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Forum: Help With Reception 4-Apr-2011, 4:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,927
Posted By Andy
No that is good advice. Very quick to test...

No that is good advice.

Very quick to test and verify too.
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Apr-2011, 4:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,927
Posted By Andy
True but for $25 and an easy return at Walmart it...

True but for $25 and an easy return at Walmart it worked for me.

I think the best thing for him to do would be to borrow a small high-end HD-TV and visit some of his neighbors with antennas.


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Forum: Help With Reception 4-Apr-2011, 3:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,927
Posted By Andy
P.S. The Samsung we have seems to tune slightly...

P.S. The Samsung we have seems to tune slightly better than the Sony. If it's your converter box tuner, well tuners and/or TVs aren't cheap but looking at the cost of some of these antennas and doing...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Apr-2011, 3:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,927
Posted By Andy
Wow, Farmingville is a nice place to live. I road...

Wow, Farmingville is a nice place to live. I road the train to the very end of Long Island once, loved it.

How many years has this setup been up? You are between two salty bodies of water, double...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Apr-2011, 3:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
Thanks. I'm not interested in such a tower.

Thanks. I'm not interested in such a tower.
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,029
Posted By Andy
LOL, works for me. Seriously though I would take...

LOL, works for me. Seriously though I would take what you guys do and use the general compass heading to get in the neighborhood of aiming but definately do not ignore the signal meters on your...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 9:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,029
Posted By Andy
The same way you guys do. I'm looking at strength...

The same way you guys do. I'm looking at strength of signal on his chart. And then I recommend my favourite which is what you guys do. And if it don't work, oh well, it's a special condition caused...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 6:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,029
Posted By Andy
I've a bit odd you but you are laughable. I...

I've a bit odd you but you are laughable. I already said even the designer of the HD Stacker recommended I didn't buy it for my situation. And I'm not going to buy the thing. You are here telling...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 4:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
Thanks, that would work probably best in my...

Thanks, that would work probably best in my situation.

But I'm not actually interested in watching TV. I must have 500 DVDs I've never watched. I'm a bit weird I know...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 4:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
Thanks. No, I haven't identified an...

Thanks.

No, I haven't identified an interfering signal that needs to be blocked. I was just sorting through the possibilites. I guess the best course of action if I want to satisfy my curiousity...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 3:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
Very Interesting thread about IF-AGC and Sony...

Very Interesting thread about IF-AGC and Sony HD-TVs:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1110510

If I am to believe this channel 2.1 has a signal but there is nothing I know of...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 3:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
I'm messing with the 'Signal Diagnostics' for the...

I'm messing with the 'Signal Diagnostics' for the Sony Bravia XBR 32".

For WKSO 29.1:
Physical Channel: 14
Frequency (kHz): 473000
Modulation : 8VSB
Status : Lock
Errors ...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 2:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
Fringe Location

Hey guys,

Thanks.

I asked the the designer of the HS Stacker and he told me for my location he didn't think the HS Stacker would do anything appreciably better than the EZ-HD similar (I think...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 4:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
Oh, I see now, the poll show who voted for which...

Oh, I see now, the poll show who voted for which option, 'public'.

Sorry but I didn't notice the word public in your complaint because I took it to mean that these forums are public, which this...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 4:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
Huh? I don't understand. What do you mean by...

Huh? I don't understand. What do you mean by tricks?
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 3:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,927
Posted By Andy
I don't think trees are leaving out that much yet...

I don't think trees are leaving out that much yet so that far north. Trees in the vicinity may have finally grown enough to block signal.

Call the station and ask if the power of the transmission...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 3:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
If i could remove the poll I would as there is no...

If i could remove the poll I would as there is no point relying on a poll the users find offensive.
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 3:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
Wink Polls

??

I'm surprised. I certainly didn't mean to offend. Why do they allow polls then if the user community finds them offensive? I thought polls where an easy way to get an opinion on a question from...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 3:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,029
Posted By Andy
Well I'm no expert but looking at your charts it...

Well I'm no expert but looking at your charts it looks like a quick and easy way to get more channels than you have interest in really is to buy an HD Stacker. Money Back Guaranty and free shipping...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 3:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,029
Posted By Andy
It is definitely worth it. You say you are in a...

It is definitely worth it. You say you are in a difficult reception area but I only get PBS.

I don't miss the satellite or cable at all. I like having so few commercials and no commercial...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2011, 2:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,585
Posted By Andy
Question Thin Signals

I was thinking of getting an HD Stacker.

I have an antenna almost identical to the EZ-HD and aplified with 18dB that I pick up WKSO 29.1 with. My set up is cheap but it gets the main station I...
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