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Forum: Antennas 22-Mar-2018, 6:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 51,653
Posted By Geezer64
VHF High 13

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I have just recently installed a ClearStream 4Max at 30ft. above ground in an area surrounded by trees. Most of my...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Sep-2014, 6:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
Pixelation and fluctuating signal strengths on...

Pixelation and fluctuating signal strengths on some channels. The HBU33 has been re-aimed a few times and it's current setting seems to be the best. I just thought that with the pines in the...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Sep-2014, 6:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
Very informative, Thank you Sir :)

Very informative, Thank you Sir :)
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Sep-2014, 4:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
Anymore comments on the possibility of any...

Anymore comments on the possibility of any performance increase between the HBU33 and the C490 is appreciated.
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2014, 9:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
Thanks Stereocraig:) I really would like...

Thanks Stereocraig:)

I really would like better performance and am willing to fork out the additional cost of the HBU55 but the C490's price from the friend is really attractive. If the C490...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2014, 8:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
Stereocraig, see post #1. I'm already using the...

Stereocraig, see post #1. I'm already using the HBU33 but looking to increase performance on a few channels that are borderline.
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2014, 8:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
What, if any, performance increase would be seen...

What, if any, performance increase would be seen between the HBU33 & HBU55
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Sep-2014, 8:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
The guy still hasn't sold the C490 and since it...

The guy still hasn't sold the C490 and since it is a steal and could be used for backup, i'm gonna give it a shot and have a friend put it up for testing for a few weeks. We'll see what happens. :)
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Sep-2014, 2:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
:eek::D Funny, that's what the wife use to say...

:eek::D Funny, that's what the wife use to say and i emphasize "use to say" :p
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Sep-2014, 8:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
I figured as much. I guess sometimes, bigger is...

I figured as much. I guess sometimes, bigger is not better.:)
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Sep-2014, 3:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,249
Posted By Geezer64
To switch or not to switch

As indicated in my previous thread: http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=14724 i am currently using an Antennacraft HBU33 with fair results.

I have a relative who has a friend that recently...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Aug-2014, 2:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Thank you GroundUrMast, your replies have been...

Thank you GroundUrMast, your replies have been most helpful. :)

So, i guess i should run two seperate ground wires to the service entrance. One for the mast and one for the coax.
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2014, 9:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Back to my grounding questions.................. ...

Back to my grounding questions..................

On the side of the house closest to the antenna, there is an old ground rod that's been there for years. On the other side of the house closest to...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Aug-2014, 2:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Thanks again GroundUrMast. :)

Thanks again GroundUrMast. :)
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Aug-2014, 3:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
GroundUrMast, in regards to grounding from my...

GroundUrMast, in regards to grounding from my quote.........
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Aug-2014, 4:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Just had the HBU33 relocated on the roof and onto...

Just had the HBU33 relocated on the roof and onto a tripod. Went up 10ft more with the mast. Some channels improved but 13.1 did not.

Anyhoo......the person who installed it for me forgot to...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Aug-2014, 8:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Aug-2014, 7:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
The signal currently feeds into a 4-Tuner TiVo...

The signal currently feeds into a 4-Tuner TiVo and not directly to a TV. I know that the TiVo's tuners react differently to signal levels than the TV does. If the loss is noticeable, and I insert the...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Aug-2014, 2:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Thanks GroundUrMast :) With that in mind,...

Thanks GroundUrMast :)

With that in mind, what do I need to regain the loss?
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Aug-2014, 9:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
My next question would be...........if down the...

My next question would be...........if down the road I split the coax to 2 additional TiVo's using my current configuration, how much signal loss can I expect. One run should be about 20ft. and the...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2014, 2:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Excellent info, Thank you Sir :)

Excellent info, Thank you Sir :)
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2014, 2:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
One thing I do need to clarify...

One thing I do need to clarify though.................

All aiming should be done using Magnetic North and not True North?
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2014, 1:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Checked all channels with the tv and all except...

Checked all channels with the tv and all except 13.1 & 43.1 maxed out on signal strength. 13.1 was at about 60% and 43.1 about 65-70. Looks like 13.1 is the one that's going to cause the most...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2014, 8:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Thank you Sir!! :) Did not know that. I will...

Thank you Sir!! :) Did not know that. I will check when I get home from work this evening and report the difference in signal strengths between the TiVo & TV.
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2014, 7:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,149
Posted By Geezer64
Thanks Elmo. Looks like the antenna is pointing...

Thanks Elmo. Looks like the antenna is pointing about 350 degrees but this is looking at it from ground level since I cannot get on the roof. I have scanned the channels into my TV, which is a...
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