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Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2013, 3:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,174
Posted By ant
Question How about OTA antenna(s/e) don't have 360 degrees...

How about OTA antenna(s/e) don't have 360 degrees design for transmitters are from all over and not specified direction?
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Dec-2013, 8:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,174
Posted By ant
Thumbs up Yes, that was my question. Thank you. It is...

Yes, that was my question. Thank you. It is interesting to see the curved DB (design/type)s of antenna(s/e). I assume that just started. I used those indoor types, RCA ANT751R, and CM4228 since last...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Dec-2013, 6:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,174
Posted By ant
Question Do new OTA antenna(s/e) improve over time?

Like did they improve from last year at all, or are they mostly the same? How about since analog days? This is assuming those indoor and outdoor types.

Thank you in advance. :)
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 59,321
Posted By ant
Post I'm back again, but with good and bad news... I...

I'm back again, but with good and bad news... I went back this to the new place early morning. OTA was still good with an overcast cold weather (nice change from the crazy hot summer weather lately),...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jul-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 59,321
Posted By ant
Just a follow-up that a possible resolved issue...

Just a follow-up that a possible resolved issue with my OTA in the new house. http://zimage.com/~ant/MiCasa2/ for the current photos. (will be removing them later for disk spaces and bandwidth) of CM...
Forum: Special Topics 23-Jul-2012, 4:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Question Is this Rocketfish™ - Bidirectional Mini Drop Amplifier (Model: RF-G1179) a pre-amp?

Hello.

Just in case I still need to buy a pre-amp for the outdoor CM-4228HD antenna to the attic and then into the four rooms. Is this Rocketfish™ Bidirectional Mini Drop Amplifier (Model:...
Forum: Special Topics 22-Jul-2012, 5:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Arrow FYI,...

FYI, http://zimage.com/~ant/MiCasa2/DisconnectedDishPowerACwithCoaxCableOutlet.jpg for that power AC since I found it again and had my old digital camera with me this time. I tried connecting its...
Forum: Special Topics 22-Jul-2012, 4:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 72,802
Posted By ant
Post Darn, that RMS splitter did NOT help so it is...

Darn, that RMS splitter did NOT help so it is sounds like the coax cables. The one in the attic is from GE (General Electrics) and NOT RadioShack (sorry!) that was $25. FYI, I took...
Forum: Special Topics 20-Jul-2012, 6:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72,802
Posted By ant
Question I also found an used/old three ports splitter...

I also found an used/old three ports splitter (one input + two 3.5 dB outputs) from my goodies bag. I think I used this splitter before I got RadioShack's five ports splitter since I got more tuners....
Forum: Special Topics 20-Jul-2012, 6:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 72,802
Posted By ant
Question Newbie questions on using splitters for coax cables...

Hello.

Is it true that coax cable splitters, with many ports (e.g., five ports with one input and four outputs like http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2062051 ), are not even in...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jul-2012, 9:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 59,321
Posted By ant
Post FYI from RCA on its ANT751 antenna: "......

FYI from RCA on its ANT751 antenna:

"... Response Via Email(Trudy Holden) - 07/09/2012 04:41 PM
Dear Ant,

The mount bracket and pipe can be arc down or up.

There is a top and bottom for...
Forum: Special Topics 9-Jul-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Interesting. I don't think the current splitter...

Interesting. I don't think the current splitter has power support.
Forum: Special Topics 9-Jul-2012, 5:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Thumbs up Thanks again. I will have to find one from a...

Thanks again. I will have to find one from a local retail store in L.A. area.
Forum: Special Topics 8-Jul-2012, 8:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Whoops. I misread that text on the diagram....

Whoops. I misread that text on the diagram. Thanks. :)
Forum: Special Topics 8-Jul-2012, 7:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Thanks. So, the amplifier (inside the attic?...

Thanks.

So, the amplifier (inside the attic? outside right next to the antenna?) would between the outdoor CM-4228HD antenna and the attic's splitter. Then, the power inserter (connected to a...
Forum: Special Topics 8-Jul-2012, 7:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Question So the coax connects to a power adapter too like...

So the coax connects to a power adapter too like Dish's coax cable to its power AC I saw a few months ago?
Forum: Special Topics 8-Jul-2012, 7:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Local retail stores only, not online but thanks...

Local retail stores only, not online but thanks anyways. :)


Pre-Amp Newbie Questions: Do all pre-amps require power connections? Or are there actually pre-amps that don't require it? The reason...
Forum: Special Topics 8-Jul-2012, 6:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Post I contacted Radio Shack through its web site a...

I contacted Radio Shack through its web site a couple days ago and got this e-mail response/reply yesterday:

"Date: Sat, 7 Jul 2012 15:35:06 -0400 (EDT)
From: "RadioShack.com"...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2012, 4:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 59,321
Posted By ant
More again today. It looks like we're going to...

More again today. It looks like we're going to keep that CM 4228HD antenna since we still failed with RCA ANT751. Also, I took and added several more photo(graph)s to share:...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jul-2012, 5:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 59,321
Posted By ant
Thumbs up Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jul-2012, 6:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 59,321
Posted By ant
Post More work and tests tonight...

More attempts done to get better OTA feeds at the new house with photos. tonight:
http://zimage.com/~ant/MiCasa2/RCAandCMantennaeAboveKitchenNonPatioWindow1.jpg...
Forum: Special Topics 29-Jun-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Question Preamps from Radio Shack?

We might need pre-amps. Would these preamps be OK from Radio Shack to try and return if needed?
1. http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3770519 (Model: 15-321 | Catalog #: 15-321)...
Forum: Special Topics 29-Jun-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Question It looked like...

It looked like http://www.dennysantennaservice.com/image/32723968_scaled_352x298.jpg that I showed earlier. I will see if I can find it again and take a photo. of it later. All I remember was it in a...
Forum: Special Topics 29-Jun-2012, 4:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Question A while ago, there was a coax cable connected to...

A while ago, there was a coax cable connected to a power AC (http://www.dennysantennaservice.com/image/32723968_scaled_352x298.jpg as an example online) in one of the small rooms (closest one to the...
Forum: Special Topics 28-Jun-2012, 8:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 30,979
Posted By ant
Ah thanks. I just realized I have the wrong zip...

Ah thanks. I just realized I have the wrong zip code entered. Ugh. It should be http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d1349a677fb8dec but then the results are still poor. :( So...
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