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Forum: TV Database Updates 26-Feb-2018, 3:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64,747
Posted By rockin1jr
Western PA channels missing from database

Channels WJAC 6.1 (34), WQED 13.1 (13), WPNT 22.1 (42), and WPGH 53.1 (43) are all missing from the database.
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Reception Devices 3-Mar-2017, 6:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,893
Posted By rockin1jr
Hauppauge tuner sensitivity

How do Hauppauge PC tuner cards rate in terms of sensitivity?

I ask because I aim to add a tuner card to my Kodi media center. I currently watch OTA TV via my 9 year old Sylvania TV.

I bought...
Forum: FM Fool Discussion/Database Updates 19-May-2016, 1:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,750
Posted By rockin1jr
I temporally moved the antenna back inside as I...

I temporally moved the antenna back inside as I got more even reception inside, but it was mounted roughly 6-8 feet under the 91XG. But I'll try that, thanks.
Forum: FM Fool Discussion/Database Updates 19-May-2016, 1:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,750
Posted By rockin1jr
It is electrical noise, I can hear it when I try...

It is electrical noise, I can hear it when I try to tune in one of those frequencies. And no, it's not grounded. It's just one straight piece of 75 ft RG6. I imagine I'm better off connecting a...
Forum: FM Fool Discussion/Database Updates 16-May-2016, 2:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,750
Posted By rockin1jr
Outdoor FM antenna signal loss help

Hi all,
I have an Antennacraft FM6 antenna mounted outside roughly 10-12 feet high (say 11 feet average).
My cable run (RG6 non quad shield), is 75 feet long roughly, and I lose the majority of all...
Forum: FM Fool Discussion/Database Updates 1-Apr-2016, 1:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,097
Posted By rockin1jr
Ok, thanks for the information. I did the test...

Ok, thanks for the information. I did the test with out F connectors only because I have to run the cable through the floor, but it's possible that I might only need 75 feet.
If I notice more static...
Forum: FM Fool Discussion/Database Updates 1-Apr-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,097
Posted By rockin1jr
Image attached. I was thinking the LNA200...

Image attached.

I was thinking the LNA200 had a switch for the FM trap, must of been another model I looked at.

I ran a test inside with the 92 feet of RG6, and without F connectors, I had...
Forum: FM Fool Discussion/Database Updates 1-Apr-2016, 3:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,097
Posted By rockin1jr
A few side notes - I don't care about overload...

A few side notes -
I don't care about overload making me not be able to receive the 2 local stations, but I am worried about bleed-over into nearby Pittsburgh frequencies (ie 92.9 and 105.9)
I...
Forum: FM Fool Discussion/Database Updates 1-Apr-2016, 3:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,097
Posted By rockin1jr
Preamp vs Distribution amp for outdoor FM antenna

Hi all,
I have an Antennacraft FM6 that I've been using indoors. Going to move it outside for better reception. I'll have roughly 90 feet of RG6 quad shield.
Should I buy a preamp, or a...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Jan-2016, 3:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,788
Posted By rockin1jr
Thanks for the info rabbit73. I think my noise...

Thanks for the info rabbit73. I think my noise margins are too low to make a stacked antenna a huge helper, especially with only default 2.5 dB gain (we get a ton of rain storms here April -...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Jan-2016, 2:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,788
Posted By rockin1jr
I was originally on AVS this past April 2015 when...

I was originally on AVS this past April 2015 when I was starting with my current set up. At that point in time, I was aiming for an 8 bay, and wasn't planning on a more expensive antenna till now.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Jan-2016, 2:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,788
Posted By rockin1jr
Thanks rabbit73 for your reply and information. ...

Thanks rabbit73 for your reply and information.



If I do 50 feet, vs 20 feet, my NM for 11 (RF48) drops from 14.5 to 12. The problem with height is my mast (a piece of fence post from Lowes) is...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Dec-2015, 3:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,788
Posted By rockin1jr
Stacked antenna in a very weak signal area

I currently have an HDB8X antenna at 15 feet up and no rotor, and its barely cutting it for me.

Im looking into taking this down, in favor of a pair of 91XGs stacked. Im currently using a...
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