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Forum: Help With Reception 10-Nov-2018, 4:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By JoeAZ
"The problem I have is that the antenna is on a...

"The problem I have is that the antenna is on a 10' pole - I can really only visually adjust it based on the compass settings from the app on my phone.

Is there a better way to be more precise?" ...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Nov-2018, 1:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By JoeAZ
If I may, while knowing the difference between...

If I may, while knowing the difference between Azimuth and true
is important, aiming an antenna for the best signals overall is
really what matters. You may find that a few degrees either way...
Forum: Antennas 29-Oct-2018, 4:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,312
Posted By JoeAZ
Defiance, OH is between Ft.Wayne and Toledo. ...

Defiance, OH is between Ft.Wayne and Toledo. The stations in Ft. Wayne are
all UHF. The stations in Toledo are both UHF and VHF. Ft. Wayne is actually
a bit closer to Defiance. In most cases,...
Forum: Special Topics 28-Oct-2018, 2:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By JoeAZ
Many, if not most, HOA's have not updated their...

Many, if not most, HOA's have not updated their verbiage since their inception.
Doing so would be expensive and in most cases, require a vote of the homeowners.

Most newer HOA's do not include...
Forum: Special Topics 26-Oct-2018, 2:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,493
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings Maypo, I assume you have removed the...

Greetings Maypo,
I assume you have removed the old antenna. The DB8 is a fairly large
antenna, with significant loading and as such, I would not go beyond
5 feet for the mast above the rotor. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Oct-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By JoeAZ
Have you contacted WXTF to find out if they are...

Have you contacted WXTF to find out if they are operating at reduced power, a lower place on their or another tower or having technical issues????
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Oct-2018, 2:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,363
Posted By JoeAZ
A set top or indoor antenna is very unlikely to...

A set top or indoor antenna is very unlikely to provide good, consistent,
reception. An outdoor antenna is a must. Because you have low VHF for
PBS, Hi VHF for two major networks and UHF for the...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Oct-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By JoeAZ
As is the case with many stations lately, some...

As is the case with many stations lately, some stations are operating at reduced power due to the FCC mandated "repack." Before you spend time and money, I would suggest you contact KTTV and find...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Oct-2018, 2:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By JoeAZ
Since you have low band VHF for PBS, high band...

Since you have low band VHF for PBS, high band VHF for ABC and the rest use UHF, you will need an antenna like the Channel Master CM 3018. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Sep-2018, 2:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,323
Posted By JoeAZ
This tells us several important lessons. ...

This tells us several important lessons. Broadcast television stations
frequently have issues which affect reception. They are not in any big
hurry to get their OTA signal back for viewers. They...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Sep-2018, 2:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,323
Posted By JoeAZ
You can call the station and possibly talk to...

You can call the station and possibly talk to someone in their engineering
department. It is entirely possible they were operating at reduced power
while making some technical adjustments.......
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Sep-2018, 2:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,947
Posted By JoeAZ
Wonderful, Great News!!!!!

Wonderful, Great News!!!!!
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Sep-2018, 1:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By JoeAZ
My question is: if I hire someone to move the...

My question is: if I hire someone to move the antenna to the roof, what is the likelyhood I'll resolve my issues? (asphalt shingle roof), new construction circa 2009 for the whole development.
Based...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2018, 6:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By JoeAZ
Given your location, your best option would be to...

Given your location, your best option would be to have two separate antennas. One pointed at Buffalo transmitters and the other towards Hamilton/Toronto.
Running two cables, one from each antenna to...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2018, 2:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,431
Posted By JoeAZ
It certainly is worth a try. The TV Fool 1 edge...

It certainly is worth a try. The TV Fool 1 edge and 2 edge reports such as yours are typically not as accurate as line of sight reports. Generally, lowering an antenna will give worse reception. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By JoeAZ
Two UHF panels, pointed in different directions,...

Two UHF panels, pointed in different directions, usually does not
work well. The signals that arrive at different times tend to cancel
each other out. You may still want to try. You may also...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,431
Posted By JoeAZ
Despite the close proximity of your NYC stations,...

Despite the close proximity of your NYC stations, the signals are
not terribly strong. Most all your signals are reflected 1 edge or
2 edge signals. Because your location is blocked from...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Sep-2018, 2:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,947
Posted By JoeAZ
Rabbit73, AdTech and others, thanks so much for...

Rabbit73, AdTech and others, thanks so much for your
help. It is ALWAYS appreciated, even if we should
disagree.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2018, 3:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,947
Posted By JoeAZ
OK Guys, rant and rebuttals aside, I want to draw...

OK Guys, rant and rebuttals aside, I want to draw your attention to the TV Fool
report that indicates KVOA, NBC 4 Tucson, on Rf 23. The Tucson stations on Mt.
Bigelow appear unrecoverable in the...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Sep-2018, 4:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,947
Posted By JoeAZ
Rabbit73, I've asked for our new member to PM...

Rabbit73,
I've asked for our new member to PM you directly.
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Sep-2018, 4:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,947
Posted By JoeAZ
Help needed in Fountain Hills, AZ

I am posting this message so as to get input from others as this
person is not yet able to make their own posts. My first inclination
would be to say you've done a whole lot of things correctly....
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Sep-2018, 3:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,517
Posted By JoeAZ
That is all very, very true. However the "king...

That is all very, very true. However the "king jack" RV antenna is
tuned to the nascar circuit and the others are not......... LOL!!!!!!
Forum: Special Topics 29-Aug-2018, 2:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,301
Posted By JoeAZ
Most LG units have not only a program guide but a...

Most LG units have not only a program guide but a signal indicator
as well. Even some low end, budget LG's are so equipped.
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2018, 2:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,323
Posted By JoeAZ
Not too terribly long ago, our CBS affiliate...

Not too terribly long ago, our CBS affiliate suffered a major failure
at their South Mtn Tower in Phoenix, AZ. While satellite and cable
viewers were unaffected, broadcast viewers in the Northern...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2018, 2:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,323
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings Dagwood, I suspect many, many...

Greetings Dagwood,

I suspect many, many stations have issues from time to time.
Some of those issues are made public but sometimes they are not.

Take Care, Joe
GO BILLS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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