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Forum: Help With Reception 12-Nov-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,128
Posted By RMinNJ
Brokenspoke, that is so cool.. Sadly besides...

Brokenspoke, that is so cool.. Sadly besides the tower many of us don't have a bucket loader to mount anything so high.
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Nov-2019, 1:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By RMinNJ
According to the zip code you provided in your TV...

According to the zip code you provided in your TV Fool report, the rabbitears.info report shows better Post-Repack reception for that area. Obviously, you mentioned you were in a bit of a hole with...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Oct-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 546
Posted By RMinNJ
I can only add that the RCA preamp I brought ...

I can only add that the RCA preamp I brought (because it can act as a VHF/UHF combiner) did not work at all...the quality control is consistent with the amazon reviews.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2019, 5:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By RMinNJ
A followup when I asked is it 1/3 the gain of...

A followup when I asked is it 1/3 the gain of 751? double? triple?


The highest gain for the ANT3037E is 10.5 dBi.
Customer Service


So thats a little less secret I guess.. I guess one...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2019, 3:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,120
Posted By RMinNJ
Walmart.. It was in a specific walmart in my...

Walmart.. It was in a specific walmart in my area when I did a search. They had both on the shelf and I picked the smaller box. Reading on here there was talk the 751r was better so when I...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 9:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,120
Posted By RMinNJ
The box was blue in color instead of white ...but...

The box was blue in color instead of white ...but shorter like the picture and the antennna boom came in 2 pieces like that. The ANT751r was a longer white box with the boom in one long piece.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 4:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,120
Posted By RMinNJ
A bit off topic but out of curiosity I had picked...

A bit off topic but out of curiosity I had picked up an ANT751r (longer box) having read here that its VHF would be better than the ANT751e (shorter box but blue) i tried.

It could have been the...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2019, 8:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By RMinNJ
Here is my reply from Voxx support; ...

Here is my reply from Voxx support;

Unfortunately, the gain information is proprietary information that we prefer not to share outside of our organization. The ANT3037E will perform better than...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By RMinNJ
Ant3037e

Anyone have gain numbers on this 66 inch antenna?

https://www.rcaantennas.net/outdoor/?sku=ANT3037E

Indeed I have a hard time finding gain numbers on most of the RCA antennas.
Emails to the...
Forum: Antennas 23-Jul-2019, 3:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 43,520
Posted By RMinNJ
So the ground block for the coax should; a.)...

So the ground block for the coax should;

a.) Not be up by the antenna or in the house?
b.) Should not be in series with the the mast ground wire ?

What that means for me is running more...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2019, 1:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,684
Posted By RMinNJ
I dont know... I just went through this and the...

I dont know... I just went through this and the antennas I tried did not do well at all in the attic. Maybe your attic is different than mine. Its a shame because attic is a convenient and...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
Ok I again want to thank everyone here for...

Ok I again want to thank everyone here for helping and following the thread.

The conclusion will be a let down to some ... I learned so much and have knowledge I need for the future.
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Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jun-2019, 4:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,424
Posted By RMinNJ
BadFish, Wow you are further than me from...

BadFish,

Wow you are further than me from the NYC... You can try your friends antenna and see what you get.. What I have been doing is trying different antenna's and returning them.

I do not...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jun-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
I hear you... I will say I was just surprised...

I hear you... I will say I was just surprised that I can get signal.. Im basically trying different antennas. I think at 50 miles a larger
antenna should a starting place. Or you can just pick...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jun-2019, 1:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
RCA ANT751r vs ANT751e

OTAFAN,

I found an older thread of yours talking about the older RCA751r and the newer RCA 7511?

There were 2 on the shelf at walmart...an ANT751r in a long box and the ANT751e in a shorter...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Jun-2019, 7:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
atmospheric conditions?

Ok... still mucking around .. I picked up an RCA ANT751e and the tiny onn amp just for giggles.

Today it was rainy and cloudy... placed it on a ladder on the driveway. about 5 ft off...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jun-2019, 9:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
Thanks rickbb, my asphalt driveway is below the...

Thanks rickbb, my asphalt driveway is below the gable as well as light directly in the middle. That sounds likea cool rotation solution.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jun-2019, 3:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
kb4, Thanks. I'm thinking if I'd like to...

kb4, Thanks.

I'm thinking if I'd like to try a combo UHF/VHF antenna.. I just don't think a tall stack
with the Stellar labs and then a flat panel UHF mounted on my eave/gable is going to be...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jun-2019, 5:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
Ok guys. I first want to preface this with a...

Ok guys. I first want to preface this with a big thanks for all the help...you guys know what you are talking about for sure.

I had purchased the Stellar Labs 30-2475 and the RCA TVPRAMP1Z ...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2019, 9:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
I ordered the 2475.. We will see. the 2476...

I ordered the 2475.. We will see. the 2476 was like 20 inches longer for 2db.
Forum: Help With Reception 22-May-2019, 8:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
LOL Now that leaves are on the trees I called...

LOL Now that leaves are on the trees I called the DISH people and the guy
simply put my address in antennaweb.org and said I can only get channel 7...only channel they would expect me to get with...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-May-2019, 1:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,459
Posted By RMinNJ
Maybe try an amp or different amp on your current...

Maybe try an amp or different amp on your current antenna? A separate VHF antenna and a combiner? Lots of things you can try based on your time.
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Apr-2019, 4:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
Thanks so much for the replies. That HD...

Thanks so much for the replies. That HD stacker antenna sure looks nice except for the price. I would love to have it mounted in the attic like in the pictures .attic would be so convenient and...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2019, 1:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
house in woods

I can go on the roof. I can put a up as high an antenna as I want...no neighbors. But nothing will get above the trees. Thats why I was going to wait for summer.
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2019, 5:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,756
Posted By RMinNJ
Any hope for house in woods

I'm 34 miles from the NYC transmitters but surrounded by trees.
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d90383cd810a4bf


Any hope of getting more UHF or vhf hi channels 11...
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