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Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2011, 7:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
I pointed the antenna at 138 true (145 magnetic)...

I pointed the antenna at 138 true (145 magnetic) to receive the Charlotte stations that are the farthest away (FOX-WCCB 18.1 & ABC-WSOC 9.1). Tower Guy and ADTech suggested that if I point the...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2011, 1:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
Turns out I didn't have the antenna pointed...

Turns out I didn't have the antenna pointed correctly. It was pointed at 180 (magn), it should have been pointed at 145 (magn). I used a compass and correctly pointed it this afternoon. I now get...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2011, 5:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
I was using a little 7" LCD on the roof to help...

I was using a little 7" LCD on the roof to help me point the antenna. Got it close that way. I then hooked it up to the big TV (figured it had a better tuner) and it grabbed 34(!) total channels on...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
Finally got the antenna up. 9 stations!! No...

Finally got the antenna up. 9 stations!! No rotator and no preamp. Thanks to everyone here and TVFool!!
Forum: Help With Reception 27-May-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
I placed an order today for: Antennas Direct...

I placed an order today for:

Antennas Direct DB4
Winegard Gable End Mount
WINEGARD 5-Feet Swedged Masting Antenna

I added the 5 foot section to add some height to the antenna. Everything I...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
I am pretty sure the PS3 will play Mpeg2 streams....

I am pretty sure the PS3 will play Mpeg2 streams. I don't want to mess with Microsofts Media Center. I currently am using a stand alone Networked Media Center Drive to stream to my PS3. It works...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
Now THAT helped! Thanks!! I think I understand...

Now THAT helped! Thanks!! I think I understand now. These transponders rebroadcast (or simulcast) the original stations broadcast on a different "real" channel. But it will show up as a (virtual)...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
Thanks for the info. My plan is to add a tv...

Thanks for the info. My plan is to add a tv tuner card to one of my PC's. Then, I want to save my shows in a format that I can stream to my PS3 for viewing on my tv. I am hoping this is possible,...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
I think you have misunderstood my question. I...

I think you have misunderstood my question. I have done my research and I know about sub-stations. And I am fully aware of google, however, Titan TV (et al.) do not list the stations you discussed...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 9:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
Sorry, that was in the post that hasn't been...

Sorry, that was in the post that hasn't been approved. Initially 1, Max 2 at this point.
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 9:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
I understand the difference between Real and...

I understand the difference between Real and Virtual channels. That is how I know I can get all the channels I need with a UHF Antenna. Even though WBTV is on "channel 3". After doing some more...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 8:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
Since I am new to the OTA stuff, what are all...

Since I am new to the OTA stuff, what are all these stations? I am only really aware of the following:

WHKY - 40 - IND
WBTV - 23 - CBS
WCNC - 22 - NBC
WJZY - 47 - CW
WTVI - 14 - PBS
WUNE -...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 8:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
Initially, I will be hooking it up to a Dish...

Initially, I will be hooking it up to a Dish Network VIP622 (which has an OTA tuner in it). In the future I will hook it directly to my 50" Panasonic and then (hopefully) to a tv tuner in a PC to...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 7:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
That is good to know. Thanks!!

That is good to know. Thanks!!
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 7:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
My first step was to figure out if I can get the...

My first step was to figure out if I can get the stations and the quality of the signal. But on the PVR side, I was thinking of buying a TV Turner card for one of my existing PC's. Then I was hoping...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 7:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
So a 4-bay will be fine? I thought I might have...

So a 4-bay will be fine? I thought I might have alot of trouble getting the Stations that are 45 miles away. That is why I was looking at the 8-bay. Do you think I will need an amplifier? Looking...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-May-2011, 1:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,222
Posted By HannahWCU
Antenna Help In NC

To start things off, here is my info:

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d5747c83217d256

I am looking to cut the cord with my satellite provider (Dish, not that I don't...
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