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Forum: TV Database Updates 9-Aug-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By JoeAZ
WQED, PBS Pittsburgh is one of many stations...

WQED, PBS Pittsburgh is one of many stations missing.
Slowly, very slowly, stations that were missing are being
added.............
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,561
Posted By JoeAZ
Really interesting reading.................... ...

Really interesting reading....................
Thanks for the post.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2018, 6:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,561
Posted By JoeAZ
WXXI PBS Rochester, N.Y. suffered a major...

WXXI PBS Rochester, N.Y. suffered a major transmitter failure.
See story below.

http://www.wxxinews.org/post/update-wxxi-tv-reception

My guess is that they were operating at reduced power...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2018, 1:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,561
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings Dagwood, I have a couple thoughts you...

Greetings Dagwood,
I have a couple thoughts you may consider. I'd test an 8 bay bow tie antenna
or similar on your roof, completely independent of your current system. That
means trying new wire...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2018, 1:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,059
Posted By JoeAZ
In my hometown of Buffalo, NY, the longtime CBS...

In my hometown of Buffalo, NY, the longtime CBS affiliate, WIVB, turned in their license. They had always broadcast from Colden, NY, which is elevated and about 20 miles south of Buffalo. They are...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,561
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings Dagwood, Happy, Happy Birthday to...

Greetings Dagwood,

Happy, Happy Birthday to you!
Having lived in W.N.Y. for my first twenty years and seen
the fun weather, I'd say yes. Given the infrequent use and
minimal rotation, you...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2018, 1:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By JoeAZ
Before you buy anything you may want to try:...

Before you buy anything you may want to try: Temporarily
separating the two antennas by eliminating the combiner/splitter.
You will need to get on the roof, run a separate line from each
antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jul-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,732
Posted By JoeAZ
Both Rabbit and ADTech have given you good and...

Both Rabbit and ADTech have given you good and useful
information. Good, consistent reception at your distances is rare.
It may not be reasonably possible to improve your reception
without a...
Forum: Special Topics 24-Jul-2018, 9:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By JoeAZ
While you probably don't need to caulk, it might...

While you probably don't need to caulk, it might be a good
idea to do so. It is a whole lot easier to remove some caulk
over a screw than trying to unloosen a rusted one............
Be sure to...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jul-2018, 1:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,106
Posted By JoeAZ
And there you have it folks, the FINAL word on...

And there you have it folks, the FINAL word on broadcast reception.
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jul-2018, 6:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,111
Posted By JoeAZ
I seriously hope you can receive satisfactory...

I seriously hope you can receive satisfactory reception from your attic.
Unlike most other areas, in Arizona many homes have tile roofs. Those
tiles are made of concrete. Concrete blocks radio...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,111
Posted By JoeAZ
There are areas in East Mesa near Falcon Field...

There are areas in East Mesa near Falcon Field that TV Fool indicates
are line of sight that are not. In fact, I've gotten better signals
from Tucson than some of the Phoenix stations in Ftn...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2018, 1:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,111
Posted By JoeAZ
Perhaps you are with the CIA or an undercover...

Perhaps you are with the CIA or an undercover Chinese or Russian spy!!!!!!
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jul-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,111
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings, I install antennas in the Prescott,...

Greetings,
I install antennas in the Prescott, AZ and have done so in the Phoenix area as well. A very good option would be the Winegard 7694p since it covers all the frequencies used in Phoenix. ...
Forum: Digital TV and Mobile DTV 2-Jul-2018, 1:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By JoeAZ
What about all the fabulous programming on...

What about all the fabulous programming on Canadian channels?
What will you watch when television becomes a streaming only
media???
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jun-2018, 1:21 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,561
Posted By JoeAZ
Thank goodness we have NASCARKEN to provide such...

Thank goodness we have NASCARKEN to provide such insightfull
and knowledgeable content!
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,507
Posted By JoeAZ
Thank goodness we have NASCARKEN to keep...

Thank goodness we have NASCARKEN to keep everything straight!
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jun-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,561
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings Dagwood, In retrospect, the issue...

Greetings Dagwood,

In retrospect, the issue with channel 8, WROC may have been
at their end. Perhaps they were running at lower power than
normal or their antenna may have needed some "tuning"...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Apr-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 12,455
Posted By JoeAZ
WIVB is now channel sharing with Buffalo's CW...

WIVB is now channel sharing with Buffalo's CW station, WNLO.
They are to turn in their F.C.C. license. Some of the other
Buffalo stations will soon be doing the same. It is called
Spectrum Repack....
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2018, 7:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,591
Posted By JoeAZ
I do not fully understand your situation. You...

I do not fully understand your situation. You have a Winegard 7698 on a rotor and keep it pointed at NYC???? You have a UHF only antenna pointed toward Phil??? You want to know how to improve your...
Forum: Broadcaster's Lounge 2-Mar-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283,472
Posted By JoeAZ
I would not hold my breath for any new stations...

I would not hold my breath for any new stations in Southern Ontario.
Living in W.N.Y for many years, we used to be amazed at the large
antenna arrays in Ontario pointed for stations that serve...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Feb-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,226
Posted By JoeAZ
Lots of very good information for you. You can...

Lots of very good information for you.
You can also add to your antenna list the
Channel Master 3018, available via Home
Depot for about $70.00 It covers all the
VHF and UHF bands.
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jan-2018, 5:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,941
Posted By JoeAZ
I continue to believe Roku would be your best...

I continue to believe Roku would be your best option.
We now know you can watch tv from Huntsville, AL and
with Roku's News ON app, you can watch news from
Nashville via WKRN and WSMV and from...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2018, 1:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,941
Posted By JoeAZ
With the distance and trees, you are unlikely to...

With the distance and trees, you are unlikely to get
reliable reception, even with the best antennas. You
might want to consider streaming your programming
with something like Roku.......
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jan-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,993
Posted By JoeAZ
Those compact/plastic coated antennas generally...

Those compact/plastic coated antennas generally have limited gain
and are not good at VHF. You have VHF signals for Cleveland.
I would also suggest the Channel Master 3016, available via Home...
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