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Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jan-2019, 9:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Alan909
TV Antenna Repeater Question

Is there such a thing to put a TV Repeater System on a hill to get signals from the main TV stations from another city to transmit to a local community with antennas???...:confused:
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jan-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,049
Posted By Alan909
Several channels says "Mode Not Supported"

I have had several new channels added in scan mode but all says "Mode Not Supported" and do not know why...I have signal strength from 6 to 9 with 10 being highest...All my regular channels are...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Dec-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,113
Posted By Alan909
Getting False TVFool Report

For some strange reason, my TVFool report has changed...is there a glitch in the system???...It shows way less stations than it usually shows...and I still receive all my usual channels...been doing...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Dec-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,547
Posted By Alan909
Gray-Hoverman Antenna Question

Can anyone tell my why no one manufactures the Gray-Hoverman Antenna???...all I see is DIY on my searches...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,964
Posted By Alan909
I am combing the Clearstream 4 and Db8...

I am combing the Clearstream 4 and Db8...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,964
Posted By Alan909
Low Loss Combiner Question???

I am combing two antennas outside on my pole...My question is, what are the few choices of lowest loss combiners that will stand the elements of the weather???(snow, ice, etc.)...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Sep-2015, 8:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,185
Posted By Alan909
PA-18 and Noise Test

Thank you for the information...I did the noise test with the Jeep radio on AM and did find increase in noise the closer I got to my antenna...turned everything off in the house one by one and the...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2015, 7:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,185
Posted By Alan909
TVfool Report

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8e031037bd3a72

Here is my report as requested...I have a DB8 antenna 15 ft high and high quality 25ft coax direct to my TV...used a...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,185
Posted By Alan909
Why Better Reception When Raining???(DB8)

I bought a new DB8 antenna(and buying the C5 soon to add) and very happy with it...only had it for a week and noticed when it rains, I get better reception and more channels...Is this natural??? or...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,894
Posted By Alan909
Correct TVFool Report

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8e03504f0d4491

Thank you for the information...here is the correct report...I used to recieve channel 12 easily with my Wingard and...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2015, 7:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,894
Posted By Alan909
Stacking DB8 With Clearstream 5 Question

I bought my first DB8 from AntennaDirect and very happy with it...also bought 25ft Monster TV Cable...DB8 is 15ft in the air...some trees and house block some signals...BUT...channel 12 is very weak...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jan-2015, 9:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By Alan909
Thank you so much for a quick reply...Falling ice...

Thank you so much for a quick reply...Falling ice ruined my Winegard few days ago so I have a long wish list to order from Antennas direct when I get my income tax return...including the DB8e and the...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jan-2015, 8:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By Alan909
DB8e Questions???

Window shopping to buy my first DB8e antenna and saw many venders was not in stock...did they stop production??? and heard they might have them again in 3 to 4 weeks...
Also was wondering about the...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Nov-2014, 8:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,319
Posted By Alan909
Relocating And Need Best Antenna Possible

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dd2436b90ced742

I am relocating and like to know a few choices of the best types of antennas and pre-amp to get...the home is a duplex...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Mar-2013, 1:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,726
Posted By Alan909
Thanks ghz24 as I am a step ahead of you and...

Thanks ghz24 as I am a step ahead of you and downloaded thr 4nec2 last week but did not know it was the best to use...now just need to learn how to use it...I just got here in upstate new york today...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 23-Mar-2013, 5:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,177
Posted By Alan909
Interesting, so I take it the LPDA Feed would...

Interesting, so I take it the LPDA Feed would work well with an old 7 ft parabolic c band dish if positioned properly???
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 23-Mar-2013, 4:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,961
Posted By Alan909
Stacking MXU59 UHF Antenna Question???

I have noticed on my MXU59 UHF Antenna it has 2 connection places, one on bottom and one on top, both with wing nuts to accept 300 ohm wire or a balun...the top connection according to the directions...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2013, 7:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,017
Posted By Alan909
That is the confusing part, on the site page,...

That is the confusing part, on the site page, there is questions and answers...and a few of the questions in the FAQ's section was...
"Why do I need a Boost amplifier?
The Boost amplifier helps...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2013, 5:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,017
Posted By Alan909
The New Winegard "BOOST" Amplifier???

Has anyone know of or used the new Wingard Boost Amplifier??? and if so, how did it work???...Or any comments about this item???...It claims to have a noise level of 1.0 db...will try to post link...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 22-Mar-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,177
Posted By Alan909
What is a "LPDA FEED" ???

What is a "LPDA FEED" ???
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2013, 1:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,726
Posted By Alan909
Thank you and was similar site and will read...

Thank you and was similar site and will read entire subject later tonight or tomorrow...Good to know there is a forum space on here about projects, did not know it was in the "Enthusiast's...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,726
Posted By Alan909
Converting Old Style C Band Dish To A Antenna

Love the CM 4251, wish they still made them...

"Wish they had an experimental projects or DIY section in this forum, could prove interesting"

...anyhow...I was up late one night researching...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Mar-2013, 6:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,726
Posted By Alan909
If you can invent a losses combiner, you would...

If you can invent a losses combiner, you would hope to get twice the power. Expressed in decibels, that would be 3.01 dB additional gain (rounded to the closest 100th of a dB). Many folks have tried...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Mar-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,113
Posted By Alan909
Thanks for your input Teleview...Got me sold on...

Thanks for your input Teleview...Got me sold on the Kitztech PreAmps, definately going to order one, looks like worth every nickel...

I am assuming you meant the CM4228 and not the CM4428???...If...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Mar-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,113
Posted By Alan909
Thanks for the info, great feature...No, that did...

Thanks for the info, great feature...No, that did not work out very well either as the 5 acres here is flat land and tried almost every location...From the look of things and my limited options, I...
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