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Forum: Help With Reception 30-Aug-2015, 4:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,540
Posted By lspecski
Thanks, rerunning the cable is not an option, so...

Thanks, rerunning the cable is not an option, so I will try some higher quality connectors and keep trying the splice.
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Aug-2015, 2:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,540
Posted By lspecski
Help with VHF on one of 2 TVs

Thie forum was very helpful previously in helping me build a VHF antenna. My reception is perfect on one TV with a short cable run. My second TV has a 100 ft run. The UHF signals are coming...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2015, 6:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Update, all is good, Rabbit 73, your plan worked...

Update, all is good, Rabbit 73, your plan worked with the Radio Shack Diplexer and the splitter. With a bit of movement of the Antenna, I am getting a 78% signal. The problem with my Samsung was...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2015, 4:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Rabbit73, your design in post 23 works for the...

Rabbit73, your design in post 23 works for the Olevia without the splitter. The Olevia gives me signal strength of between 70-80% for Channel 6when I added the splitter, it dropped to 44%. On the...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2015, 3:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Diplexer

I am fortunate to still have a local Radio Shack, I'll let you know later to today. Does it matter if the diplexer goes before the Amazon powered box or after. If I go after, I would have only one...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2015, 3:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Sorry, I was incorrect, the set up that worked...

Sorry, I was incorrect, the set up that worked best so far was having the Amazon antenna go through through the powered splitter box that came with the Antenna, I added the diplexer after that and...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2015, 3:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Yes that is the setup. The splitter though is a...

Yes that is the setup. The splitter though is a powered unit that came with the Amazon Antenna.

This was my comment on the diplexer question I posted it in the wrong spot.

It's actually a...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2015, 2:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,394
Posted By lspecski
Combining a UHF/VHF Hi Antenna with VHF Lo

It's actually a Dish Network triplexer, I have the dipole on the first spot and I've tried the other antenna on the 2nd and third spot.

http://pimages.solidsignal.com/ES175284_1_zoom.bmp

I...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2015, 8:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Thanks for your help so far. I hope this makes...

Thanks for your help so far. I hope this makes sense to the people on the forum because it makes no sense to me. First, here is my report again:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jun-2015, 4:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
WPVI Channel 6 in NJ

Can I get suggestions on 2-3 antenna options to get WPVI in Philadelphia. It is VHF-Low.

Here is my report.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8230d475eb3aeb
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jun-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Thanks for your help.

Thanks for your help.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jun-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Channel 3 is CBS, KYW. I do not have any...

Channel 3 is CBS, KYW. I do not have any reception issues. Would mind explaining to me how you read the report to know than an indoor antenna won't work. When I decided on the antenna the report...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jun-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Sorry, it was a typo it is channel 6, WPVI. This...

Sorry, it was a typo it is channel 6, WPVI. This is the Antenna.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00M5RXL5M?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00

All I really need/want is 3, 6,...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jun-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
VHF-LO Reception

I live in a Philadelphia suburb around 29 miles from the tower. Here is the signal report:

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d82309f356ad8c6

I get all of the stations I...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-May-2015, 5:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
I get the stations on 222 fine unfortunately the...

I get the stations on 222 fine unfortunately the major networks are at 316. I am currently pointed at 304, I don't fully understand True north versus magnetic north. if I point the antenna at...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-May-2015, 4:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,042
Posted By lspecski
Do I need to go to the roof or is there a fix?

I went the cheap route with an Antenna,

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00M5RXL5M?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00

I installed it in my attic 80% of the time the picture is...
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