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Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2016, 4:35 PM
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Posted By MadMennonite
Did a quick test of AM radio in my car over the...

Did a quick test of AM radio in my car over the weekend. My radio reaches 1710khz, and there is a bit of high pitch noise when I get close to my driveway spot at my basement. There's also a looped...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Jun-2016, 1:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,179
Posted By MadMennonite
Just a quick update, able to ground the coax...

Just a quick update, able to ground the coax line. No difference, not able to pick up WPVI, but it's also a very humid night, so I'll try again over the next few days when I can.

Didn't get to...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jun-2016, 5:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,179
Posted By MadMennonite
Wow, thanks for all the additional material! ...

Wow, thanks for all the additional material!

Before I attempt the DIY Ch 6 antenna, I'll look into the noise issues you linked to. Very practical steps to take about choking noise. I'll start...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jun-2016, 4:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,179
Posted By MadMennonite
An update!

I'm reviving my old thread, figure it's easier this way versus creating a new thread since the end game is still the same.

Finally revisiting the OTA TV project at home after being lent a...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jan-2015, 5:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,179
Posted By MadMennonite
Knowing how much further Frackville is, that is...

Knowing how much further Frackville is, that is very impressive! Also compared to the CS600, the Y5713 is a few bucks cheaper.

So from what I'm gathering (Comparing this situation versus the...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jan-2015, 3:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,179
Posted By MadMennonite
From a theoretical standpoint, would building a...

From a theoretical standpoint, would building a channel specific antenna for 6 make more sense than going with an antenna like the Winegard?

At this point after seeing your post, it's probably...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jan-2015, 4:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,179
Posted By MadMennonite
Thanks Tim, Here's the antenna variations:...

Thanks Tim,

Here's the antenna variations: http://i.imgur.com/aW6ZFpZ.jpg, http://i.imgur.com/Yv79Tkc.jpg
Haven't made anything solid yet until I'm set.

Real Channel Must-Haves:
-6
-26 (Able...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jan-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,179
Posted By MadMennonite
Help with reception

Just made a DIY 4-bay bow tie antenna. First attempt with coat hangers, able to pull in one channel from my attic (KYW-TV). Second attempt with aluminum foil reflector and coat hangers resulted in...
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