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Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,066
Posted By siriusxmfan
Cable tv doesnt want my business

Getting 42 channels with my antennas, I do miss my directv...Alot, that being said, I really wanted tio save some money if I went back to a pay TV situation, so, Cable had a real great deal, Or, at...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Sep-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
Haven't been on here for awhile, I am still...

Haven't been on here for awhile, I am still getting great reception. My VHF Antenna though has to be rewired, I joined a few 6 foot sections of coax together with those coax connectors that just...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Jun-2011, 8:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
Now getting 38 channels, then somtimes 42...

Now getting 38 channels, then somtimes 42 channels. Was getting 48 Channels at the start. However, I am getting all the ones I want. A neighbor told me that atmospheric conditions, foliage etc will...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-May-2011, 6:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
Forgot to add, You want me to communicate about...

Forgot to add, You want me to communicate about the "Actual reception parts of my situation" Antenna is about 25ft off ground, Mounted on a ten foot mast which is attached to a chimmney, the YAGI is...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-May-2011, 8:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
Thanks John, read your postings, I hope free TV...

Thanks John, read your postings, I hope free TV does not go away. I dont think it totally will, but, I think there may some changes coming, like some of it really going away....forever. I did not do...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-May-2011, 1:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
As for the magnetic compass reading, I do not...

As for the magnetic compass reading, I do not know at all what it is, I simply made a mark on the antenna mast and top mounting bracket before I moved the antenna to where it points to now. I just...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-May-2011, 2:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
Hooked up the YAGI Tonight, turned the XG antenna...

Hooked up the YAGI Tonight, turned the XG antenna a little, now getting 49 channels!! Amazing, two come out of providence, RI and one is from portland Maine. Now I am re-thinking the rotor as I think...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 26-May-2011, 6:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,703
Posted By siriusxmfan
Does anyone regret shutting Pay TV Off?

I was wondering if anyone regrets shutting off cable or dish? We are getting ready to get rid of the dish, I then read where OTA may or may not be free after awhile. We are tired for paying big...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2011, 9:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
I should add one more thing, I had a Terk HDTVo...

I should add one more thing, I had a Terk HDTVo antenna up and it was getting 28 channels, as to whether or not it was pointing in the right direction is unknown, I did not take a compass reading...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2011, 1:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=2...

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d5747ec3dae9a5b I guess this is what the report is?
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2011, 1:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
What is a tvfool forecast? And thast click here...

What is a tvfool forecast? And thast click here thing? What is that supposed to do, Sorry, I looked at it and I dont get what it is I am supposed to do. Anyway, Antenna is on roof, 34 channels I am...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-May-2011, 1:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
Update

Put together antenna last night, put it on mast and connectd it to fence post temporairly, on the ground, I am getting 28 channels. In the air, my other terk antenna got 28-30 channels, I was a...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-May-2011, 6:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,297
Posted By siriusxmfan
GC 8799 $9.99 ea Vent Mount Up to 1 1/4" mast ...

GC 8799 $9.99 ea Vent Mount
Up to 1 1/4" mast
Up to 3" pipe

I bought one of these from Starke electronics in Worcester mass(Online that is) and it came in today, I am going to order another...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-May-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,452
Posted By siriusxmfan
Well, I am going to go with the Compression...

Well, I am going to go with the Compression connectors for sure, now will check out the tools, Thanks, you guys have given me a great bunch of advice and direction to go in. Will post on how I do, ...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-May-2011, 4:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,452
Posted By siriusxmfan
As for the compression connectors, What brand of...

As for the compression connectors, What brand of compression tool is a good one, The one I saw on youtube that they used cost $75-$80.00!! I then saw one made by klien(A very reliable company, I...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-May-2011, 2:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,452
Posted By siriusxmfan
Rg6 cable connectors-what kind?

What are the best type of RG6 Cable connectors to use in your opinions? I see they have compression one's and saw a video on them, then they have the gool old crimp style, for which I have a tool...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-May-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,297
Posted By siriusxmfan
The peak of roof mount is out as I have a peak...

The peak of roof mount is out as I have a peak vent running right down the middle of the roof. I then thought about using a tripod, but did not want to run guide wires all over the place, although...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-May-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,297
Posted By siriusxmfan
Thanks for the replies, I think I am going to go...

Thanks for the replies, I think I am going to go with a Vent pipe mount, the vent pipe is on the back of my house, however, with a mast attached to it, the antenna will be able to see over the peak...
Forum: Reception Devices 16-May-2011, 8:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 41,403
Posted By siriusxmfan
I went and looked at that, I am going to get that...

I went and looked at that, I am going to get that for sure. Thanks for posting the info about it.
Forum: Help With Reception 16-May-2011, 5:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,496
Posted By siriusxmfan
I just bought 2 Antennas and live in Southern NH,...

I just bought 2 Antennas and live in Southern NH, The first is a Antennas direct 91XG, I went online and found this place called buy.com and got it from them, though it came from a place called Solid...
Forum: Reception Devices 16-May-2011, 5:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 41,403
Posted By siriusxmfan
Wow, this is great stuff! So you have a tuner...

Wow, this is great stuff! So you have a tuner that hooks up to your computer via ethernet? Where does one buy the unit that the antenna cable goes into, and the ethernet hooks up to?
Forum: Help With Reception 16-May-2011, 5:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,297
Posted By siriusxmfan
Using directv mast

I want to mount a Y5-7-13 antenna to a directv mast Looking up, it looks as if the directv mast looks as if it has a larger diameter mast. Anyone have any ideas on what I could do to mount antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-May-2011, 1:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
AntennasDirect XG-91 Is now put together, but...

AntennasDirect XG-91 Is now put together, but since it is raining all week, poured yesterday, I cannot get it on the roof, So, I hooked it up just for the heck of it while it is sitting on my dinning...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-May-2011, 2:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
He is getting really good reception with his...

He is getting really good reception with his setup. But as you can see, I did take tigerbangs advice and got the two antennas and pre-amp. Now have to get better weather in order to install them. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Dec-2010, 1:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 13,957
Posted By siriusxmfan
Hi Tigerbangs, You responded to me before oveer...

Hi Tigerbangs, You responded to me before oveer at another forum, when I was going to use ONLY the Terk HDTV outdoor antenna, As for the stations to north of me, I get those fine...with the terk hdtv...
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