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Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jul-2016, 7:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,042
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Uhh, looks kind of like this: ...

Uhh, looks kind of like this: ...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jul-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,042
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Gaining Channels While Losing Others

Gaining channels while losing others:


Environment: House situated halfway between NY City and New Haven, CT. 190' elevation above sea level.


Equipment: Large traditional UHF/VHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Sep-2013, 2:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,139
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Get just one partial-packet, or missing one, and...

Get just one partial-packet, or missing one, and it can cause all kinds of mischief. lol!
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,139
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Wlny 55 is back!!! :)

10 minutes ago I selected an "Update" scan.

After the scan, I exited the menu and checked ch.55.

Now I don't know if my doing the Update scan was responsible, but it's back.

Thanks to all...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,139
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool I think even all the reasons for having digital...

I think even all the reasons for having digital don't justify it, compared to just getting a little snow on increasingly distant analogs - like the good ol days. :)
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,139
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
GroundUrMast, Stereocraig, I will wait until a...

GroundUrMast, Stereocraig, I will wait until a day when it's steady rain and do the rescan then. That's when my recept of those borderline channels is best, believe it or not. I'll let you know...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Sep-2013, 9:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,139
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Does "Update" option count? See, I have some...

Does "Update" option count? See, I have some borderline channels that I may never get again if I do "Full Scan".
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Sep-2013, 6:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,139
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool On WLNY 55DT(coax connected): Black screen with...

On WLNY 55DT(coax connected): Black screen with floating "NO PROGRAM"

On NBC, Fox, ABC, etc(Coax disconnected as suggested): Black screen with floating "NO SIGNAL".

BTW I experienced a...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Sep-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,139
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool 100% Signal Strgth + "No Program" = Huhh?!

I live in CT, about 40miles NE of NY City. The channel this has been happening to is one we've gotten in for the two-years we've been set up. 55 WLNY DT.

Been rock steady until Weds evening...
Forum: Antennas 9-Jan-2012, 9:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,055
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Glad to know that. <sighhhh> It seems like this...

Glad to know that. <sighhhh> It seems like this whole digital transition was just another way of government just trying to make things "fun" for us. Analog was fine - if you could deal with varying...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2012, 8:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,806
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool I did need a UVSJ combiner at my apartment where...

I did need a UVSJ combiner at my apartment where the DB8 handled UHF and a dipol handled VHF-Hi, so I'm familiar with that type of combiner.

I'm also wondering if, based upon what i read in those...
Forum: Antennas 9-Jan-2012, 7:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 12,055
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Question: Can error rate also cause the signal...

Question: Can error rate also cause the signal meter to go up or down?
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2012, 7:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,806
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Understood. I just hope that the 12 hours that my...

Understood. I just hope that the 12 hours that my phenomena persisted are the last 12 hours of it that I see. It has not happened before or since. I personally cannot blame my setup for something...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2012, 6:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,806
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Part of my troubleshooting technique as of late...

Part of my troubleshooting technique as of late is a good dose of "wait n' see". And so I waited until Saturday(Jan 7th) and sure enough both PBSers(21 WLIW and 49WEDW) returned to normal. During...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2012, 6:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,806
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Actually my antennae are spaced quite a bit apart...

Actually my antennae are spaced quite a bit apart - one is on the roof aiming southwest, and the other(the DB8) is in the front yard, facing east-northeast, on top of an 8ft pole. LOL! The setup has...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2012, 6:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,248
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Signal: "Strength VS Quality"

Does a good primer on the above topic exist here or elsewhere?

If so I could use a good talking to, and my feelings won't be hurt! :)

I'll start off by saying that if the signal indicator on...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jan-2012, 2:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,806
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Reverse splitter. I have not experimented...

Reverse splitter.

I have not experimented with connecting just one antenna or the other since as stated above no other channels were affected by this sudden phenomenon. Everything is aimed where...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jan-2012, 3:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,806
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool STRANGE: WEDW 49(Bridgeport PBS) Frozen green/pink picture at 90-100%

The above situation has just started happening yesterday, Friday. Also yesterday channel 21 WLIW(Long Island PBS) signal strength dropped from a usable steady 50-60% down to 10-20%.

BACKGROUND:...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Dec-2011, 4:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,495
Posted By ChrisAntennahead
Cool Signal Strength Indicator Behavior On "Fringe" Channels

Location/Signal: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d4033f6f24debd5

Setup:
AC HBU-55 mounted facing 226deg south west as per the above resume. 50' of RG6 from antenna...
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