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Forum: Antennas 14-Aug-2019, 2:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By bobsgarage
Tripelo, what can you tell us about the "area...

Tripelo, what can you tell us about the "area special" antennas? Did all the manufacturers make them at the time?

Were they custom-ordered by installers? Or were they mass produced for a certain...
Forum: Antennas 12-Aug-2019, 1:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By bobsgarage
Hahaha! It's an Area 51 antenna .Top secret! ...

Hahaha! It's an Area 51 antenna .Top secret!

The reason you don't see this thread near the top is because "sticky threads" in this forum. Some of those sticky / permanent threads are out dated.
...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 1-Aug-2019, 5:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,935
Posted By bobsgarage
No Admin

Yes, I believe there is no admin at least every day. It took me awhile over a month to get approved for my tvfool membership.
Forum: Antennas 1-Aug-2019, 5:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By bobsgarage
Antenna spotting in Kenosha #4

Just for fun.

While driving around K-Town, I found these 2 antennas with a strange-looking device at the UHF / reflector end. I believe the two antennas are different models possibly from the...
Forum: Antennas 23-May-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,514
Posted By bobsgarage
As always, thanks Rabbit. I can't upload phone...

As always, thanks Rabbit. I can't upload phone pictures easily. My phone photo program doesn't allow for resizing and most of the time when I upload a photo from my phone it gets rejected for being...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 23-May-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94,195
Posted By bobsgarage
Bye-bye to the troll!!

You're welcome! It was time!
Forum: Welcome 23-May-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68,302
Posted By bobsgarage
This whole thread should be deleted! What kind of...

This whole thread should be deleted! What kind of nonsensical crap was that first post?
Forum: Antennas 22-May-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,514
Posted By bobsgarage
I found a company that specializes in re-pack antennas.

The title of this post isn't entirely true actually rabbit 73 gave me the links in another forum. I actually wrote the company an email and got back some good responses. Unfortunately they are in...
Forum: Antennas 22-May-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,514
Posted By bobsgarage
Marketing, not common sense rules corporate

OTAFAN,

Thanks for your comments. I wanted to address all your thoughts. You are a welcome addition to this forum.



that's the problem with today's companies. They have to make maximum...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-May-2019, 7:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By bobsgarage
Thanks for getting the offender banned. I wonder...

Thanks for getting the offender banned. I wonder if we could delete some of the gibberish? A while back one of the other administrators cleaned up a couple of the threads. He got rid of the gibberish...
Forum: Antennas 20-May-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,514
Posted By bobsgarage
You speak of 15 - 36? are they doing away with...

You speak of 15 - 36? are they doing away with channel 14 also?

So how would you modify a 91 XG? Asking for a friend :).

Seriously though I've seen some of those hi tech computer simulations...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-May-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By bobsgarage
Rabbit is tired of the trolling.

Well, I hope rabbit does come here to comment but as you have noticed, he has been staying away.

I'm not going to speak for him but you remember his comments from a while back about the constant...
Forum: Antennas 19-May-2019, 6:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,514
Posted By bobsgarage
I think that as the UHF Spectrum gets smaller the...

I think that as the UHF Spectrum gets smaller the antennas will get smaller also, which is good news for the manufacturers. Especially Antennas Direct who wants their antennas to fit on a store...
Forum: Antennas 19-May-2019, 6:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,514
Posted By bobsgarage
What would a new 14 through 37 antenna look like?

So, what would a new UHF antenna optimized for channels 14 through 37 look like?
For example would a 91XG be a little shorter? But it have different spacing on the elements?
Do the whiskers get...
Forum: Antennas 18-May-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,514
Posted By bobsgarage
2020 Repack and Antenna Design

Hi all,

With the new repack and station reassignments and all the channels being below 36, wouldn't it be prudent for manufacturers to redesign antennas?

I know what the marketing answer is. If...
Forum: Antennas 14-May-2019, 7:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,735
Posted By bobsgarage
Thanks for the tip. I have seen those things and...

Thanks for the tip. I have seen those things and often wondered what they did. the price are selling them for it's a great bargain.
Forum: Antennas 8-May-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,735
Posted By bobsgarage
I'm not sure what a switching power supply is, is...

I'm not sure what a switching power supply is, is it one of those multiple receptacles with a switch for each receptacle? It cannot be used with an extension cord further away from the TV?

I...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-May-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,538
Posted By bobsgarage
Hey Joe, as long as your solution works for you...

Hey Joe, as long as your solution works for you that's the main thing. Myself, I'm having fun with it. It's my personality. It's like fixing a car for me. I find out the problem I fix it and I don't...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-May-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,538
Posted By bobsgarage
Hi Joe, Thanks for some clarification. ...

Hi Joe,

Thanks for some clarification.

So you're not combining the antennas? You're running separate antenna cables to each room?

I was under the impression that you were getting...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Apr-2019, 6:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,538
Posted By bobsgarage
I read your post. I'll probably have to read it...

I read your post. I'll probably have to read it again, probably a few times.

It might help others for sure, you should submit a picture. Or two. Maybe even a diagram. How did you combine all...
Forum: Antennas 30-Apr-2019, 1:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,860
Posted By bobsgarage
Smile Rabbit, hahaha, I'm just messing with you! I know...

Rabbit, hahaha, I'm just messing with you! I know you well enough to know, you're a good man with a good heart, and anyone who put up with my A.D.D. (antenna distraction disorder) and keeps...
Forum: Antennas 29-Apr-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,860
Posted By bobsgarage
Ouch! Which system? My latest failure is the...

Ouch! Which system? My latest failure is the combining of two C4 Max's. Actually, you're right, I'm still looking for the ultimate solution. To be honest with you though I'm having fun and learning...
Forum: Antennas 29-Apr-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,860
Posted By bobsgarage
Red face A. D. D. Antenna distraction disorder.

Hi Joe, I have to agree with you it looks like they cut two RadioShack VU160 antennas in half, joined them and called it an antenna.,Lol!

I'm not sure what they were doing, the construction looks...
Forum: Antennas 27-Apr-2019, 5:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,860
Posted By bobsgarage
Antenna Spotting in Kenosha #3

Here's another one, apparently the guy is trying to get signals from North and South. I wonder if he still uses it seeing how he has the 8 Bays underneath them?

Can anybody ID that antenna? Or...
Forum: Antennas 26-Apr-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,975
Posted By bobsgarage
Cool 4228 HD is capable of some VHF

Sorry, since I don't own a 4228HD I really can't say that much about it. However, I've heard it can pick up some VHF. Apparently the old 4228 was better and actually picked up some VHF although they...
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