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Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jan-2015, 6:01 PM
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Posted By mulliganman
Good to hear that!

Good to hear that!
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jan-2015, 4:42 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Just posting an update: After a long wait to...

Just posting an update: After a long wait to follow suggestions in this thread due primarily to an expensive unexpected car repair I was finally able to follow through yesterday.

I used this...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jan-2015, 2:02 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
ADTech, I am revisiting this thread and this post...

ADTech, I am revisiting this thread and this post because after some unexpected financial costs forced me to shelve this project for a while I am revisiting it. I am curious about your comment about...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Dec-2014, 9:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
An update: My spouse is still very...

An update: My spouse is still very reluctant/hesitant to try the eaves mount. To me, it seems the option to have the best chance of success. Since she is still reluctant at this point, I feel I...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Nov-2014, 1:20 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Higher than what? If you mean higher than the...

Higher than what? If you mean higher than the roof itself, it would be something like the attachment. If you mean higher than its present location on the garage roof, then the C2V on the garage roof...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Nov-2014, 6:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
My wife is wanting to know how much higher the...

My wife is wanting to know how much higher the mast would be sticking up above the roof if we go with the eaves mount. I wasn't sure so I thought I'd ask.
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Nov-2014, 3:06 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Would those options not run into similar issues...

Would those options not run into similar issues maybe with different objects or even the tree that ADTech spoke of. Just wondering your thoughts...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Nov-2014, 2:52 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Yeah I am going to hopefully present the options...

Yeah I am going to hopefully present the options again tomorrow. I know you mentioned about the gage before. What is the primary difference between the 16 and 18 gauge. Does one hold up way better...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Nov-2014, 2:04 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Oops! Yes I meant mast! No worries. I'm...

Oops! Yes I meant mast! No worries. I'm curious what the other experiment you referred to earlier was.

If I get an eaves mount, I'm leaning toward this one: ...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Nov-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
I picked up a 5 foot mount and two of the 10 foot...

I picked up a 5 foot mount and two of the 10 foot mounts. What is the other idea you have?
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Nov-2014, 8:57 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Yes thank you! I will take a look at the picture...

Yes thank you! I will take a look at the picture links when I have a bit more time. I feel the same way about the questions. That's why I am trying to simplify what I need to know. I was mainly...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Nov-2014, 4:12 PM
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Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
It is fine to post them.

It is fine to post them.
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Nov-2014, 3:12 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
To see how well your 91XG is doing, try the...

To see how well your 91XG is doing, try the attenuator test in its coax line between the amp and the input of the AC7. Add enough attenuation to bring the SNR down to 16 dB. This tells you how much...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Nov-2014, 1:46 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
I need the answer to the following questions: ...

I need the answer to the following questions:

O.K. So if I am understanding you right then I need an eavesmount and then either a 5 foot or 10 foot mast (if just moving the C2V) or a 10 foot mast...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Nov-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
I know you suggested possibly moving the 91XG up...

I know you suggested possibly moving the 91XG up to where rabbit is suggested earlier in the thread. What advantage do you see by doing that? In the projection model map using the correct...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Nov-2014, 8:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Let's say that dish doesn't have "legs" is there...

Let's say that dish doesn't have "legs" is there a mount that could be used in its current location that would give it enough height there to alleviate any issues? Just wanting to consider all the...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Nov-2014, 7:56 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
The attic above the garage is where the coax...

The attic above the garage is where the coax enters and the only attic I have access to.
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Nov-2014, 2:49 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
My last question for today has to do with...

My last question for today has to do with alternative antennas. Since I will need to bring someone out (handyman?) to do this for me, I probably need to have an alternative antenna on hand if the...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Nov-2014, 2:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
I don't have any personal experience with this...

I don't have any personal experience with this type of mount, but it looks like the important factors are the gauge of the metal and the strength of your roof at the point where it is fastened.
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Forum: Help With Reception 18-Nov-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Want to make sure this is the correct IBTB: ...

Want to make sure this is the correct IBTB: http://www.amazon.com/Erico-Products-Intersystem-Bonding-Device/dp/B002FYN808
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Nov-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
I regretfully have to say I have no idea. I...

I regretfully have to say I have no idea. I didn't do my own antenna installations.
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Nov-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Any chance you can raise the C2V a little higher...

Any chance you can raise the C2V a little higher on that mount to clear the stack for a test?

Your antennas are in a "valley" between the higher roof on the west side of your house, and the roof...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Nov-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
The coax from the 91XG and C2V enter through the...

The coax from the 91XG and C2V enter through the roof into the attic.

The power meter is on the east side of my home (the same side that I took the side photos of the antennas).

I was looking...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Nov-2014, 1:31 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Here are the 50 dB attenuator results: ...

Here are the 50 dB attenuator results:

Channel 3-1 52% signal strength, 21 dB SNR, RS Corrected 0, RS Uncorrected 60

Channel 3-2 55% signal strength, 22 dB SNR, RS Corrected 0, RS Uncorrected...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Nov-2014, 1:22 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 66,133
Posted By mulliganman
Here are the 40 dB attenuator results (taken at...

Here are the 40 dB attenuator results (taken at 7:40 p.m. on 11-17):

Channel 3-1 52% signal strength, 21 dB SNR, Rs Corrected 0, RS Uncorrected 81

Channel 3-2 52% signal strength, 21 dB SNR, Rs...
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