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Forum: Help With Reception Today, 10:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the report of improved reception and...

Thanks for the report of improved reception and the nice photo.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3230&d=1540074895
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Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 8:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By rabbit73
Solid Signal has them as ZHLSJ, but they are...

Solid Signal has them as ZHLSJ, but they are getting hard to find
https://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=zhlsj
Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 7:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By rabbit73
Your link to an FM signal report is only a link...

Your link to an FM signal report is only a link to enter the information for a report. FM reports don't link like the TVFool reports; you have to show an image.

However, I did an FM report based...
Forum: TV Database Updates Yesterday, 6:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By rabbit73
a generic TVFool report for Eau Claire, WI ...

a generic TVFool report for Eau Claire, WI
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d90387dca57fd60

WEAU shows on a report from rabbitears.info:
...
Forum: TV Database Updates Yesterday, 5:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By rabbit73
TVFool is using a defective database to generate...

TVFool is using a defective database to generate reports; there are many errors. The site doesn't have sufficient staff to correct the errors.

Yes, Repack is making the problem worse.

What does...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2018, 2:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By rabbit73
When I click on your Analysis Map link, Norton...

When I click on your Analysis Map link, Norton Security says it's dangerous. Can you give the TVFool URL to your report?
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2018, 2:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By rabbit73
He might have had a right to do it or he could...

He might have had a right to do it or he could have been a jerk. It depends upon how you made your connection. Can you show us a photo of what you did?

The NEC code is only a suggestion. The local...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Oct-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By rabbit73
Sorry to hear you are having a problem. That...

Sorry to hear you are having a problem.

That is a symptom of trees in the signal path.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Oct-2018, 7:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Styx555 A basement antenna sometimes...

Hello, Styx555

A basement antenna sometimes works, but it is the worst location. Why does it have to be in the basement?

Are you trying to combine antenna channels with cable channels, or will...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Oct-2018, 5:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By rabbit73
This is an extract from your report: ...

This is an extract from your report:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3225&d=1539278446

TVFool is using a defective database to generate reports, so there are some errors....
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Oct-2018, 2:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, yomanwill I suggest a Winegard...

Hello, yomanwill

I suggest a Winegard HD7694P antenna in the attic, aimed SE. How well it works will depend upon the signal loss from being in the attic, and any obstructions outside like trees or...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Oct-2018, 2:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,274
Posted By rabbit73
https://i.imgur.com/Cj29hmD.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/Cj29hmD.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/J2MQMk2.jpg

Thank you for the update and the photos. Looking good, niv!
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Oct-2018, 1:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By rabbit73
The NEC put out by the NFPA is only a suggested...

The NEC put out by the NFPA is only a suggested guideline, not a law.

I have posted it for your guidance, to be compete. I don't want you to be caught off guard and have you say: "Why didn't you...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Oct-2018, 3:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 770
Posted By rabbit73
If the antenna is outside, the coax shield should...

If the antenna is outside, the coax shield should be grounded with a grounding block that is connected to the house electrical system ground with 10 gauge copper wire for electrical safety and to...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Oct-2018, 1:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By rabbit73
WSET is still there, but it doesn't show on the...

WSET is still there, but it doesn't show on the TVFool report because they are using a defective database to generate reports.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3218&d=1538488079...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Oct-2018, 1:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, klahmers For reference, I see you...

Hello, klahmers

For reference, I see you have a previous thread:
Blacksburg,VA area recommendations
http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=14968

Thank you for the signal report.

What...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Oct-2018, 1:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome to the forum, Srvguy Thank you for...

Welcome to the forum, Srvguy

Thank you for the signal report.

If you mean WTHR NBC, real channel 13, virtual channel 13.1, then you need an antenna with more gain for VHF-High channels 7-13.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Sep-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,274
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the report and the photos. Glad you...

Thank you for the report and the photos. Glad you are happy with the results.

If the mast is grounded and the coax shield is grounded, that should be sufficient.

https://i.imgur.com/STyUYvg.jpg...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Sep-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,274
Posted By rabbit73
Ordinarily, the antenna boom should be level, but...

Ordinarily, the antenna boom should be level, but at some locations reception is improved by tilting the front end up and even less often tilting the front end down.

Tilting the front end up...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Sep-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,274
Posted By rabbit73
Signal strength is certainly important, but you...

Signal strength is certainly important, but you want the maximum signal quality and 100% symbol quality.


Thank you for the update.

Good luck with your project. I hope that you will see an...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Sep-2018, 1:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,274
Posted By rabbit73
Here are the signal lines for KPNX and KPHO; ...

Here are the signal lines for KPNX and KPHO;

https://i.imgur.com/K582Uzp.jpg

changing scale to zoom in on signal lines:

https://i.imgur.com/9HjBgfY.jpg

the two transmitters are very close...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,274
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the callsigns. NBC is KPNX. ...

Thank you for the callsigns. NBC is KPNX.

The main purpose of the red line is to show in an oblique "birds-eye" view where the signals from the SW cross the house across the street to help you...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2018, 8:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,274
Posted By rabbit73
They both perform well, based on the samples I...

They both perform well, based on the samples I tested. I ordered two of the AD UVSJs and one had the label upside down, but it worked OK. (Monday morning production)
...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2018, 5:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,274
Posted By rabbit73
The link works fine. ...

The link works fine.

https://i.imgur.com/Quz0AdL.jpg

Most people put the UHF on top because VHF signals can bend down a little better in rough terrain, but you can do it the way you want.
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2018, 1:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,274
Posted By rabbit73
Many say that it is just as good. The instruction...

Many say that it is just as good. The instruction sheet says 10 to 14 dB.
https://www.newark.com/stellar-labs/30-2476/fringe-directional-antenna-vhf/dp/71Y5462
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