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Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2015, 3:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,239
Posted By mutton-javelin
I have not tried to take the dish off yet. I...

I have not tried to take the dish off yet. I will try this weekend and post my results.
thanks for the info
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Aug-2015, 9:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,239
Posted By mutton-javelin
thanks for the info. The placement if the mast...

thanks for the info. The placement if the mast is OK. It is on my lower roof. (I just don't want to climb up to the high roof on the highest part of the house.
Reception here is really basic. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Aug-2015, 4:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,239
Posted By mutton-javelin
Using existing Dish setup to mount antenna

Hello all,
I have not posted in some time.
Just bought a house that has an existing setup for DISH or DIRECT TV (not sure which one as I need to look at it).
Can I use the hardware and cable to...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 26-Feb-2015, 3:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 111,149
Posted By mutton-javelin
Login attempt message

tv fool sent me a message that someone tried 5 times to log into my account.
The IP address provided is Beijing :mad: Just wanted to see if anyone had a similar issue. Thanks
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Jan-2011, 1:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,095
Posted By mutton-javelin
Do the colors on the terrain profile correspond...

Do the colors on the terrain profile correspond to signal strength?
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jan-2011, 2:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,095
Posted By mutton-javelin
is there a color coding for that???

is there a color coding for that???
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jan-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,095
Posted By mutton-javelin
I'll try that. WMUR is quite strong, but...

I'll try that. WMUR is quite strong, but nothing from any other NH station. Terrain issues perhaps.
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2011, 8:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,095
Posted By mutton-javelin
Directing the antenna seems "odd" as well. I...

Directing the antenna seems "odd" as well. I checked the properties of my DB4 to see what it could do. Can it pull in a stronger signal from other angles as opposed to directly at the source?
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jan-2011, 2:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,095
Posted By mutton-javelin
I did that both days, it just did not work the...

I did that both days, it just did not work the first night. What I think I will do is leave the antenna set for Boston stations and then adjust as needed, always setting it when finished to...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jan-2011, 2:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,095
Posted By mutton-javelin
I checked all the connections the day it did not...

I checked all the connections the day it did not work, all seems fine. It is working now though. I'm wondering if it was an issue with the control box. I reset it as when the problem began as per...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Jan-2011, 2:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,095
Posted By mutton-javelin
phantom rotor???

As my earlier post mentioned, my Eagle Aspen rotor stopped working after one day. I have not had time to call and have it RMA'd so today just for grins I turned it on and magically it starts...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jan-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,543
Posted By mutton-javelin
the one wire was too good to resist. on a...

the one wire was too good to resist.


on a side note we had some large swings in temp over the last few days. Over 50 during the day and teens at night. Any chance this caused the...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Jan-2011, 5:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,543
Posted By mutton-javelin
I put a small piece of conduit above the rotor, ...

I put a small piece of conduit above the rotor, 15 inches perhaps.
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Jan-2011, 2:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,543
Posted By mutton-javelin
antenna good....rotor bad

Hello all. Thanks for all the previous advice. I went with a DB 4 roof mounted. Seems to be very effective. Signal strengths are excellent, even when I tested it in the house. I chose an Eagle...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Dec-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,308
Posted By mutton-javelin
There is a Telemundo station close by, see...

There is a Telemundo station close by, see below. Is that a problem?


http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d81a32cc453be41
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Dec-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,308
Posted By mutton-javelin
high cost is not a good thing, though I guess...

high cost is not a good thing, though I guess you get what you pay for. Those antennas with the built in rotors sound like throwaway equipment.


On a side note, how much gain is too much??? ...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Dec-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,308
Posted By mutton-javelin
Rotors???#@$%????

Hi all. Thanks for all the info to date.

Anyone have any rotor recommendations? 1 wire vs traditional separate wire etc.
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Dec-2010, 2:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,684
Posted By mutton-javelin
The ground rod is 2 years old, thanks to the ice...

The ground rod is 2 years old, thanks to the ice storm in Dec of 2008. A pole down the street came down and took our service with it. The service had to be replaced so we updated it.

Thanks...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Dec-2010, 6:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,684
Posted By mutton-javelin
That DB4 sounds good. I have no idea what the...

That DB4 sounds good. I have no idea what the antenna is in the free offer. I was told it was UHF and he is sure it is.

As far as grounding. If I run the antenna cable to the splitter on the...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Dec-2010, 3:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,684
Posted By mutton-javelin
Wow there is a DB8:eek:

Wow there is a DB8:eek:
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Dec-2010, 2:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,684
Posted By mutton-javelin
Sounds good etc. I'm checking on these UHF...

Sounds good etc. I'm checking on these UHF models.

Will older antennas work as well as new ones? I have an offer for a free UHF antenna, I'm not sure what model. I'll post it if I find out.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2010, 1:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,684
Posted By mutton-javelin
Thanks for the advice. I guess??? Is it...

Thanks for the advice. I guess???

Is it possible to receive those stations to the north east???
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2010, 1:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,684
Posted By mutton-javelin
BTW what stations do you get in Springfield? ...

BTW what stations do you get in Springfield?

We used to pick up affiliates from Western Mass before all the cable systems killed that.

YOU WILL GET ONLY ONE NBC STATION AND LIKE IT!!!!
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2010, 1:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,684
Posted By mutton-javelin
thanks for the info. I figured a UHF would...

thanks for the info.

I figured a UHF would be enough. I'm just starting to learn about this stuff.

As a side note I called Comca$t to cancel today. I went last week to pick up box for the...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Dec-2010, 1:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,684
Posted By mutton-javelin
They still make antennas????

Hello all. Great website. Could someone give me some advice on selecting an antenna.


Here is my report (for the possible height of a roof antenna)
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