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Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jan-2011, 5:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
AD Tech Support is awesome. they are sending...

AD Tech Support is awesome.
they are sending out a replacement balun today FREE!!!!!!!!!

This is why I bought a 91XG and not an 8 bay.:D
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jan-2011, 3:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
Thumbs up thanks, actually I saw that but they don't have...

thanks,
actually I saw that but they don't have a turn on date, so I wasn't sure.
also, my 42 will be turning on a translator close by, so I'll get all the networks I want.

thanks for the...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2011, 2:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
yes, that's exactly what I do, antenna, coax,...

yes, that's exactly what I do, antenna, coax, tuner on laptop.

I'm going to make a homemade bowtie and if it gets better reception, then I know its in the balun on the 91xg

Is there such a...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
well, the 75ohm side shows infinite and it occurs...

well, the 75ohm side shows infinite and it occurs to me that of course the other end would be 0 cause its a loop.

so its either corrosion on the 300ohm side of the balun, or I have multipath...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
if the balun was bad, would I get the same...

if the balun was bad, would I get the same performance as a bowtie?
'cause I've tried a bowtie and of course, it only picks up local stations.


and yeah, good point, I troubleshoot computer...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
What would a healthy ohm reading be? could I...

What would a healthy ohm reading be?

could I tie a balun to the input screws and see if I get better signal?
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jan-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
according to the wiki, tvfool is in error. WBIQ...

according to the wiki, tvfool is in error.
WBIQ dropped back to 10 real after the deadline. I don't know why.

I may not have swung around far enough to get WIIQ, but will try tomorrow.
I'll also...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jan-2011, 8:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
the PBS I was talking about is the only uhf I...

the PBS I was talking about is the only uhf I could possibly pick up, its almost 90 degrees from where the rest of the channels are.

the other PBS are VHF.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jan-2011, 7:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
well, i wiki'd wiat42 and found this: On April...

well, i wiki'd wiat42 and found this:
On April 5, 2010, the FCC granted WIAT a construction permit for a digital fill-in translator on their pre-analog allotment Channel 42.[16] The translator will...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jan-2011, 5:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
I straightened the bar and it seemed to help...

I straightened the bar and it seemed to help stabilize the signal slightly, also the horizontal beam of the pickup was off axis from the sight-line, so I straightened that too.

I lowered the...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jan-2011, 4:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
also, on the 91xg, there is a flat bar riveted to...

also, on the 91xg, there is a flat bar riveted to the mast right before the active pickup element, mine may have been bent during shipping, should it be horizontal or bent?
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jan-2011, 4:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
I cant pick up wiat with the laptop. I got it...

I cant pick up wiat with the laptop. I got it once during a rainstorm (low level reflection?)

I understand real vs virtual, I looked at the wrong number in my question about the repeater.

with...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jan-2011, 8:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
Is my problem the repeater to the south?

Is my problem the repeater to the south?
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jan-2011, 8:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,639
Posted By kornnutz
rg6-u or rg11 would be a better source line...

rg6-u or rg11 would be a better source line (antenna to first amp) than the quad.
quad actually has more loss than normal rg-6u.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jan-2011, 7:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,655
Posted By kornnutz
wierd reception problem

my tvfool report is here:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dda32534a98d153

I have an 91XG on a 25' pole pointed approx 71 deg Magnetic or whatever brings in the strongest...
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