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Forum: Help With Reception 16-Oct-2018, 3:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Just an update. I installed the TVPRAMP1R this...

Just an update. I installed the TVPRAMP1R this weekend and it makes a significant difference. There were no dropouts on NBC (my hardest to reach American station) and the Canadian channels in the...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Sep-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Thank you, this helps to make more sense of it. ...

Thank you, this helps to make more sense of it. In your opinion do you think it is worth me trying a preamp like the RCA model?
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Sep-2018, 6:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Correct, I'm pointing at around 195. Agreed,...

Correct, I'm pointing at around 195.

Agreed, this probably should have been tagged onto my other post.
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Sep-2018, 3:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Looking for guidance around preamps

Hi Everyone,

I want to thank everyone for the amazing help I've received so far. Because of this forum, I'm getting some great college football, NFL and sports playoffs all for a bit of work and...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Sep-2018, 4:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Just a follow-up for this thread. I got up...

Just a follow-up for this thread.

I got up on the roof and instead of pointing at 175 degrees, I went to about 195. I seem to still be getting the US channels well (enjoyed the Buffalo and...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2018, 4:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Very good. I will try to get up there and let...

Very good. I will try to get up there and let you know how I do.

Thanks again for the help everyone.
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2018, 4:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Thank you all. I have some interesting options...

Thank you all. I have some interesting options to try.

One last thought. I have an Eaglestar antenna from my old install:...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2018, 2:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Haha. Actually, Canada is a world leader in...

Haha. Actually, Canada is a world leader in children's programming! My toddler loves the TVO morning lineup.

Perhaps I will try to get up on the roof this weekend and do a little aiming with the...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2018, 8:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Not a bad idea to take a TV up to the roof! ...

Not a bad idea to take a TV up to the roof! Would I be right in thinking that there is about a 3db insertion loss by going into the preamp?
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2018, 7:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,803
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Help with reception in south Ajax

Hi Everyone,

Well I ended up moving and I'm in an interesting spot for OTA reception. This house is about 1000 feet from lake Ontario but it is in a heavily treed area. Here are the details for...
Forum: Special Topics 24-Jul-2018, 8:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,859
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Caulking the screws of an eave mount

Hi Everyone,

I have just moved into a new house and would like to mount my 8 bay antenna to the eave of the house with an eave mount kit (CM-9030). As I plan to screw the eave mount kit at the...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2016, 3:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,462
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Just an update. We installed the Db8e and it is...

Just an update. We installed the Db8e and it is way better than the old eagle antenna. I don't even need the preamp now and all my stations are consistently clear. Thanks to everyone for the help.
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2016, 8:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,462
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Ok, very helpful, thanks!

Ok, very helpful, thanks!
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2016, 5:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,462
Posted By BrooklinOTA
One other problem I've encountered... The...

One other problem I've encountered... The installer is saying that the J pole I currently have will not support the DB8e. Does that make sense to you?

(please see the picture above.)
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Sep-2016, 9:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,462
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Many thanks and I hope you have a quick recovery...

Many thanks and I hope you have a quick recovery from the accident. I think I will have a local installer put the antenna up.
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Sep-2016, 8:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,462
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Dang, you're good! Thanks Rabbit!

Dang, you're good! Thanks Rabbit!
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Sep-2016, 5:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,462
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Thanks Rabbit. Any concern of overloading...

Thanks Rabbit.

Any concern of overloading the TV tuners with the CM7778 and DB8e combined?
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Aug-2016, 3:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,462
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Thanks Rabbit: WGRZ-DT

Thanks Rabbit: WGRZ-DT
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2016, 1:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,462
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Raise antenna up or get something better?

Hi everyone,

Just wanted to thank everyone for the help I've had from this forum over the years.

I have an antenna mounted to the roof on a J pole. The antenna is an Eaglestar that some rave...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Sep-2015, 3:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,053
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Thanks for the help. All I have right now is the...

Thanks for the help. All I have right now is the coax grounded to the house electrical system ground through a copper wire. In other words the copper wire is going from the screw at the splitter...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2015, 9:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,053
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Grounding an outdoor antenna inside the house

Hi,

I recently had a local installer put in an antenna on the roof. He ended up installing it and the reception is great but the only place where it is grounded is at my fuse box in the basement....
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Sep-2015, 5:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,656
Posted By BrooklinOTA
So after messing around with the 8 bay in my...

So after messing around with the 8 bay in my attic dozens of times, the antenna was so destroyed that I ditched it. I did end up with an outdoor install of this weird Island Eagle Antenna:...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2015, 4:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,656
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Very good. Thanks so much for your help.

Very good. Thanks so much for your help.
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2015, 3:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,656
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Thanks so much for your replies. Ok, so if was...

Thanks so much for your replies. Ok, so if was to mount an antenna on the roof (about 30 feet up), what would your thoughts be around installing something like this:...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2015, 1:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,656
Posted By BrooklinOTA
Thanks for the replies, my antenna is the...

Thanks for the replies, my antenna is the Digiwave ANT7285.
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