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Forum: Help With Reception 1-Jan-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,657
Posted By featherz
Would be a pain in the tush to send back - the...

Would be a pain in the tush to send back - the package is thrashed and huge, plus it's already mounted on a pole. Hopefully we can make something work but I'll keep your suggestion on the list!!
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Dec-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,657
Posted By featherz
thanks for the assist.. I don't have the thing to...

thanks for the assist.. I don't have the thing to test with but will see what I can get. The DB8e is still hooked up and it does have better UHF even with the 8200U in the way. :P Would rather not...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Dec-2016, 7:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,657
Posted By featherz
Thought I would necro my own thread back up - we...

Thought I would necro my own thread back up - we did decide to try a Winegard HD-8200u antenna to see if anything would improve, as we were still getting poor reception when the leaves dropped off...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Aug-2016, 7:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,657
Posted By featherz
I am getting CBS now, although not sure how if...

I am getting CBS now, although not sure how if the DB8E should not see it. Maybe it's the clip on VHF addon? I've been pointing at 203ish - we figured out that was pretty much the only decent...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Aug-2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,657
Posted By featherz
No pre-amp, just one TV, no other amplification....

No pre-amp, just one TV, no other amplification. We have pines and various leafy deciduous trees. Would any amplification help? I've been only net streaming for years after ditching satellite so...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Aug-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,657
Posted By featherz
100 feet or so. I pretty much live in a forest,...

100 feet or so. I pretty much live in a forest, but the antenna points out over a few acres of cleared farmland. We could *try* and see what happens, worth a shot!
I get all the major networks and...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Aug-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,657
Posted By featherz
this is the tvfool exact lat/long at 30 feet....

this is the tvfool exact lat/long at 30 feet. Doesn't seem like much of a difference.
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de2cb7b1035394d

My db8e is pointed at 203 - we...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Aug-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,657
Posted By featherz
Thanks! I did run another tvfool with the...

Thanks! I did run another tvfool with the different heights (just from zip code) and it did not make much of a difference at all, but those tall trees could be making a huge difference here. I'll try...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Aug-2016, 9:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,657
Posted By featherz
hi guys! Help with new antenna setup..

We live in a rather rural area, 40ish miles away from any big city. I was gifted a DB8E with a VHF "retrofit" kit as none of the in-house antennas I tried would get more than one channel.

We have...
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