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Forum: TV Database Updates 18-Jul-2012, 3:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,128
Posted By MisterMe
TV Fool lists RF broadcast channels. CKMI-SD 15.2...

TV Fool lists RF broadcast channels. CKMI-SD 15.2 is a virtual channel. It is included as part of CKMI RF15 which is listed.

CFTU is listed under Pending Applications as CFTU-DT RF29 (Virtual...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jul-2012, 2:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,142
Posted By MisterMe
Your strongest transmitters are digital....

Your strongest transmitters are digital. Virtually all digital TV sets have NTSC [analog] tuners. To watch programming on an analog TV, you will need a digital converter, digital tuner, or OTA DVR....
Forum: Special Topics 8-Jul-2012, 8:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,472
Posted By MisterMe
It's a power injector. A power inverter converts...

It's a power injector. A power inverter converts DC to AC.
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Jul-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,297
Posted By MisterMe
With all due respect, if your TV worked for two...

With all due respect, if your TV worked for two weeks and then suddenly stopped working, then you do not have a reception problem, per se. It sounds like your TV has failed. This is the first...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 5-Jul-2012, 3:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,320
Posted By MisterMe
Two things: There is been several reports...

Two things:

There is been several reports on this forum of poor reception when using a Tivo DVR for OTA programming.
The low quality that you received from Verizon probably had much more to do...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 4-Jul-2012, 4:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,320
Posted By MisterMe
Will you use the old TV after you acquire either...

Will you use the old TV after you acquire either a converter or tuner/DVR for it?
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 3-Jul-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,320
Posted By MisterMe
EDTV is 480p. I assume that your EDTV set has...

EDTV is 480p. I assume that your EDTV set has component video, possibly DVI, and maybe even HDMI. Any of these ports will give you a better picture than the RF that most people use to connect their...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2012, 3:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,553
Posted By MisterMe
Just to be clear, you receive all of your OTA...

Just to be clear, you receive all of your OTA programming from translators. You are receiving KCET's digital feeds from digital translator K47CC-RF47 out of Victorville. Each of your other received...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jun-2012, 1:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 34,269
Posted By MisterMe
In the middle of the CM-7000PAL webpage,...

In the middle of the CM-7000PAL webpage, ChannelMaster says that this model has been discontinued. If you can locate a model in the inventory of Crutchfield or some other consumer electronics store,...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jun-2012, 1:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,784
Posted By MisterMe
This is not surprising. My cocoaNEC model of the...

This is not surprising. My cocoaNEC model of the Gray-Hoverman antenna's gain profile is greatest in lobes off-axis. I find that it has a null where experience with other antenna designs lead me to...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2012, 4:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,888
Posted By MisterMe
You are receiving WLVI-RF41 at 249° magnetic and...

You are receiving WLVI-RF41 at 249° magnetic and WHDH-RF42 at 239° magnetic. The fact that you are receiving signals on two adjacent channels and nothing else hints that your amplifier is filtering...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Jun-2012, 8:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,242
Posted By MisterMe
First let me say that I agree with GroundUrMast....

First let me say that I agree with GroundUrMast. Next, let me say that except for the readings of "0," your signal meter readings are meaningless. There is no standard for signal meters in digital TV...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Jun-2012, 2:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,203
Posted By MisterMe
Redo your TV Fool Radar plot at 15" to see.

Redo your TV Fool Radar plot at 15" to see.
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Jun-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,203
Posted By MisterMe
A 4-bay antenna has more gain. However, your...

A 4-bay antenna has more gain. However, your problem is not lack of gain; your problem is lack of signal. You need to raise your antenna to 20'-30' so that you can receive the strong signal available...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Jun-2012, 4:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,779
Posted By MisterMe
You have ample signal strength even with that...

You have ample signal strength even with that rabbit ears antenna. Before you purchase another antenna, understand that an indoor antenna is best located in or near a window so that it looks through...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-May-2012, 4:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,454
Posted By MisterMe
While this scenario is theoretically possible, I...

While this scenario is theoretically possible, I am aware of no broadcaster that does this. The MHz Networks case is done that way because each 6 MHz ATSC broadcast channel has only enough bandwidth...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-May-2012, 5:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,454
Posted By MisterMe
The answer to your question is "not necessarily."...

The answer to your question is "not necessarily." Virtual channel numbers can be used in a number of ways. The most popular use of virtual channel numbers is to display the station's historic channel...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-May-2012, 4:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,982
Posted By MisterMe
This would not avoid a ground loop; it would...

This would not avoid a ground loop; it would create one.
Forum: Antennas 25-May-2012, 9:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,174
Posted By MisterMe
Aluminum wire has many problems that make it a...

Aluminum wire has many problems that make it a poor choice for ground wire. Aluminum was banned in the USA for home wiring. Unlike copper, aluminum oxidizes almost instantaneously when exposed to...
Forum: Antennas 24-May-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,761
Posted By MisterMe
Four things: I assume that signals...

Four things:

I assume that signals unlimited means that he tried to upload the detailed specifications to the TV Fool Forum. It is my considered opinion that the proper place to upload the...
Forum: Antennas 24-May-2012, 2:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,761
Posted By MisterMe
Several months ago, I asked you for the technical...

Several months ago, I asked you for the technical specifications of this antenna. To be specific, what is the reception pattern as determined by standard antenna modeling software? As you know very...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-May-2012, 4:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,265
Posted By MisterMe
Electron is trying to maximize the number of...

Electron is trying to maximize the number of stations that you receive. That Atlanta stations are, for the most part, at 346° magnetic from your location. However, their signals are very strong. You...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-May-2012, 5:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,506
Posted By MisterMe
You have the exact same situation as before. You...

You have the exact same situation as before. You can expect the recommendations to be exactly the same.
Forum: Antennas 9-May-2012, 1:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,741
Posted By MisterMe
A Hall sensor is a very sensitive magnetic-field...

A Hall sensor is a very sensitive magnetic-field sensor. This makes a Hall sensor-based compass a magnetic compass. I would be concerned about its accuracy in or near steel structures. That said,...
Forum: Special Topics 23-Apr-2012, 3:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,679
Posted By MisterMe
If you remove power from a preamp, then it...

If you remove power from a preamp, then it becomes an attenuator. It is not surprising that you receive nothing. Remove the preamp completely, connect your coax downlead directly to your balun, then...
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