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Forum: Antennas 24-Dec-2019, 4:05 AM
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Posted By eggman531916
Also, just to give credit where it is due, the...

Also, just to give credit where it is due, the folded dipole being too short was pointed out to me by someone who is trying to get approved to post here in the forums. He had been following this...
Forum: Antennas 24-Dec-2019, 3:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
I am very pleased to announce that this antenna...

I am very pleased to announce that this antenna project has been a success! Mistakes were made, four letter words were used, but in the end, it works. I had to change a few things in the design. The...
Forum: Antennas 1-Dec-2019, 3:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
So, I've decided to start gathering materials...

So, I've decided to start gathering materials needed for a 5 element Yagi found on the Yagi calculator page that GroundUrMast posted earlier. I decided to go with the folded dipole calculator as...
Forum: Antennas 14-Nov-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
Success! Well, sort of. My FM antenna was...

Success! Well, sort of. My FM antenna was delivered today so even though it was pretty cold here, I had to go out and play with it. Something is up with my rooftop antenna setup, so I installed a...
Forum: Antennas 10-Nov-2019, 6:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
Well, I tried a pair of rabbit ears measured out...

Well, I tried a pair of rabbit ears measured out for RF 6 with no luck. The small TV I carried up onto my shed roof again tries to lock on to something, but can't quite get it. Without the rabbit...
Forum: Antennas 9-Nov-2019, 2:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
I guess what I meant was like if I was using a...

I guess what I meant was like if I was using a balun to attach the cable to the antenna. Like how many have a 1 1/4" space on the driven element of a 4 bay or a 44mm or 88mm feedpoint gap on a Gray...
Forum: Antennas 8-Nov-2019, 2:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
Thank you Tower Guy for the dimensions on the...

Thank you Tower Guy for the dimensions on the Yagi. One question on it is though, what is the spacing on the feedpoint for the driven element? Though I've tried to teach myself how to use them in the...
Forum: Antennas 8-Nov-2019, 2:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
My RabbitFool report, err, Rabbitears report: ...

My RabbitFool report, err, Rabbitears report:
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=26219
Forum: Antennas 7-Nov-2019, 4:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
I had wondered about an FM antenna. Which sucks,...

I had wondered about an FM antenna. Which sucks, because I gave one away about a year and a half ago. And I really like the idea of using the extensions on a smaller antenna, but, most likely I'm...
Forum: Antennas 6-Nov-2019, 5:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
Also, yes, it's WKBS.

Also, yes, it's WKBS.
Forum: Antennas 6-Nov-2019, 5:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=2...

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d90386ebd6201d7
My TVFool report. It's not very accurate as these are the old listings and the channel I'm trying to get isn't even on there...
Forum: Antennas 4-Nov-2019, 3:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
Thank you for the information guys. I do want to...

Thank you for the information guys. I do want to try and build one to see if I can pull it off. But my plans may be on hold until the spring. I am roughly 30 miles from the towers of the Altoona...
Forum: Antennas 3-Nov-2019, 6:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 28,591
Posted By eggman531916
As always, there is good information here....

As always, there is good information here. Recently, a station that used to broadcast on RF 46 switched to RF 6 and now I find myself trying to figure out what to do. I've built probably close to a...
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