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Forum: Help With Reception 4-Sep-2019, 1:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,796
Posted By olnick
Thank you rabbit73! You did give me all the...

Thank you rabbit73! You did give me all the details I needed!
I am amazed that I get 24.1 as it is in the same catagory as 25.1 "bad" signal!! I can swing the ant approx 10 deg mag. either side...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Sep-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,796
Posted By olnick
WOW what a mess!! ...

WOW what a mess!!
https://www.concordmonitor.com/TV-channel-changing-27376831

I went to the FCC site and I get the other two ch's that are shown as no signal!! so there is hope 34 (25.1) will be...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2019, 9:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,796
Posted By olnick
Update! Just using the CM3412 distribution amp: ...

Update! Just using the CM3412 distribution amp:
2 nd floor 5 ch and 14 virtual ch's
1 st floor 6 ch and 19 virtual ch's

With the RCA TVpramp1 installed and powered up along with the CM 3412:...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Aug-2019, 5:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,796
Posted By olnick
I,m using an RCA tvpramp1 amplifier. "UP DATE"...

I,m using an RCA tvpramp1 amplifier. "UP DATE" this was my old one!! after checking out the cellar connections I see a CM-3412 amp now in place and the rca tvpramp1 has no wires connected to it
...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Aug-2019, 2:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,796
Posted By olnick
trying again to get ch 31 real 25.1 virtual (fox)

back in 2016 I tried unsuccessfully to cut the cord.. My only hold back is that I watch fox 25 (boston) news and was not able to get even a whisper of a signal.
I have an RCA ant3036X antenna. Aimed...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2015, 3:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
Issue resolved!!!

I should have re-read reply #4 from ADTech a few more times!!

35' of coax and a 2-port splitter should amount to about 6 dB of insertion loss. If that is causing your loss of performance in the...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Sep-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
Temp down to 85 deg.! I went out and removed the...

Temp down to 85 deg.! I went out and removed the TVPRAMP from the mast I used a M/M connector to connect the wires together. The antenna is still pointing 162 deg.
With a direct connect to...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2015, 9:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
pix42 from ground pix43 from N.E looking S.W. ...

pix42 from ground
pix43 from N.E looking S.W.
pix44 holding camera as high as possible, yes the antenna is level.
pix45 from roof line showing distance to trees. paces off to approx 75 feet to...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2015, 9:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
I need to agree with the intermittent...

I need to agree with the intermittent connection! When I went to check the sig level I had lost 18 channels! The temp had gone from 65 deg this AM to 90 deg when I noticed the missing channels. My...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2015, 1:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
Today I did a "baseline" scan of the channels:I...

Today I did a "baseline" scan of the channels:I now have 30 watchable channels with NO pixelation on any of them!!?????

What is going on?????
Other than taking the signal strength in the last...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2015, 1:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
You are correct in all your statements! As to the...

You are correct in all your statements! As to the test set up.

On Wednesday I plan to pull the antenna down, check all the connections for water entry Etc. I will do a sig strength reading from...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
I got the 600B up and running! (new batteries!) ...

I got the 600B up and running! (new batteries!)
Now at the entry into the house with only the RCA TVPRAMP1R feeding the Sadelco meter these are the latest results:

Ch Db

2 -31
3 -29
4 ...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Sep-2015, 3:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
I did get a 3412 amp to replace the splitter,...

I did get a 3412 amp to replace the splitter, this did allow me to get the additional readings on my Min/Max meter.
I still have the TVpramp1R in place at the antenna
The readings are at the...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Sep-2015, 1:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
Finally got the Amp today!! I have lost some...

Finally got the Amp today!!
I have lost some channels down stairs now at 18 vs. 24.
However I now have the same 18 up stairs.
About 1/2 of them are so pixilated that they are not watchable!

up...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Aug-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
Thanks rabbit73! I just ordered an amp from...

Thanks rabbit73!
I just ordered an amp from Amazon.
My Min/Max gave me two readings: ch 9 -2 DB and ch 60 -18 DB I got no other readings at all! I'll re post after I get my amp installed/ up and...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Aug-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
Thanks for the typo correction of 162 deg.! Ant...

Thanks for the typo correction of 162 deg.!
Ant is an RCA3036W? (from memory)
No indicators on either tv/ However I do still have the Sadelco meter.
The DA-1036 is NOT currently being used.
7.1...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
Test results! With the direct connect to...

Test results!
With the direct connect to upstairs I now get 16 channels!
7-1,2
9-1,2
11-1,2,3,4
27-1,2
60-1,2
66-1,2,3,4

Any recommendations after the test?? Is there a better amp than the...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=2...

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8e0319e929e9cc
Thanks guys for all the input...The above link is my radar listing
I have the antenna pointed 162 deg (south to Boston)...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By olnick
loss of stations on Master bedroom set

My Living room " Visio" tv gets 24 channels with my antenna pointed to Boston from Milford NH. I just finished running the cable (wire approx 35 feet) up to the master bedroom. This has a " Magnavox"...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Sep-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,924
Posted By olnick
here is the list of chanels.

here is the list of chanels.
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Sep-2013, 2:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,924
Posted By olnick
antenna direction with received chanels

That was one of my questions?? It doesn't matter what direction the antenna points I get both ch 9 and 11.
(See attached excell spreadsheet)??
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Sep-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,924
Posted By olnick
Finally got the antenna up! couldn't get any...

Finally got the antenna up! couldn't get any ground wire over the long week end and had a ton of bad weather predicted.... So I waited until I had my groung wire!
Not too sure on the reception?? I...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2013, 1:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,924
Posted By olnick
At 35 feet I have pretty clean shot at Boston,...

At 35 feet I have pretty clean shot at Boston, however a conservatory across the street about 75 feet from the antenna has trees 80-90 feet tall. I guess I need to hope for the best on this one.
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2013, 1:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,924
Posted By olnick
Thanks for all of your help and input form...

Thanks for all of your help and input form everyone! I'll repost after I get this all installed!

Thanks again!!
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,924
Posted By olnick
How do I use the AP-8700 to couple the antennas...

How do I use the AP-8700 to couple the antennas together? there is only one input on the amp. will a standard splitter/coupler do the job?

Thanks
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