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Forum: TV Database Updates Yesterday, 3:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,137
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Broadcastguy2015 Welcome to the...

Hello, Broadcastguy2015

Welcome to the forum.
That is true. TVFool reports always list the real (AKA physical) channel, but often do not include the virtual (AKA display) channel. I doubt that...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Feb-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,227
Posted By rabbit73
I used 25 feet for the RabbitEars report; the...

I used 25 feet for the RabbitEars report; the same as the TVFool report. If you inspect the link for the report, you will see the antenna height at the end of the link. I used the same short...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Feb-2018, 9:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,460
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3099&d=1519074225

Thank you for the report and the interesting photo of your attic antenna. I edited the photo to make it easier to see the...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Feb-2018, 3:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,227
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, dsmguy7 I suggest the Winegard...

Hello, dsmguy7

I suggest the Winegard HD7694P aimed at 80 degrees magnetic.

WXXV seems to be missing from the TVFool report, but it shows up on a rabbitears.info report:
...
Forum: Antennas 13-Feb-2018, 2:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 319,103
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the interesting photos of your dish. ...

Thanks for the interesting photos of your dish.

Bowties are full wave dipoles. Since they are a collinear pair of dipoles spaced very close together, they don't have a lot of gain over a halfwave...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Feb-2018, 2:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,526
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for your permission. It doesn't look...

Thank you for your permission. It doesn't look like your neighbor's roof blocks the signals, but the trees might affect both directions from the south:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Feb-2018, 1:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,874
Posted By rabbit73
OK, here it is: ...

OK, here it is:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3090&d=1518483739

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3091&d=1518483772
...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Feb-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,874
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the report; that's much better! ...

Thanks for the report; that's much better!

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2818&d=1501114115

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2819&d=1501114252
...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Feb-2018, 6:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,526
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you; I keep trying and learning more. Um,...

Thank you; I keep trying and learning more.
Um, you are close, but not exactly.

It is the real channel number that determines what antenna is needed.

VHF-Low, real channels 2-6
VHF-High,...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Feb-2018, 1:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,526
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the additional information about...

Thank you for the additional information about your location. I looked at the satellite view and WESH 18 does seem to clear your neighbor's roof, but there are trees beyond his house that look like...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Feb-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 20,526
Posted By rabbit73
You already have the best antenna for 18. ...

You already have the best antenna for 18.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3081&d=1518217301

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3082&d=1518217332
...
Forum: TV Database Updates 9-Feb-2018, 2:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66,406
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Ken TVFool is using a defective...

Hello, Ken

TVFool is using a defective database for reports, so there will be errors.

This thread tells the story about the problem:
***RESOLVED 1/30/18!!!*** WAS: Alert*** New database has...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Feb-2018, 8:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,874
Posted By rabbit73
OTAFAN covered it pretty well. Try an unused...

OTAFAN covered it pretty well. Try an unused frequency at the high end and low end to listen for electrical interference noise. Electrical interference on the AM band can be strong enough to affect...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Feb-2018, 2:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,874
Posted By rabbit73
OK, thank you for the images. So, it isn't...

OK, thank you for the images.

So, it isn't just channel 40.

There must be something wrong with your equipment or you have a serious interference problem.

Your signals are strong because of...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Feb-2018, 3:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,874
Posted By rabbit73
You have the original 7777 which doesn't overload...

You have the original 7777 which doesn't overload easily, and all your signals are weak.

Is the problem only with channel 40, or all channels?
Forum: Special Topics 6-Feb-2018, 3:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 29,500
Posted By rabbit73
That is correct. Time for a new rotator, if...

That is correct.

Time for a new rotator, if you need to rotate the antennas.
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Feb-2018, 3:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,874
Posted By rabbit73
No You were doing so well with channel 40 in...

No

You were doing so well with channel 40 in your last thread, what has changed since then?
Suggestions for improvements?
http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=16060
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Feb-2018, 8:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,890
Posted By rabbit73
The CM7777HD/Amplify preamp that you have...

The CM7777HD/Amplify preamp that you have selected is suitable for your location.

Preamp gain can not compensate for an antenna that is too small. If the signal coming out of the antenna is a weak...
Forum: Special Topics 4-Feb-2018, 7:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 29,500
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3071&d=1517772822

Hello, jerry

What you have up there is too much for that little rotator. If you must use a small rotator, you should use a...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Feb-2018, 3:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,890
Posted By rabbit73
The picture shows a UHF antenna for real channels...

The picture shows a UHF antenna for real channels 14-51, and an antenna for VHF-High, real channels 7-13. His antennas do not cover VHF-Low, real channels 2-6.

You have WLBZ on real channel 2, so...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Feb-2018, 3:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,890
Posted By rabbit73
This is how jrgagne99 mounted his antennas in a...

This is how jrgagne99 mounted his antennas in a tree:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2930&d=1507315857

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2931&d=1507315899...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Feb-2018, 2:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,890
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3069&d=1517627610

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3070&d=1517628039

Thank you for the more accurate report. To receive...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Feb-2018, 1:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By rabbit73
I agree with ADTech. The CS2MAX or the C2V...

I agree with ADTech. The CS2MAX or the C2V without reflector and with the VHF dipole, has the wide bi-directional 70 degree beamwidth that might work for you.
All channels, or just certain channels?...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Feb-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome, hansmike What yagis are you using?...

Welcome, hansmike

What yagis are you using? Are they for UHF only, or also for VHF for WWLP NBC on real channel 11?
Yes, sometimes it works; sometimes, not. First, you try each antenna separate...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2018, 7:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,290
Posted By rabbit73
Inside is not a good antenna location for your...

Inside is not a good antenna location for your signals. Attic would be a little better; outside would be best.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3066&d=1517426172
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