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Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2013, 7:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,557
Posted By oakleyhoma
OK, and

No static mentioned an FM-6. Is that something like what it would take? And would that be exterior, not attic mount? Also, I could skip the HD radio, a decent analog signal would suit. Could I...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2013, 4:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,557
Posted By oakleyhoma
One other note, an attic installation would be...

One other note, an attic installation would be about 50 feet of coaxial, architectural asphalt shingle roof. And as for whether I'm wanting HD signals, I suppose so since the stations I most want...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Dec-2013, 4:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,557
Posted By oakleyhoma
update

Sorry I'd let this languish - got really busy elsewhere.

Here is my image http://www.fmfool.com/modeling/tmp/8ebbdf2d06/getfm.php
at least I hope so. I saved it when I ran it on the lat/long for...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Nov-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,557
Posted By oakleyhoma
FM reception

Hi all, need some help. Here is my report http://www.fmfool.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29 . This would be exterior antenna, mounted on cinder block fireplace at or near the roof peak. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Mar-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,534
Posted By oakleyhoma
As always, I appreciate everyone's help. I'm all...

As always, I appreciate everyone's help. I'm all for getting it done, but don't like to make needless mistakes. They're costly, especially in terms of time and outcome. "measure twice, cut once". ...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Mar-2013, 1:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,534
Posted By oakleyhoma
I can't do the chimney mount, only have 12-14...

I can't do the chimney mount, only have 12-14 inches of chimney to strap to. I have to run coax and ground straight down the roof, can't go under an eave. Is crossing over/contacting the gutter a...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,534
Posted By oakleyhoma
Thank you. I've never done a ground block but...

Thank you. I've never done a ground block but will examine the diagrams I have some more. And I will certainly have a good drip loop and seal the hole well before I'm done with it. Now, an...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,459
Posted By oakleyhoma
You might ask him for an address near his house,...

You might ask him for an address near his house, then if you're familiar with his house/neighborhood: go to tvfool.com select online tv maps (believe it is). Then choose a tab on right: map,...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,534
Posted By oakleyhoma
Grounding questions

I've seen on various posts to refer to this for info on grounding http://www.hdtvprimer.com/ANTENNAS/basics.html I've read it and have some concerns. Near the bottom of the hdtv primer document,...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2013, 8:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
Thank you teleview. But I can't find W09JR ......

Thank you teleview. But I can't find W09JR ... is it perhaps W09AR? (right near me) http://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=print_station&facility_id=66397

Still hung on the mount thing-...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2013, 3:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
Now I really need advice about mounting. A tech...

Now I really need advice about mounting. A tech person at a company I called (not sure if it's ok to say which) basically said: "Yours is easy. Get a Rohn 9H50 34 foot telescoping antenna. The...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Mar-2013, 8:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
Thanks

I'll post back here soon with my particulars. I'll post a new radar plot too, but my main issue is getting the mounting part figured out.
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Mar-2013, 5:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
Where to post: mounting and masts

It seems most of the threads deal with posting radar plots, discussing antennas, and less often about mounting. Which is the appropriate forum for mounting and mast questions?
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Mar-2013, 3:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
Thanks very much. I'm grateful for your help and...

Thanks very much. I'm grateful for your help and the resource this site provides. I'll use compression type. Should my RG6 be all copper or copper over steel (Lowes)? No need for quad shield...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Mar-2013, 7:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
Great, thanks teleview. If anyone is interested...

Great, thanks teleview. If anyone is interested or has time, Im still looking for guidance on my post from 3 March. Trying to compare the difference between the two plots (23 & 28 feet) because I'm...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Mar-2013, 1:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
One additional note: there is a 180 foot cell...

One additional note: there is a 180 foot cell phone tower (US Cellular) about 1/2 mile to my northwest-LOS. Can't seem to find an answer, would that matter at all?
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Mar-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
further study and questions, probably in left field

I appreciate the previous help and good news and Id taken the antenna/amp/tripod suggestion to heart, have even spoken to solid signal and Ronard equipment. I would install no sooner than a month...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Feb-2013, 3:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
Question In need of analysis.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d1dda1852335b44 elevation was at 32 feet

I have no existing antenna, mount, amp, etc. The only channels I care about: reliable reception...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Feb-2013, 8:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,493
Posted By oakleyhoma
Help please-ready to install soon

My radar plot: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d1dda681c90a0f3 It assumes 10 feet height, which is wrong but i didn't know how to find my exact location AND have the...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Feb-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,417
Posted By oakleyhoma
I thought you might respond! I see how much you...

I thought you might respond! I see how much you help with these questions. One other question: I've read scrimping on coaxial is not a good idea. Can you provide specs and tips where to buy...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Feb-2012, 6:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,417
Posted By oakleyhoma
What type do I need?

My TV signal analysis result: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d0b862fdf1c93ff
I'm new to digital antenna reception and to antennas in general - have been learning "just...
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