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Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 4-Apr-2019, 1:27 AM
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Views: 1,658
Posted By scott784
75 Ohm Terminators and their usage

This might sound like a strange question, but I will ask it anyways. I have a question about 75 Ohm terminators and their purpose. Now, I realize they are commonly used to terminate unused ports on...
Forum: Special Topics 9-Mar-2019, 5:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,584
Posted By scott784
Well, I haven't been to Vegas in about 15 years. ...

Well, I haven't been to Vegas in about 15 years. But I'll place that bet with you from afar for improved viewing after repacks. And hopefully, you won't see any more SOCAL LA channels moving over...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2019, 5:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,303
Posted By scott784
Yes, indeed. rabbitears.info has more reliable...

Yes, indeed. rabbitears.info has more reliable listings.
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2019, 5:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,303
Posted By scott784
I would definitely try the 2MAX as mentioned by...

I would definitely try the 2MAX as mentioned by Tower Guy and also Rabbit73. And I also agree with Tower Guy that I would not bother with a VHF antenna in your parents' circumstances.

*If* an...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2019, 6:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,303
Posted By scott784
Just a quick added comment here. I noticed...

Just a quick added comment here.

I noticed one error in the TVFool database. It is not listing the main WSOC (ABC) Channel 9 broadcast channel on RF34 from N. Charlotte. The WSOC TV listed on...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2019, 5:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,303
Posted By scott784
I live up the road from your parent's area in...

I live up the road from your parent's area in Davie County (not far at all). And just like your parent's house, I have four main points on the compass with WXII being to my north, the other Triad...
Forum: Special Topics 7-Mar-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,584
Posted By scott784
Thankfully, no VHF in my area, with the exception...

Thankfully, no VHF in my area, with the exception of WTVI (PBS) in Charlotte. I've never been able to receive that particular station anyways so not a big deal.
Forum: Special Topics 7-Mar-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,584
Posted By scott784
As crowded as the airwaves must be in your locale...

As crowded as the airwaves must be in your locale in the SOCAL LA area, that sounds really good with the repacks reaching at or above 30db SNR on your signal meter....especially with some channels...
Forum: Special Topics 4-Mar-2019, 4:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,584
Posted By scott784
The reception coverage maps (before and after)...

The reception coverage maps (before and after) repacks appear to be about the same on these stations. Still I suppose with higher power, we may see better results. Thanks for sending.
Forum: Special Topics 3-Mar-2019, 6:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,584
Posted By scott784
WJZY, WCNC, and WSOC in the Charlotte DMA market.

WJZY, WCNC, and WSOC in the Charlotte DMA market.
Forum: Special Topics 3-Mar-2019, 7:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,584
Posted By scott784
Thanks so much for your quick response. I will...

Thanks so much for your quick response. I will check that out.
Forum: Special Topics 3-Mar-2019, 6:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,584
Posted By scott784
web site or link for DTV reception maps after repacks

I know how to view DTV reception maps for a particular broadcaster.

But can someone provide a link for the projected DTV reception maps for a broadcaster after repacks? There are a couple of...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Feb-2019, 7:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By scott784
I could. And there's no question that going...

I could. And there's no question that going outdoors is best for some people who cannot get satisfactory results otherwise.....and don't mind climbing a ladder to install the mast, grounding the...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Feb-2019, 4:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By scott784
You are so right. Inches do matter! It's...

You are so right. Inches do matter! It's amazing how sensitive UHF can be to small adjustments in antenna placement. It appears much more so versus FM radio....especially as you get 50 plus miles...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Feb-2019, 1:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By scott784
Thanks for your feedback. I always appreciate...

Thanks for your feedback. I always appreciate others who take the time to give their thoughts in these forums.

As for going outside, I don't want to do that right now. I've already been that...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Feb-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By scott784
Yes, that is true. I have 4 points on the...

Yes, that is true. I have 4 points on the compass to deal with. This why I was thinking about something with a very wide beam width or omnidirectional. Of course, the issue is this type of antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Feb-2019, 3:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By scott784
Help - to get reception of all networks in Greensboro & Charlotte NC markets

I have attached my TV Fool Report. As can be seen, I live in a relatively good area to receive OTA from both the Greensboro and Charlotte NC markets. However, I have noticed some issues that I am...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2015, 3:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,171
Posted By scott784
So I now understand a full band FM Trap can help....

So I now understand a full band FM Trap can help. And rabbit73 previously shared the following link:

http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/DISTRIBUTED-BY-MCM-FM-88-/33-341

These are so...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2015, 4:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,171
Posted By scott784
There are no objects outside in the immediate...

There are no objects outside in the immediate area of house to block WGHP. And the location of the WGHP tower (about 32 miles away as the crow files) is not too much different from the tower farm...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2015, 4:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,171
Posted By scott784
Does the Winegard LNA-200 have a FM trap? I ask...

Does the Winegard LNA-200 have a FM trap? I ask that question b/c I have one of those here at the house. (It's not currently hooked up to the C4).
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2015, 3:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,171
Posted By scott784
Okay, that clarifies things. And maybe a 10 foot...

Okay, that clarifies things. And maybe a 10 foot minimum is not a deal breaker provided the two antennas are 'not' facing each other. In my case, my existing attic antenna (the DB8e) facing S to SW...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2015, 3:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,171
Posted By scott784
Your report is almost exact to my address. I've...

Your report is almost exact to my address. I've just reran the FM Fool report (see attached). Thanks.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Nov-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,171
Posted By scott784
So if one is facing south and the other is east,...

So if one is facing south and the other is east, does that suffice? Or when you say opposite directions, do you mean total opposite...as in south versus north?

On a different note, I did...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Nov-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,171
Posted By scott784
If it helps any (with my inquiry about...

If it helps any (with my inquiry about multipath), think of a compass inside my attic. And in that round circle, I've got the DB8e facing on the south side). Then the plan would be to put the C4 on...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Nov-2015, 9:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,171
Posted By scott784
Indeed, that is correct.

Indeed, that is correct.
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