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Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jun-2018, 7:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome to the forum, bnewt Can you tell us...

Welcome to the forum, bnewt

Can you tell us what channels and subchannels you are talking about and show us a TVFool signal report?

You can do a report here:...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jun-2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By rabbit73
Don't give up until you try a few experiments;...

Don't give up until you try a few experiments; every location is unique.

There are hot and cold signal spots on any property; the signal strength is not the same at every location.

Try a...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jun-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By rabbit73
If the antenna looks like this: ...

If the antenna looks like this:
https://www.amazon.com/Winegard-Company-Compact-Antenna-HD7000R/dp/B001TIQ6SW

then the DB4e might improve the reception.

But when you say:
My reaction is that...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Jun-2018, 3:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, mrubin Thank you for the signal...

Hello, mrubin

Thank you for the signal report. What antenna do you have on the roof now and what channels do you get with it?

TVFool is using a defective database to generate reports, so there...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Jun-2018, 1:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By rabbit73
That would mess up the reception. When first...

That would mess up the reception. When first installed, was one panel aimed at 10 degrees true/23 degrees magnetic and the other panel aimed at 111/124?
They are two of your weaker channels from...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-May-2018, 5:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the report; glad to hear all is OK.

Thanks for the report; glad to hear all is OK.
Forum: Help With Reception 27-May-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By rabbit73
hello, tsigwing Your TVFool report is no...

hello, tsigwing

Your TVFool report is no longer on the server:


KXAS is moving from channel 41 to 24 on Wed May 30th. My guess is that they are running with reduced power so that the antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-May-2018, 7:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By rabbit73
You do have two FM transmitters from the ENE only...

You do have two FM transmitters from the ENE only 3.2 miles away, but they don't look like a serious threat because they are not high power....
Forum: Help With Reception 22-May-2018, 2:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you. First estimated location now at 25 ft:...

Thank you. First estimated location now at 25 ft:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d9038fbae7e20d8

Yup, it matches now.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-May-2018, 2:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By rabbit73
Your previous signal report is no longer on the...

Your previous signal report is no longer on the server:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d51347570c1f198

but I think this is pretty close:...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-May-2018, 1:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome to the forum, raym Thank you for the...

Welcome to the forum, raym

Thank you for the report and the photo

Trees wiil block TV signals, but it is difficult to predict how much.

TVFool is using a defective database, so there are...
Forum: TV Database Updates 28-Apr-2018, 1:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 982
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, eastavin You are correct; WNED isn't...

Hello, eastavin

You are correct; WNED isn't listed on a TVFool report. They are using a defective database with many errors to generate reports. I doubt that any corrections will be made, because...
Forum: TV Database Updates 21-Apr-2018, 8:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,593
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, you are correct; KCBS doesn't show on a...

Yes, you are correct; KCBS doesn't show on a TVFool report:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d9038e71a22e609

but it does show on a report from rabbitears.info:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Apr-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,259
Posted By rabbit73
Reducing the strength of WPXC ION should make it...

Reducing the strength of WPXC ION should make it possible to use a preamp to make it easier to receive your weaker signals, but I can't guarantee it; you must be willing to experiment.
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Apr-2018, 2:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,259
Posted By rabbit73
Hello again, TX1228 Which channels are...

Hello again, TX1228

Which channels are giving you a problem?

Are you splitting the signals for more than one TV? If you are, are those channels better on just one TV without the splitter?

Do...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Mar-2018, 8:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,428
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the report; your test results are...

Thanks for the report; your test results are encouraging. Keep experimenting to see what works.
I know you want just one antenna to get everything from the west and north, but it might not be that...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Mar-2018, 6:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome back, Hillbilly Hermit Thank you for...

Welcome back, Hillbilly Hermit

Thank you for the signal report. It looks like the one I did for you based on the coordinates you gave to me for your house.

Raising the antenna to 50 feet at...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Mar-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,428
Posted By rabbit73
I wish I could give you some easy answers for...

I wish I could give you some easy answers for your reception problem, but you have a difficult location. You will just have to continue with your antenna experiments to see what works, and in so...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Mar-2018, 7:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,428
Posted By rabbit73
Trees block TV signals, especially when they are...

Trees block TV signals, especially when they are wet.

http://www.hdtvprimer.com/antennas/siting.html
Scroll down to Trees and UHF if the hdtvprimer.com site is up.

extract from that page:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Mar-2018, 5:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,428
Posted By rabbit73
This signal report from rabbitears.info shows the...

This signal report from rabbitears.info shows the channels you want:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3138&d=1521911408


It does look like you will need two antennas to get...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Mar-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,428
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for making the test with the ground...

Thank you for making the test with the ground connection for the attic antenna. An indoor antenna is not required by the NEC code to be grounded, but in your case it helped because the very strong...
Forum: Antennas 23-Mar-2018, 6:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50,603
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Geezer64; welcome back. I see you have...

Hello, Geezer64; welcome back. I see you have been here before; your previous threads for reference:
Advice in Eastern NC 5-Aug-2014
http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=14724

To switch or...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2018, 7:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,428
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3134&d=1521745379

Thank you for the photo of your outside antenna; it looks like a Winegard HD-1080.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2018, 6:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,428
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

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

For best reception of WCCU, the antenna should be aimed at WCCU. The cardboard covered with aluminum foil should be at least...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,347
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Dave; welcome to the forum. I see you...

Hello, Dave; welcome to the forum.

I see you are now able to post. Your report is only resolved to block level because you left out the W in your address. With the W added, it looks like this:...
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