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Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 1:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By ADTech
Depends on which "channel 10" you're looking for....

Depends on which "channel 10" you're looking for. There's a faulty entry for a virtual channel 10.1 on your report (WHTX-LD, correct virtual channel is 43.1) and a real channel 10 (WTNH/WCTX,...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Apr-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By ADTech
Welcome back, good to see you're still working on...

Welcome back, good to see you're still working on this issue.

In your most recent post, you indicated that the antenna is installed "attached to the post where the LNB was located at the DirecTV...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Apr-2019, 4:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,152
Posted By ADTech
No. Do NOT do this, it is very unlikely to help...

No. Do NOT do this, it is very unlikely to help and would more likely cause a reduction of reception due to the signal now coming in below the vertical reception pattern.

The antenna should not...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Apr-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,152
Posted By ADTech
I wouldn't say that... but i would say this...

I wouldn't say that... but i would say this instead...
Normal convention is for the UHF to be above the VHF, but it's not a rule carved in stone as there are always exceptions. I tell folks to do...
Forum: Reception Devices 10-Apr-2019, 5:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By ADTech
For a large array, an entry level "ham" rotor...

For a large array, an entry level "ham" rotor would be strongly recommended. Anything less is going to have a short lifespan as you've already encountered.

They aren't cheap, though. Starting...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By ADTech
There's a tutorial that helps explain here: ...

There's a tutorial that helps explain here: http://www.hdtvprimer.com/ANTENNAS/siting.html But, basically, it has to do with the longer wavelengths (lower frequency). I rarely run into tree issues...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2019, 4:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By ADTech
The holders of those two licenses didn't care...

The holders of those two licenses didn't care enough to actually build out those stations. They've never been on the air.
She noted initially that, after relocating the antenna up to the dish...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2019, 3:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By ADTech
Only rarely when there is an extraordinarily long...

Only rarely when there is an extraordinarily long cable run.
No.It is probably completely ineffective as it's the wrong size, is the wrong distance from the antenna's elements, and is probably still...
Forum: Antennas 5-Apr-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By ADTech
Yeah, I only had two days to acclimate to the...

Yeah, I only had two days to acclimate to the altitude on that trip as we got to Pinetop on Thursday afternoon. Needed more. By Sunday afternoon we were up in Holbrook and it was a lot easier.

...
Forum: Antennas 4-Apr-2019, 8:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By ADTech
Show Low is a really nice place. I was there...

Show Low is a really nice place. I was there last April when Run For The Fallen came through. I actually RAN through Show Low! Now, running at 7,000 elevation when you're used to 700 feet is hard...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 4-Apr-2019, 1:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By ADTech
If a cable is not hooked to anything on either...

If a cable is not hooked to anything on either end, then there is no point of installing terminators.

Terminators are only needed on unused ports or outlets that are electrically connected to the...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Apr-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By ADTech
I cross-checked them on rabbitears.info, just...

I cross-checked them on rabbitears.info, just like rabbit73 did. ;)
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Apr-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By ADTech
The translators to your southwest are duplicates...

The translators to your southwest are duplicates of those over by Cody.

A simple UHF-only antenna aimed at Cody should be all you need. Shouldn't need an amp, the calculated signal levels are...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Mar-2019, 4:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,152
Posted By ADTech
Please contact our customer tech support directly...

Please contact our customer tech support directly for assistance, the contact form link is in my signature below.
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2019, 2:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,527
Posted By ADTech
Solid Signal's write-up appears to be their...

Solid Signal's write-up appears to be their in-house doing. I can see multiple errors.


Yes, multiple antennas of the same type may be connected following certain rules and with due consideration...
Forum: Antennas 27-Mar-2019, 1:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By ADTech
Yep. Just fill out the form linked to in my...

Yep. Just fill out the form linked to in my signature (below) and we'll get it take care of. Specify "91XG balun assembly".
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Mar-2019, 4:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,527
Posted By ADTech
No idea. We've never measured or calculated...

No idea. We've never measured or calculated that.


Added the VHF module as far as I know. I don't know what you've seen or where it was found so I can't comment beyond that. Since the C4V and...
Forum: Antennas 26-Mar-2019, 1:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By ADTech
Joe's suggestion regarding two antenna systems is...

Joe's suggestion regarding two antenna systems is the one most likely to work best but will come with a level of either expense or inconvenience that may make that option less desirable to many...
Forum: Antennas 21-Mar-2019, 3:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,382
Posted By ADTech
See post #2, I described where I drill them. A...

See post #2, I described where I drill them. A hole in each of the corners of the bottom of the housing that are closest to the F-connector. Do not drill in the corners directly under the driven...
Forum: TV Database Updates 19-Mar-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,761
Posted By ADTech
The proprietor of this website hasn't responded...

The proprietor of this website hasn't responded to any update reports for several years.
Forum: TV Database Updates 19-Mar-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,459
Posted By ADTech
The proprietor of this website hasn't responded...

The proprietor of this website hasn't responded to any update reports for several years.
Forum: TV Database Updates 19-Mar-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By ADTech
The proprietor of this website hasn't responded...

The proprietor of this website hasn't responded to any update reports for several years.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,527
Posted By ADTech
Had a lengthy post underway earlier today but my...

Had a lengthy post underway earlier today but my my 2 month-old Dell desktop decided to crash on me with a BSOD and a memory error... so, you get the short answer this evening.


Anyway, the...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Mar-2019, 7:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By ADTech
I don't see any benefit to it, at least relative...

I don't see any benefit to it, at least relative to the effort. The UHF wavelengths are such that the stock reflectors do an adequate job.


A couple of points regarding the suggestions that TG...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Mar-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,527
Posted By ADTech
I can tell you that, in my more than ten years...

I can tell you that, in my more than ten years with Antennas Direct, I've had to replace the reflectors on exactly on 91XG. Ironically, it was my own antenna installed on a home that I sold a couple...
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