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Forum: Help With Reception 5-Feb-2015, 7:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
I hadn't considered that ... great, one more...

I hadn't considered that ... great, one more decision to make :D

But in all seriousness, that sure may be a good option, assuming I can't let go of the ground-mount cement pad!


Thank you...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Feb-2015, 5:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
Hey Tim ... #1 does seem be winning out. The...

Hey Tim ... #1 does seem be winning out.

The one thing that "concerns" me is the height of the pole and needing the two antennae to be at least 3' apart ... which puts either one up higher and...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Feb-2015, 2:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
Hey Tim ... sorry about that ... how about now: ...

Hey Tim ... sorry about that ... how about now:

(1)
http://i.imgur.com/eUDOx95.png?1


(2)
http://i.imgur.com/8NJUVbU.png?1
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Feb-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
Holy cow GroundUrMast ... now THAT is a setup ......

Holy cow GroundUrMast ... now THAT is a setup ... pick up NASA deep space signals on that thing?!! :)
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Feb-2015, 9:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
Thanks Tim ... yeah, I wasn't thinking...

Thanks Tim ... yeah, I wasn't thinking straight!!!

If I do go the eave mount route...I will get a 10' pole.

With it only being 10', and doing the eave mount, do you think I would be able to get...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Feb-2015, 4:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
GroundUrMast ... thank you again! Not preachy...

GroundUrMast ... thank you again! Not preachy ... advice well given!!


Will definitely test before drilling ... my biggest concern is the fascia board not holding the bolts ... it was built in...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Feb-2015, 3:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
Everyone .. really want to thank you for all the...

Everyone .. really want to thank you for all the information - we really appreciate the time!!

Assuming we do go with the DB4e, Y5713, RCA TVPRAMP1R ... I have done a few different possibilities...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Feb-2015, 8:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
Thanks Tim ... yeah, I saw that it was 145" ......

Thanks Tim ... yeah, I saw that it was 145" ... holy cow!

why cant this be simple?!
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Feb-2015, 7:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
Guys ... just read another post about the HBU-55...

Guys ... just read another post about the HBU-55 being on sale at RadioShack.

If they still have that on sale and in stock ... would that be a good option for my location?? With a pre-amp...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2015, 8:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
Thanks GroundUrMast and timgr!! what do you...

Thanks GroundUrMast and timgr!!

what do you think about this: instead of mounting via eaves mount ... installing two 10' poles or a 21' pole (both chain link fence top rails), installing the pole...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2015, 6:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
So the balun would attach to the Y5713, correct? ...

So the balun would attach to the Y5713, correct?


I am trying to imagine/follow how the setup would be.

so this is what I am looking at:

Eaves mount with a 10' pole.

- DB4e on top
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2015, 3:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
I was reading about the Antennacraft Y5713 and...

I was reading about the Antennacraft Y5713 and one site says:

"This antenna has a 300 Ohm output (twin lead) output, and requires a 75 Ohm transformer if coax cable is to be used."

Will the...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
GroundUrMast ... thank you! While I have not...

GroundUrMast ... thank you!

While I have not looked ... wouldnt the DISH be grounded somewhere and would I be able to tie into that?

Newbie question so I may not know what I am talking about...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jan-2015, 3:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,739
Posted By DaveSmithe
Extreme OTA Newbie Needs Help Please! - Near Wichita KS

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Our subscription to DISH is about up ... and we are seriously pondering joining the cord cutting craze and...
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