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Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jul-2013, 5:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,512
Posted By patrick_here
napali, I live in Redwood City and would...

napali,
I live in Redwood City and would be happy to share my antenna experiences with you. I sent you a message through this forum. (go to >Forum>UserOptions>PrivateMessages>ListMessages>)....
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jun-2013, 8:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,713
Posted By patrick_here
Well the reason for the pre-amp is that I have a...

Well the reason for the pre-amp is that I have a long distance from the antenna to my TV. It's 70' total ...it goes first to a cable TV box and from there (through an intermediate connector) to my TV...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jun-2013, 3:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,713
Posted By patrick_here
UPDATE: Need better antenna

Hello,
The Pre-amp is:
Winegard AP8700 Chromstar 2000 Series VHF/UHF Pre Amplifier (AP-8700)

The channel where we notice the problem most is: 54.3 KQEH-DT3

And the Antenna is...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2013, 9:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,713
Posted By patrick_here
UPDATE: Need better antenna

UPDATE

I'm still getting good reception on most channels (probably about 20 of them) but on about 2 or 3 channels the reception can be unreliable: occasionally we will get the little digital...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Dec-2012, 1:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,713
Posted By patrick_here
Success Report: San Francisco Bay Area

This is a success report on installation of my antenna. I had no previous experience installing a TV antenna; this is the first time. I just wanted to cut the cable and get away from the...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Dec-2012, 2:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,703
Posted By patrick_here
Teleview, please tell me what calculation you...

Teleview, please tell me what calculation you used to arrive at the 311 degree orientation ...in view of the fact that so many of the signals in the green and yellow range are in the 330 or 347...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Dec-2012, 8:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,703
Posted By patrick_here
Thank you for these suggestions. I checked both...

Thank you for these suggestions. I checked both ends of the Coax with a magnifying lens and it looks clean. The foil shielding and shield wires are not touching the center wire.

Some more...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Dec-2012, 9:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,703
Posted By patrick_here
Problem

Problem:
So I install the HD7000R with 70' of quad shield coax from SolidSignal and I get "No Signal".

Using Rabbit Ears I get about 25+ channels ...most of them quite clear. (However...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Dec-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,703
Posted By patrick_here
One more question: If I aim the antenna...

One more question:

If I aim the antenna at 311 degrees, what about the stations that are located on a completely different azimuth ...will I be unable to receive from them at all?
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2012, 6:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,703
Posted By patrick_here
Thanks very much teleview ...I'll give that a try!

Thanks very much teleview ...I'll give that a try!
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2012, 2:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,703
Posted By patrick_here
More input on this question: I went out...

More input on this question:

I went out and bought a "rabbit ears" indoor antenna today so I now have more data. With just rabbit ears I can get many stations but many of them are not English...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Dec-2012, 9:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,703
Posted By patrick_here
Antenna Advice

Hello,
I live in a rented house in Northern California and am hoping to try to get TV OTA. Here's my signal analysis:

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