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Forum: Antennas 4-Jan-2020, 9:31 PM
Replies: 112
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Posted By OTAFAN
Hi MikeBear: Thanks for the update on the...

Hi MikeBear:

Thanks for the update on the latest version of this good work horse of an antenna. I don't know if this link to RCA is the same as you bought, but it's the only one labeled close to...
Forum: Antennas 28-Apr-2018, 7:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Thank you, Nascarken for the recommendation!...

Thank you, Nascarken for the recommendation! Wineguard 8200U is certainly a premium antenna, from what I could see on their website.

But I live in a strong signal area and don't need that large of...
Forum: Antennas 28-Apr-2018, 3:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
I'm glad you found your way through this thread...

I'm glad you found your way through this thread to TV Fool, gmcjetpilot!

And thank you very much for the informative post above! I will bookmark it for future reference.

Here in greater LA/OC...
Forum: Antennas 8-Oct-2017, 1:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Rca ant751

Well, not knowing his handle here on TV Fool, it would be easy for me to miss his postings, kennylive. I would have thought he might have been interested in chiming in on this thread. It would have...
Forum: Antennas 6-Oct-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Rca ant751

Hi kennylive: Yes, before I posted this thread here, I emailed Denny's Antenna with a question about the RCA751, or rather his version of it, but he never replied back.

So I posted my question(s)...
Forum: Antennas 25-Jun-2017, 3:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Rca ant751

[QUOTE=rabbit73;57752]One secret is that the UHF driven element is a tetrapole, in the original version of the 751.

I have another question regarding the tetrapole on the RCA751 as to how it...
Forum: Antennas 6-Jun-2017, 4:00 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

You may not have your outdoor antenna testing equipment available anymore, rabbit73, but your indoor results here are AMAZING!

As I'm beginning to understand much better now, indoor antenna set...
Forum: Antennas 25-May-2017, 6:34 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

Wow, VERY INTERESTING results ADTech!

I'm still pondering your graph. But I do have a question first before proceeding with perhaps a few other comments.

Is there a way to figure out the...
Forum: Antennas 24-May-2017, 3:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

That's a very tempting price.....sold I think!

I would be interested in your VHF findings when you're able to post, professor rabbit73.

Thanks!
Forum: Antennas 24-May-2017, 1:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

Thank you, Dean rabbit73!

Looks like AD DB2E more sensitive or gain than GE Attic on UHF channels you tested. Of course, you would have to add a VHF kit to use as all around antenna, whereas GE...
Forum: Antennas 23-May-2017, 9:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Rca ant751

Thanks for sticking with this thread, ADTech!

Even though your testing is not under optimal conditions and rabbit73s too, both of you are probably doing ground breaking research here. I have ...
Forum: Antennas 21-May-2017, 2:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

I too, wish you still had your outdoor set up rabbit73. But your most recent test results probably would be similar out of doors, is my amateur guess.

Still, what you have shown here on this...
Forum: Antennas 21-May-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

OMG, rabbit73!

I'm just a kid in a candy store!

Now, to the homework.....circuit board antennas.....easy build it yourself yagis.....I'm down with it for the rest of the weekend.....:) P.S. ...
Forum: Antennas 20-May-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

Rabbit73, we really do owe you overtime wages for your continued testing results in this thread! Retired or not, I sure respect your life long experience in this technical field of TV antennas, et...
Forum: Antennas 5-May-2017, 7:47 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

Fascinating classroom lecture today, Professor rabbit73!

I've written down your "experiential fix" of the stripped screw for future use when necessary. Thanks for the tip!

Now I'm beginning to...
Forum: Antennas 2-May-2017, 2:03 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

Yes, your link to the GE Outdoor Antenna is right. There is also a review of it on You Tube posted sometime in early March of this year. I don't have it in front of me, but I'm sure you could find it...
Forum: Antennas 2-May-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Thanks for posting further testing results...

Thanks for posting further testing results rabbit73! Very interesting indeed.

My amateur sense and experience with the RCA751 here at my location, and the nearly 5000 posts on Amazon from users...
Forum: Antennas 29-Apr-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

Wow, rabbit73.....you're THE MAN! Excellent testing especially given indoors and limits of your current situation from what you used to be able to door with your outdoor set up. And unfortunately,...
Forum: Antennas 22-Apr-2017, 7:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Rca ant751

P.S. The above quoted comment is specifically found in the HDTV Technical section on the AVS Forum.
Forum: Antennas 22-Apr-2017, 7:00 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Rca ant751

I found an initial answer to the question I posed to rabbit73 above regarding how the "new and improved" RCA ANT7511 would compare to the previous versions of the ANT751. It was a reply from...
Forum: Antennas 21-Apr-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Rca ant751

P.S. I just noticed your Signal Diagnostics Screen report. Your SNR is 34, but your signal strength is 57. You have a Sony TV, but on my Samsung if I had an SNR of 34, my signal strength would be...
Forum: Antennas 21-Apr-2017, 12:00 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Smile Rca ant751

I share your enthusiasm and fascination with OTA TV and radio as well. I don't have a tech background like you and ADTech, but I really enjoy the mysteries of what has turned into a hobby for me....
Forum: Antennas 20-Apr-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Unhappy Rca ant751

Yeah, I think we're preaching to the choir here. And each time I've seen new advertisements of this antenna, RCA ups the receiving distance. On their website, it has always stated approximately 40...
Forum: Antennas 20-Apr-2017, 7:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Unhappy Rca ant751

Well, I understand we all need our paycheck at the end of the day, including the bossman! But if sales off Amazon are any indication of the 751s success, I guess RCA must figure you can never have...
Forum: Antennas 20-Apr-2017, 8:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 150,637
Posted By OTAFAN
Unhappy Rca ant751

So.....I'm guessing that RCA's newest revision of their popular ANT751 or rather now, 7511, could be a step back in performance? What was their thinking here? And why mess with success??? I suppose...
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