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Forum: Reception Devices Yesterday, 6:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,031
Posted By videobruce
Older thread, but still relevant question. ...

Older thread, but still relevant question.

From the 'Series 4' AKA Premiere TiVo, they have the absolutely worst tuners for multipath. Their Series 3HD had their last 'decent' tuner.
The current...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Feb-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
Possible, depending on conditions. Yes, to...

Possible, depending on conditions.
Yes, to protect RF 17 as much as possible which is not easy to achieve.

Correction on CHCH. That isn't available here thanks to the FCC and the CRTC. :mad:...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Feb-2021, 5:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
Tower Guy...

Tower Guy (http://forum.tvfool.com/member.php?u=14);
Yes, it can get VERY expensive depending on how many cavities you want. Horizontal 'stacking' antennas is out of the question. Too much wind...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Feb-2021, 5:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
rabbit73...

rabbit73 (http://forum.tvfool.com/member.php?u=583360);
To answer your questions;
Siglent SSA 3032X
'True' north (it's easier, the house is N-S, E-W within 1 degree which makes the job very easy...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Feb-2021, 3:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
That looks like a worse choice than the other. ...

That looks like a worse choice than the other.
You have a PM.
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Feb-2021, 2:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
If you are referring to this; ...

If you are referring to this;

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/31eC53rPI%2BL._AC_.jpg

Then I would say no.

What you are talking about is "stacking" antennas which is a...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Feb-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
Then to sum it up you are 40 & 50 miles from any...

Then to sum it up you are 40 & 50 miles from any of the xmitters with high gain antennas with no real overload conditions. Is that correct?

If so, then the Avant-X would be able to handle that....
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jan-2021, 3:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
work in progress

work in progress
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jan-2021, 3:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
Back to plan 'A'

What looked good on paper, wasn't in the field. After experimenting with this on my bench, not where the device would be placed, I finally did install it in place. Results overall were about the same...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jan-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
Main components & that RJ45 jack

The two main PCB components are as follows. Due to NDA and proprietary issues the Broadcom chipset, all I could find was a PR announcement for the 2015 CES (no less).

Broadcom BCM4554 Full-Band...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jan-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
Problems

The outstanding problem is differential in signal level. That was addressed here in one of his emails;
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My point;
From...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jan-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
Additional details

Taken from Justo Buffalo-Toronto plan
by Justo Rodal Santiago, Spain
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The AVANTx can accept signals in its input...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jan-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
Specifics & "Avant-X Custom User Manual"

Specifics;
The AVANTx has 4 independent input preamp stages (wideband up to 608 MHz) and then the set of 32 filters which are programmable with the different wanted channels. If a channel is...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jan-2021, 8:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,435
Posted By videobruce
Avant-X Programmable 4 input distribution amp from Televes

I was intrigued by this since it is such an unusual device. While there are plenty of preamps, even some with more than one input, for the most part almost everything is 'set'.

This is NOT a...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 3-Dec-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 62,138
Posted By videobruce
In spite of all the hype (aka BS marketing) from...

In spite of all the hype (aka BS marketing) from the Consumer Electronics Industry, OTA antenna use haven't really returned anywhere near what they portray.
Of course companies like Channel Master &...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Feb-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,505
Posted By videobruce
But is the antenna aimed towards those...

But is the antenna aimed towards those transmitters or somewhere else?
I'm seven miles away from three UHF TV transmitters and any amp will get overloaded when you are trying to receive stations 55...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Feb-2013, 7:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,505
Posted By videobruce
A 4228HD would of been a better choice. It's two...

A 4228HD would of been a better choice. It's two 4221's side by side. That 91xg probably would be the best choice.

Forget that eBay thing. :rolleyes:
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Feb-2013, 7:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,505
Posted By videobruce
Amazing, you have to be in a good location.WUTV...

Amazing, you have to be in a good location.WUTV (physical channel 14) in On Grand Island, 59 miles away. WNYO (physical channel 23) is in the next county, 87 miles away, thje saem distance as WGRZ...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Feb-2013, 6:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,561
Posted By videobruce
Post back your reception results.

Post back your reception results.
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Feb-2013, 6:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,505
Posted By videobruce
You are 12 miles NW of Toronto. The only stations...

You are 12 miles NW of Toronto. The only stations you would be able to receive (at 59 miles) are the ones on Gilligan's Island; WNED, WUTV, WNLO. The 'big 3' located in the Boston Hills are 89 miles...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Feb-2013, 6:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,384
Posted By videobruce
Military antennas are usually for 2 way...

Military antennas are usually for 2 way communication, not broadcast TV. While any piece of metal will receive signals, these would not be the proper choice.
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 10-Feb-2013, 6:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,970
Posted By videobruce
Unless you live near Gilligan's Island or in the...

Unless you live near Gilligan's Island or in the path of. :rolleyes:
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