TV Fool  

Go Back   TV Fool > Search Forums

Notices

Showing results 1 to 7 of 7
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: mtownsend
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2010, 4:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,578
Posted By mtownsend
Most products sold as "TV masts" are not just...

Most products sold as "TV masts" are not just ordinary pipes. In many cases, they already have one end of the pipe tapered so that they can inserted into the end of another section of mast. They...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2010, 9:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,578
Posted By mtownsend
I don't think so. If you follow the advice given...

I don't think so. If you follow the advice given so far, I think you will be fine of TV reception. Putting an antenna on the roof gets you out of a lot of "clutter" (walls, cars, stuff inside the...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2010, 7:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,578
Posted By mtownsend
Yeah, it's best to stay away from power lines. ...

Yeah, it's best to stay away from power lines. The risk of electrical shock is very real and you don't want to be within reach of any electrified wires while holding a "10 foot metal tree".
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jul-2010, 2:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,578
Posted By mtownsend
How small of a chimney are you talking about? and...

How small of a chimney are you talking about? and what is it made of?

So far, I have never heard of anyone breaking a chimney due to a TV antenna. I suppose anything is possible, but chances are...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jul-2010, 4:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,578
Posted By mtownsend
Dave is exactly right. When you're combining...

Dave is exactly right.

When you're combining antennas from different bands, you need to use a diplexer that isolates the low-band antenna from the high-band antenna. The UVSJ (Dave had the V and...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Jul-2010, 6:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,578
Posted By mtownsend
If you mean what kind of tuner is inside the...

If you mean what kind of tuner is inside the TivoHD, then the answer is that it has a ATSC/NTSC/QAM capable tuner. That means it can pick up broadcast TV and unencrypted digital cable signals...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jul-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 37,578
Posted By mtownsend
As of yet, I have not seen any commercially...

As of yet, I have not seen any commercially available antennas that have been optimized for the narrower bandwidth. However, there are many DIY antenna designs that have been tweaked and optimized...
Showing results 1 to 7 of 7

 

All times are GMT. The time now is 5:39 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright © TV Fool, LLC