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Forum: Help With Reception 22-Nov-2014, 8:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
Short answer is "As high as it takes". We...

Short answer is "As high as it takes".

We are not able to stand on your rooftop and see what the precise distances and heights might be. The antenna will work best when it gets a clear and...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Nov-2014, 5:13 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
Well enough to leave it alone. 1 1/4" or 1...

Well enough to leave it alone.

1 1/4" or 1 1/2" Galvanized EMT from your local home center makes an excellent and inexpensive mast. A 10' stick is usually around $10.
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Nov-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
Small changes in the simulator in physical...

Small changes in the simulator in physical location or height are generally irrelevant due to the limited resolution, both vertically and in horizontal (X, Y) space, of the digital data that...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Nov-2014, 9:40 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
The only things that come to mind are a sat dish...

The only things that come to mind are a sat dish with the legs or perhaps a tripod with an adjustable leg or a non-penetrating roof mount. That kind of tripod or non-penetrating mount would be...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Nov-2014, 9:02 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
Simply relocating the C2V from its current...

Simply relocating the C2V from its current location is likely all you need to do. It "appears" that it's below the level of your neighbors home, but, only someone standing on the roof would be able...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2014, 1:39 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
Don't know. That location doesn't appear when I...

Don't know. That location doesn't appear when I do a tower search in the area. Assuming it belongs to one of the local fire protection districts, it will be operating in either the 150-155 MHz or...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2014, 3:07 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
You can also use a satellite-style J-mount, but...

You can also use a satellite-style J-mount, but you're be restricted to a length of about a meter or so.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Nov-2014, 3:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
The HDA200 quite a bit noisier than an LNA100. ...

The HDA200 quite a bit noisier than an LNA100. You shouldn't have any need for it.
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Nov-2014, 5:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
The simulator calculates that the KRBK signal...

The simulator calculates that the KRBK signal path switches from 1-edge to LOS between 105 and 110'.

However, given that the resolution of the digital elevation model used for the simulator may...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Nov-2014, 4:05 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
The LNA100 isn't a "pre-amp", it's a "back of the...

The LNA100 isn't a "pre-amp", it's a "back of the set" type of amp without the capability of using a remotely located power inserter. It has to be powered locally (to the amp) from a wall-wart. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Nov-2014, 7:01 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
A few observations about the most recent...

A few observations about the most recent discussions.

Tivo's statement of the required SNR, as rabbit73 already noted, is bogus. They were quoting QAM information, not ATSC. A perfectly tuned...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Nov-2014, 9:59 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
I'd like to take a closeup look at your precise...

I'd like to take a closeup look at your precise location.

Follow the instructions in the fist three paragraphs of this post, then spot the marker on the location on your rooftop s accurately as...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Nov-2014, 5:52 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
I'm trying to understand why, if they were there...

I'm trying to understand why, if they were there to help, they would take out the correct device, the AC7, and replace it with a more lossy, incorrect device, then add an el-cheapo amplifier like a...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Oct-2014, 2:07 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
There is no risk of any physical damage to a...

There is no risk of any physical damage to a tuner from using a preamplifier. The power levels are too low. If the signals are over-amplified, reception will be lost, but the condition lasts only...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Oct-2014, 3:36 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 96,110
Posted By ADTech
Unless you're having actual problems with...

Unless you're having actual problems with reception, do not waste time and effort just chasing numbers on the Tivo's screen.
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