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Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 7:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By rabbit73
A big antenna for UHF and VHF-High like the...

A big antenna for UHF and VHF-High like the Winegard HD7698P might pick up some of the Rochester VHF channels.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 6:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By rabbit73
We don't really know what he would get because...

We don't really know what he would get because the signal reports assume that the antenna is in the clear and there are no TREES or buildings in the signal path. He will just have to try it.

My...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 5:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By rabbit73
There are several ways of looking at a terrain...

There are several ways of looking at a terrain profile beween a transmitter and his location.

If you click on the rabbitears.info report for his location...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 3:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By rabbit73
This is an image of his signal report: ...

This is an image of his signal report:

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3486&d=1565882026

The above report is based on his address, which is from a marker further down the...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 1:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the additional information. I...

Thank you for the additional information.

I looked at the satellite view. You are right; it does look worse than your location. He is surrounded by trees that will block TV signals:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Aug-2019, 7:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Dagwood Thank you for the report for...

Hello, Dagwood

Thank you for the report for your friend.

There is only one strong signal in the green, none in yellow, 4 in the red, and the rest in grey are very weak. Doesn't look very...
Forum: Antennas 13-Aug-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By rabbit73
Here is a file from holl_ands for a channel 3 to...

Here is a file from holl_ands for a channel 3 to 5 Log-Yagi that has two active elements and a parasitic reflector and directors. Note that the gain curve is fairly flat across the design bandwidth,...
Forum: Antennas 13-Aug-2019, 7:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By rabbit73
I also think that would probably be true. The...

I also think that would probably be true. The bandwidth of a Yagi can be increased by increasing the element diameter and adjusting the spacing of the elements, but it will probably be at the expense...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Aug-2019, 7:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By rabbit73
GroundUrMast gave you a link above that shows the...

GroundUrMast gave you a link above that shows the terrain profile for the WQED signal. This is another profile using different software:
...
Forum: Antennas 9-Aug-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 44,270
Posted By rabbit73
Good article; thanks for the link. His noise...

Good article; thanks for the link.

His noise level (-50 dBm) during a test was even higher than mine.

Pete Putman mentions KSNV on channel 2. In June of 2012 I tried to help a poster in Las...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2019, 7:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By rabbit73
I don't really know. I would have to have both in...

I don't really know. I would have to have both in my possession. My wild guess from what others have posted is that they are very similar, except the boom for the 751E is in two sections. This allows...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By rabbit73
So, yet another change. They reverted to the...

So, yet another change. They reverted to the original design, but used the 2-section boom like for the 7511.

Where did you buy that 751E?
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By rabbit73
You got lucky that the splitter in reverse as a...

You got lucky that the splitter in reverse as a combiner worked.

If it ain't broke, don't "fix" it.:)
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 7:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By rabbit73
The HDB4X is sold as a VHF/UHF antenna, but it is...

The HDB4X is sold as a VHF/UHF antenna, but it is primarily a UHF antenna that will pick up VHF signals if they are very strong.

If you combine the 751 and the HDB4X with a splitter in reverse,...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 7:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By rabbit73
Uh-Oh, have I overloaded your input? Don't...

Uh-Oh, have I overloaded your input?

Don't let it bother you. The correct solution is whatever works best for you

RCA made it more complicated when they used the same model number for different...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 6:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By rabbit73
I think you are right about a new box for the...

I think you are right about a new box for the 751E.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3475&d=1565203803

Is the box shown above the same as the one you got with your antenna?
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 6:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By rabbit73
That is correct. The VHF section is missing one...

That is correct. The VHF section is missing one director, the UHF driven element is a straight dipole instead of the Tetrapole, the 4 shorting stubs that act as a UVSJ have been replaced with a pair...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 3:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By rabbit73
The 751e is the latest design; more like the...

The 751e is the latest design; more like the original 751.

It's very confusing when they use the same basic model number for different antennas.

Channel Master did the same thing with the 7777...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 2:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 530
Posted By rabbit73
https://i.imgur.com/0HMm9FY.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/0HMm9FY.jpg

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3473&d=1565191530


No, it would decrease the VHF gain.

Even without the modification, the 751 has less...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2019, 8:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, that is why our later advice was for...

Yes, that is why our later advice was for separate UHF and VHF antennas, with the UHF antenna having higher gain than the UHF section of the 7694.

High gain UHF antennas that are needed for weak...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Aug-2019, 7:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By rabbit73
VHF-High real channels are 7-13 UHF real...

VHF-High real channels are 7-13
UHF real channels for reduced band are 14-36

High gain antennas must be bigger for increased gain.

The next step up from the RCA ANT751 for VHF-High and UHF is...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 3:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 516
Posted By rabbit73
Which dB rating on which report? A negative...

Which dB rating on which report?

A negative dB number just means it is below a critical reference level at 0 dB. Zero dB doesn't mean no signal. Anything stronger than the 0 dB reference level is...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 2:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 516
Posted By rabbit73
This is an image of your TVFool report: ...

This is an image of your TVFool report:

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3462&d=1564453289

This is a report from rabbitears.info which should have a more accurate list of...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 1:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 516
Posted By rabbit73
The green signal line to Canada on the TVFool...

The green signal line to Canada on the TVFool Interactive map doesn't even come on until I raise your antenna to 300 feet.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3457&d=1564449155
...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 516
Posted By rabbit73
Sorry, Mike; I finally did see the link to your...

Sorry, Mike; I finally did see the link to your report. I was composing my post at the same time.

I also favor the Antennas Direct Juice preamp, but it is more than $40.00. You could buy a less...
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