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Forum: Help With Reception 2-Oct-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,576
Posted By Markm
Thanks GroundUrMast, I might try something...

Thanks GroundUrMast,

I might try something or may aim at Peoria. I do get several channels just mainly having trouble with channel 5 NBC at times. Thanks again
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Oct-2013, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,576
Posted By Markm
preamp advice

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I just installed a new Winegard HD8200U antenna with my previous preamp an hdp269. The results are a little better than what I had before. We have the same antenna at work with an ap8700...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Sep-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,811
Posted By Markm
JC TG and GUM, Thanks for the...

JC TG and GUM,

Thanks for the recommendations! I will post the results when the project is complete.

Thanks again,

Mark
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Sep-2011, 5:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,811
Posted By Markm
Another antenna project

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The company that I work for is doing a breakroom expansion, which will include one tv. This is a seed corn processing...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Jul-2011, 2:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

I answered your question earlier and asked you a couple, maybe you missed them.

But I have another question: Do you know of a promo code for solid signal for free shipping was thinking...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

I also receive 2 channels from the back side of the antenna, WEEK vc 25 NBC and WMBD vc 31 CBS which is more reliable than WEEK. Both are fairly strong at night. I have a Zenith DTT901...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
TV Antennas and Reception

John,

Right now I do not receive WTVP-DT 46 PBS. I know earlier you said I had a better shot at true 200 degrees than true 73 degrees. When I aimed at 200 degrees nothing, at 73 degrees I get...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,


What if I just forget about the VHF channels. If I get an AD 91XG can I use the Winegard HDP-269 preamp that I have or do I need the kinztech KT-200 coax powered amp you suggested...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Jul-2011, 1:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

Thanks again,

I might try that combination this fall. I looked up the prices about $150 for all of it. I might just go after the UHF channels but the cs600 is only $23.00 at solid...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Jul-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

The matching transformer and 4' cable finally got here, installed today. I don't know if it helped much, we will see. Well I went from 1 channel with 4 sub channels to somewhere between 25-...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jun-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
TV Antennas and Reception

John,

Sorry again,

Here is the list 3rd times a charm, WWTO vc 35 IND, WPWR vc 50 MyNetwork, WFLD vc 32 FOX, WLS vc 7 ABC, WMBD vc 31 CBS, WGN vc 9 The CW, WEEK vc 25 NBC, WSNS vc 44 TEL, WCIU...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jun-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,
Sorry about that! I just typed up a list of channels, got logged out some how while typing it. Will try again,

Mark

Just typed up another one gone again.
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jun-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

Installed!

I don't have a complete list of channels but I hope the new matching transformer and another new cable will help when they arrive.

But at least I have a few channels at this time of...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jun-2011, 9:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

The winegard HDP269 preamp arrived today, the matching transformer is still out there with UPS maybe tomorrow or Friday. I know earlier you said not to reuse the existing transformer. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jun-2011, 1:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John

I found some premade RG-6 quad shield cables with compression ends at Menards today. I have them, just waiting on the pre-amp shipped today, the matching transformer and 4' cable are still in...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Jun-2011, 1:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

I was looking at the Menards website they carry RCA premade RG-6 coax and Home Depot carries GE brand. Are those good enough or should I look somewhere else? Or should I buy a roll of coax...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jun-2011, 2:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

I did that when I was up there. I was receiving a NBC station WEEK vc 25 out of Bloomington or Peoria earlier and also added WGN and maybe one or two others.
But they all come and go as...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

Dave

Thanks for your suggestion, I should be able to get that on my mast. I will wait till I get the preamp and new matching transformer and new RG-6 coax installed and see what happens.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2011, 2:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

I just checked my tv and like normal back to the one IND channel. I assume the preamp will help keep the signal through the daytime hours.

Thanks,
Mark
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

I planned on getting on the roof to check the antenna for damage today until I repositioned the antenna and got some channels, would like to have gotten WMAQ (vc 5) NBC. I will probably go...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

John,

I ordered the matching transformer last nite too.

I repositioned the antenna last nite, did a rescan and got in 3 channels plus the extra couple that come with them. I did another rescan...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2011, 2:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

http://www.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/dcbint/cpindex.pl?ctn=SDV7700K%2F17&dct=FAQ&faqview=1&new_tmpl=1&refdisplay=ANTENNA_QAC_76070&refnr=0076070&scy=US&slg=AEN

John,

I was surfing the web and...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2011, 1:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv Antennas and Reception

Thanks John

I just ordered the Winegard HDP269 from Solid Signal.
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv antennas and reception

Right now all I get is the IND channel 10 or 35.1 to 35.5. On certain nights I can get an channel or two out of Chicago channel 2 CBS or channel 7 ABC.

I used to get all of these channels and then...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,606
Posted By Markm
Tv antennas and reception

Thanks again John

I am getting ready to order the Winegard HPD269 and the matching transformer and RG-6 cable.

Is there any difference in RG-6 cable?
Also do I need the 1296f gain adjuster?...
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