear that your reception of Rochester, NY
stations has improved. Because all the stations are
so close together on Pinnacle Hill in Brighton, it really
makes things hard for...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 6:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By JoeAZ
Hi Dagwood! Hope you are enjoying your nice...

Hi Dagwood! Hope you are enjoying your nice summer weather!
My experience tells me that reception will depend mostly on the
trees nearest to the home. I think the reports from TV fool and...
Forum: Antennas 14-Aug-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By JoeAZ
I really appreciate all your suggestions and...

I really appreciate all your suggestions and information.
Toying with the idea of producing antennas currently
either hard or impossible to find new. There are several
places in Phoenix that...
Forum: Antennas 12-Aug-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By JoeAZ
Really appreciate your information. I cannot...

Really appreciate your information. I cannot help but
wonder if a low band VHF antenna, that covers Rf 2-6,
would differ from the channel specific designs you
provided????
Forum: Antennas 11-Aug-2019, 9:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,142
Posted By JoeAZ
Low VHF antenna designs

Greetings everyone.
Since it is near impossible to purchase a low VHF band specific
antenna, It would be nice to have the information to build one.
Personally, I'd prefer a Low Band VHF antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Aug-2019, 9:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By JoeAZ
WQED did not "bid" on the new frequency. They...

WQED did not "bid" on the new frequency. They were assigned that frequency and as such received a windfall of cash to accept low band VHF. They could have chosen to remain on UHF as in the past but...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By JoeAZ
The RCA 751R, mounted on a "J" pole just outside...

The RCA 751R, mounted on a "J" pole just outside a window
would provide good reception, low cost and hopefully not be
to obvious...... "J" poles are cheap and easy to install.
Forum: Antennas 5-Aug-2019, 8:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,704
Posted By JoeAZ
I would venture to say that there are far, far...

I would venture to say that there are far, far better
choices costing less......
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