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Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2018, 7:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
I never really thought that, because channel 8...

I never really thought that, because channel 8 suddenly went off, completely dead. I scanned through the other channels, which were fine, until I came to PBS which was also completely dead. My second...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2018, 7:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Hi Joe. :D Yes, it seems that they have more...

Hi Joe. :D

Yes, it seems that they have more long-distance problems now than when they were still analog. As I found out, channel 8 here was still transmitting but on low power after the lightning...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Sep-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
I had a friend look, and somehow she found the...

I had a friend look, and somehow she found the info that I couldn't: Lightning hit them Tuesday night and PBS also, but PBS got their signal back up fairly quickly. Channel 8 just came back on...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Sep-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
@ Tower Guy, or anyone: How do you find out if a...

@ Tower Guy, or anyone: How do you find out if a transmitter is down?

I lost channel 8 (WROC) from Rochester last night. Still completely dead 20 hours later on both TVs, all other channels are...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Aug-2018, 1:45 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
One of my sisters lives about a mile north of...

One of my sisters lives about a mile north of 104, in Ontario. We all graduated from Webster schools.

What company is "Alpha"? Is that who Fred worked for? :confused:
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Thanks, very interesting stuff! I don't know...

Thanks, very interesting stuff! I don't know where else I could learn all this, but am glad to build up my knowledge from this site. :D

Where in WNY did you grow up? I'm from Webster (outside of...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2018, 3:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Hey AZ bud! Yes, I'm sure they have...

Hey AZ bud!

Yes, I'm sure they have problems, as I've experienced with both PBS and CBS just within the past few weeks. Because my digital reception with some stations can be edgy from ...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2018, 1:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Hey Joe! I hope all is well with you. :D ...

Hey Joe! I hope all is well with you. :D

More problems, surprise surprise. Channel 8 (CBS) has been out for a couple of days now. I was on the roof a couple of hours ago (no wind, but I took...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2018, 1:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Another little incident to add: The last few...

Another little incident to add:

The last few nights I had problems getting channel 13; the audio would cut in and out and the picture would distort, although never go away completely. Ch 13 has...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2018, 1:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,942
Posted By Dagwood
Wow, I checked that out and started reading that...

Wow, I checked that out and started reading that guy's post and what he did. But into the second or third paragraph I realized this was way over my head. I guess I'll just leave things alone.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2018, 2:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,942
Posted By Dagwood
Although I can't offer you any help with your...

Although I can't offer you any help with your problem, the red sentence intrigues me.

I used two Zenith converters from 2009 up until a couple of years ago when I bought new TVs. The converters...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2018, 2:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Thanks! :D

Thanks! :D
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Ha! Joe I owe you another one! Yes, that explains...

Ha! Joe I owe you another one! Yes, that explains everything. One doesn't normally expect a TV station to go down for days, so I assumed it was me.

And I had just composed a huge message,...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2018, 1:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Well I lost 21 again. I was on the roof today...

Well I lost 21 again. I was on the roof today (took cordless phone with me!) moved the antenna back and forth but could not pick up 21 at all. This has never happened before.

So last week I...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Aug-2018, 1:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Thanks Joe! http://i53.tinypic.com/103ip84.gif ...

Thanks Joe! http://i53.tinypic.com/103ip84.gif

Heh, yeah I learned my lesson last winter about getting up on the roof out here and nobody knowing about it. :(

Any particular rotor you'd...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Wow, that's some pricey stuff. FWIW, I would...

Wow, that's some pricey stuff. FWIW, I would probably only use it 5-10 times a year, and only tweaking it a short distance either way when I do use it.

I'll be 68 in a couple of weeks and will...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2018, 3:34 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Thanks Rabbit. :) UPDATE: For several...

Thanks Rabbit. :)

UPDATE:

For several days now PBS (21) has been edgy -- audio breaking up, slight pixelation. It has been probably my strongest signal; have never had a problem with it since...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2018, 5:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Rabbit, I'm totally lost. I went to the link in...

Rabbit, I'm totally lost. I went to the link in post #47, (http://forum.tvfool.com/showpost.php?p=59947&postcount=47) used the alternate method there because I don't have a very high speed...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2018, 4:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
I just ran through it and now that I see it, I...

I just ran through it and now that I see it, I know I've done it before -- maybe last winter. At any rate, I will PM you the link.
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jun-2018, 2:24 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
How do I do that? :confused:

How do I do that? :confused:
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jun-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Wow, no kidding. This is the first I've heard of...

Wow, no kidding. This is the first I've heard of it.

I do see that it is a year away, so that's probably why I've heard nothing on TV about it yet.

Will any of this make any of my channels...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jun-2018, 9:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Yup, it never comes in during the summer, even...

Yup, it never comes in during the summer, even 20-30 years ago when it was analog. Digital actually helped it; it stays on longer in the spring and comes back sooner in the fall. I gain maybe a month...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jun-2018, 4:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Thanks for your help and comments, Joe! Hopefully...

Thanks for your help and comments, Joe! Hopefully the problems were just with channel 8's signal not being up to par, as you suggested.

I don't know what I would do without you knowledgeable guys...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jun-2018, 3:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
UPDATE: I ordered that new housing thingy...

UPDATE:

I ordered that new housing thingy last winter. My channels were coming in fine after my last post, so the housing sat in its shipping box.

So here it is in late June and channel 8 is...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Dec-2017, 3:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 22,340
Posted By Dagwood
Ha, thanks Joe. :D Keep your eye on the news! ...

Ha, thanks Joe. :D Keep your eye on the news!

Some friends of mine suggested exactly what you recommended when I told them the story a couple of weeks ago. I didn't do that yesterday, but I did...
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