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Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 5:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,151
Posted By ADTech
No, but it depends on the circumstances. Kind of...

No, but it depends on the circumstances. Kind of like asking if a larger diameter garden hose is "always better".
Forum: TV Database Updates 10-Aug-2018, 5:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 951
Posted By ADTech
Inflatable building aka "air-supported dome"....

Inflatable building aka "air-supported dome". Since that one is near the athletic fields, it's probably being used as a facility for the sports teams or other sports activities. They're quick to put...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2018, 2:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By ADTech
Do keep in mind that when combining antennas...

Do keep in mind that when combining antennas aimed in different directions, you also incur about a 6-7 dB signal power loss. Barring phase cancellation issues, that also means you may well loose...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By ADTech
Once you get such a hodge-podge of antennas tied...

Once you get such a hodge-podge of antennas tied together, it's impossible to predict whether or not it will work. You'd simply have to try it and see.


Trying to combine multiple antennas with...
Forum: Special Topics 27-Jul-2018, 5:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,925
Posted By ADTech
Try wrapping it with aluminum foil.

Try wrapping it with aluminum foil.
Forum: Special Topics 27-Jul-2018, 2:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,925
Posted By ADTech
The batteries in the earphone set will not cause...

The batteries in the earphone set will not cause this. Because your earphones are infrared from the transmitter, I would not expect them to directly receive the interference from the power supply...
Forum: Special Topics 27-Jul-2018, 1:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,925
Posted By ADTech
Hmmm.... Did anything in particular change that...

Hmmm.... Did anything in particular change that was coincidental to the beginning of the interference?


Have you gone in and re-seated any audio patch cords between the TV and the transmitter?
Forum: Special Topics 26-Jul-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,925
Posted By ADTech
OEM or aftermarket power supply?

OEM or aftermarket power supply?
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jul-2018, 3:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,736
Posted By ADTech
Potentially useful resources: ...

Potentially useful resources:


http://sutrotower.com See the section regarding the repacking plan

http://www.larrykenney.com/ Has several sections related to SF broadcasting and Sutro...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Jul-2018, 1:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,151
Posted By ADTech
That information is for TV broadcasting, it has...

That information is for TV broadcasting, it has nothing to do with "broadband".
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Jul-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,151
Posted By ADTech
You're confusing vertical polarization with...

You're confusing vertical polarization with vertical stacking of separate antennas. Different animals. Two bay, four bay, and eight bay antennas are all examples of antennas that include a vertical...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jun-2018, 1:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,520
Posted By ADTech
Both of the stations cited are VHF. You were...

Both of the stations cited are VHF. You were sold a UHF-only antenna which would certainly not be expected to get them.
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Jun-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By ADTech
bnewt, This is not going to be an antenna...

bnewt,


This is not going to be an antenna reception issue. Most likely, there something just a bit misconfigured in the way the station is broadcasting that particular sub-channel and the...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jun-2018, 5:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By ADTech
Neither will solve his particular issue.

Neither will solve his particular issue.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jun-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By ADTech
The problem is occurring because both antennas...

The problem is occurring because both antennas are picking up WTXF (check the DB8e by itself to verify) and the signals are effectively cancelling(destructively interfering with) each other resulting...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jun-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By ADTech
Multiple possibilities: 1. Unfortunate...

Multiple possibilities:


1. Unfortunate antenna location (dead spot or reflection that affects that particular channel only). Move the antenna and retest.


2. Interference from localized...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-May-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Posted By ADTech
I wouldn't expect an FM filter to provide any...

I wouldn't expect an FM filter to provide any relief for interference issues up in the UHF band, the math makes that fairly unlikely. Similarly, I also wouldn't expect 600 MHz cellular to cause...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-May-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Posted By ADTech
What channel (real)? Do you live in a...

What channel (real)?



Do you live in a rural (or semi-rural) location where you or a neighbor might be using an electric fence for livestock, or other critters? Dog containment "invisible"...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-May-2018, 1:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By ADTech
I've had a couple of customers with Firesticks...

I've had a couple of customers with Firesticks and Chromecast devices that were radiating and interfering with reception, particularly on VHF channels. I've also run into TV sets that interfered...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-May-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,328
Posted By ADTech
Sure, they're perfectly compatible for indoor use.

Sure, they're perfectly compatible for indoor use.
Forum: Help With Reception 11-May-2018, 8:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,328
Posted By ADTech
Mark, Sure, you can use the line amp...

Mark,

Sure, you can use the line amp (indoors only, it's not made for the weather) with the C2MAX.

I'm not surprised about receiving WTNH with an Eclipse, but i'm pretty sure that the signals...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-May-2018, 5:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,328
Posted By ADTech
I'm sorry, I still have no idea what you're...

I'm sorry, I still have no idea what you're referring to.

Best of luck!
Forum: Help With Reception 11-May-2018, 4:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,328
Posted By ADTech
I'm sorry, I'm still confused. There's nothing on...

I'm sorry, I'm still confused. There's nothing on or about our antennas that we refer to by "AGL". The only term associated with antennas that might be reasonably abbreviated as "AGL" that I can...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-May-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,328
Posted By ADTech
I'm sorry, I have no idea what it is that you're...

I'm sorry, I have no idea what it is that you're calling an "AGL".
Forum: Help With Reception 11-May-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,328
Posted By ADTech
Mark, Our new models, the "Flex" and the...

Mark,


Our new models, the "Flex" and the picture frame version "View", include a very effective VHF element in addition to the UHF element used in the Eclipse. That's why they're lot larger as...
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