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Forum: Help With Reception 3-Jan-2019, 1:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,153
Posted By k man
Ok, here is what i know Installer put a...

Ok, here is what i know

Installer put a digitenna dt-f for my uhf, and a directional 4 6 log vhf of some kind.

They are combined and preamped- i have no idea on this set up, amp is powered down...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Dec-2018, 1:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,153
Posted By k man
Thanks for the quick reply Yes, it is the...

Thanks for the quick reply

Yes, it is the same report- since i posted last, i have installed roof mounted antennas that do a pretty good job for me. In non technical terms, i have a vhf antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Dec-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,153
Posted By k man
Outdoor antenna advice

Hello all,
I am looking for recommendations for an outdoor antenna set up.

Any help is much appreciated


Happy 2019!

K man
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Oct-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,891
Posted By k man
I spoke with a tech at mcm electronics over the...

I spoke with a tech at mcm electronics over the phone who sort of discouraged me from a two antenna system. Said two antennas need to be at least 5' apart, and the extra splitters, weight, and...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Oct-2016, 1:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,891
Posted By k man
so multipath a weather related problem? I...

so multipath a weather related problem? I thought it was caused by mountains and buildings?

If I go to the trouble of having the installer back out, I need to be 100 percent sure the change is an...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Oct-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,891
Posted By k man
I do in fact like the springfield stations...

I do in fact like the springfield stations because I work in Hampden.

The other consideration for my situation is our favorite show Jeopardy. When i started this post, I mistakenly thought it...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Oct-2016, 3:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,891
Posted By k man
thanks for the input Tiger Bangs. Would you...

thanks for the input Tiger Bangs. Would you design a system much different than what is posted above? I am going to call my installer tomorrow....want to know of his appetite to come back out and...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Oct-2016, 2:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,891
Posted By k man
Installer finished

So the installer came out and I ended up with a digitenna dt-xf amp20-1. Preamp mounted on mast, power injector in garage. Its pointed east north east- about 42 degrees. Trying to go south at...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Sep-2016, 1:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,891
Posted By k man
Installer advice

Have decided to go for ABC with the help of an installer. Two story home, roof is very steep (and I'm risk adverse).

Found an installer on google, Technician I spoke with on the phone seems...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,891
Posted By k man
antennaweb report

I just found another site that maps ota broadcasts. wtnh and wggb are not even listed as an option.

why would that be?
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Sep-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,891
Posted By k man
Line of sight and RCA antenna test fail

alright, I took Jake's advice, went to walmart, tried the rca 751. While I wasn't able to perform the test via rooftop, the ground level test failed to pick up wtnh and wggb.

regarding line of...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Sep-2016, 1:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,891
Posted By k man
Which Outdoor TV Antenna?

Newbie to the forum here,

Trying to get my two kids through college- Mom and I don't watch much tv,
trying to cut expenses. Your help here is greatly appreciated.

I have tested a couple of...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Apr-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,106
Posted By k man
Groundurmast, the test used an antennas direct...

Groundurmast,
the test used an antennas direct clear stream 2v, running about 75' of coax onto the lower roof of the house (about 15' off the ground) without any splitters. I wasn't able to play...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Apr-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,106
Posted By k man
after experimenting with some smaller antenna's...

after experimenting with some smaller antenna's from local retailers and playing with location both inside and outside the house, I still cant pull reception from abc affiliate wtnh. The vhf...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Apr-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,106
Posted By k man
Thanks for the input and TVFR repair Groundmast. ...

Thanks for the input and TVFR repair Groundmast. After looking at the two antennas you suggest, I see there are also some combination units available (i.e AntennaCraft 55 Element UHF / High-Band VHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,106
Posted By k man
ABC-can I get it?

hello everyone, I'm new to the forum and this is my first post. We are going deep into the college tuition hole and i am looking to cut expenses. Cable t.v is next on the chopping block. I get very...
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