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Forum: Help With Reception 13-Aug-2019, 5:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Tower Guy
I believe that you’ve chosen a workable antenna...

I believe that you’ve chosen a workable antenna for your location. I can’t predict if it will get every channel you want. If you have troubles, be sure to try different heights and/or locations on...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Aug-2019, 3:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By Tower Guy
Another way to increase the signal on low band...

Another way to increase the signal on low band VHF is to raise the antenna. This also places the antenna further from interference from inside the house.

Low band VHF seldom needs a preamp, so be...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By Tower Guy
To me it looks like a knock-off of the Winegard...

To me it looks like a knock-off of the Winegard HD-7010.

Click the "SPECS" tab on the following link for a good approximation of performance.

https://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=hd-7010
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 7:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Tower Guy
I love that plan. You’d get to root for the...

I love that plan. You’d get to root for the Buffalo Bills every Sunday!
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jul-2019, 5:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By Tower Guy
Note that the HD Stacker is also rated for FM...

Note that the HD Stacker is also rated for FM reception. It would also get all of the Atlanta TV stations.
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Jul-2019, 1:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Tower Guy
I would suggest the C2MAX for your location.

I would suggest the C2MAX for your location.
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,449
Posted By Tower Guy
I’m thinking that a Winegard HD 7694P or HD7698P...

I’m thinking that a Winegard HD 7694P or HD7698P with a preamp.
Forum: Special Topics 14-Jun-2019, 9:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,774
Posted By Tower Guy
I agree that the problem is likely spurious...

I agree that the problem is likely spurious signals caused by the three strong signals created by the modulator. I don’t know if the problem is internal to the modulator or caused by excessive...
Forum: Special Topics 7-Jun-2019, 1:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,774
Posted By Tower Guy
I would try to avoid the use of a distribution...

I would try to avoid the use of a distribution amp on the output of the modulator.
Forum: Special Topics 6-Jun-2019, 1:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,774
Posted By Tower Guy
Have you also switched your modulator to real...

Have you also switched your modulator to real channels 65, 67, and 69?
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jun-2019, 2:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,188
Posted By Tower Guy
I agree! You need more gain on VHF.

I agree! You need more gain on VHF.
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 28-May-2019, 4:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,344
Posted By Tower Guy
The cool thing about Pluto is that it is a...

The cool thing about Pluto is that it is a programming grid of free streaming services. They have no programming rights expense.
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 47,181
Posted By Tower Guy
Silicone grease is often used on O-rings. That is...

Silicone grease is often used on O-rings. That is what Andrew (now Commscope) packaged with their connectors for high powered coax called Heliax. I never bought any silicone grease because I’ve...
Forum: Antennas 19-May-2019, 6:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,642
Posted By Tower Guy
A UHF antenna designed for channels 14-37 would...

A UHF antenna designed for channels 14-37 would 10% larger than an antenna optimized for 14-51 or 30% larger than an antenna designed for 14-69.

The 91XG is an older 14-69 design.

Some of the...
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 9:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,774
Posted By Tower Guy
This LTE filter will do the same thing as the...

This LTE filter will do the same thing as the LPF-750 and is cheaper. https://www.channelmaster.com/TV_Antenna_LTE_Filter_p/cm-3201.htm
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 8:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,774
Posted By Tower Guy
The 750 MHz Low Pass Filter goes between the...

The 750 MHz Low Pass Filter goes between the antenna and the combiner(splitter). The attenuator goes between the modulator and the combiner (splitter). The attenuator may need to be a bit more or...
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 6:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,774
Posted By Tower Guy
Are your TV channels on 20 and up? If so this...

Are your TV channels on 20 and up? If so this will allow the use of channels 14, 16, and 18.

https://www.solidsignal.com/m/product.aspx?p=nf-469

This model would allow use of channels 65, 67,...
Forum: Antennas 8-May-2019, 5:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,842
Posted By Tower Guy
I’d try two of these: ...

I’d try two of these:

https://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Fair-Rite/0446164281?qs=JTtBSkyWskj2uxQv9S476g%3D%3D&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI6a_GlLaM4gIVUFmGCh3IsAoXEAQYBCABEgIC1PD_BwE

Put one on the...
Forum: Antennas 7-May-2019, 6:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,045
Posted By Tower Guy
Q3 appears to be a voltage regulator for Q2. If...

Q3 appears to be a voltage regulator for Q2. If the voltage on inductor L16 is not 3 volts +/-, change Q3.
Forum: Antennas 7-May-2019, 6:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,045
Posted By Tower Guy
The LNA-200 appears to amplify UHF and VHF...

The LNA-200 appears to amplify UHF and VHF separately. Q2 is the UHF amp. Q1 is the VHF amplifier. While both could be bad, if the amp works in VHF but not UHF, change only Q1. If it works on UHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2019, 1:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,041
Posted By Tower Guy
I suspect a problem at KMGH’s LPTV station in...

I suspect a problem at KMGH’s LPTV station in Fort Collins. Both KMGH and the LPTV station would appear as 7-1. I doubt that your existing antenna is capable of picking up KMGH on VHF from Denver.
Forum: Help With Reception 2-May-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,585
Posted By Tower Guy
Yes, the database on rabbitears.info is just...

Yes, the database on rabbitears.info is just about perfect. The current tvfool database has the locations of many of the repacked stations as longitude 00 00 00 and latitude 00 00 00. This seems to...
Forum: Antennas 27-Apr-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,934
Posted By Tower Guy
It looks to me like two CM 3016 lashed onto a...

It looks to me like two CM 3016 lashed onto a common book.
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2019, 8:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,267
Posted By Tower Guy
👍 Very good insight.

👍

Very good insight.
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Apr-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,267
Posted By Tower Guy
I like the post repack search feature on...

I like the post repack search feature on rabbitears.info.
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