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Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2019, 4:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By richardrosa
Yup. If I go by these reports, I should get ZIP....

Yup. If I go by these reports, I should get ZIP. Even the coverage map of WMHT's Illinois Mt transmitter (10 miles away) excludes my street!!

However, with decent antennas & some careful...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By richardrosa
OK. If WCBS is currently running at reduced power...

OK. If WCBS is currently running at reduced power that MIGHT explain it. However this makes for something weird happening..

NYC transmitters are due South from my house. If I point my UHF antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Aug-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By richardrosa
Technical question about WFSB repack

Greetings All,

I have a technical question for someone who may have some inside information..

Although I live in the Mid-Hudson Valley of NY, I pick up (reliability) 4 stations out of CT:
...
Forum: TV Database Updates 6-Apr-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,896
Posted By richardrosa
Yup, that's the one. Musta been using the wrong...

Yup, that's the one. Musta been using the wrong FCC database search page...

Thanx.

Richard Rosa
Forum: TV Database Updates 6-Apr-2019, 1:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,896
Posted By richardrosa
Hudson Valley Stations not reflected in the Database

Greetings All,

It appears that the TV-Fool database (as well as the FCC's) has not been updated in some time.

For those of you in the Mid-Hudson Valley region of NY:

The 4 stations listed...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,597
Posted By richardrosa
Hello Again, Rabbit73, Even though the...

Hello Again, Rabbit73,

Even though the signal was low, I was able to find a spot (in my attic) with enough usable levels for reception. After all, I can actually see the transmitter from my...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Aug-2017, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,597
Posted By richardrosa
WNYW Ch 32 gone

Greetings All,

For the past year, I have received WNYW (New York City) on channel 32
from a satellite transmitter on Mt. Beacon (Dutchess County of NY).

About 3 weeks ago, the signal...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Nov-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,609
Posted By richardrosa
Yup. Got the 3G. Wish something like this was...

Yup. Got the 3G. Wish something like this was available YEARS ago.

I WILL give the antenna tilt a try. Now that I can see what is happening, it should instantly be obvious if that makes things...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Oct-2016, 3:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,609
Posted By richardrosa
Thanx for all the technical info. I gotta be more...

Thanx for all the technical info. I gotta be more diligent on web-page link clicking. Didn't realize that terrain maps were available. I DID find the coverage maps, but they didn't always agree with...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Oct-2016, 5:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,609
Posted By richardrosa
It SOUNDS a bit like 'enhancement' although why...

It SOUNDS a bit like 'enhancement' although why only this station is puzzling. The transmitter is about a mile away from two other stations that are 'rock-solid' signals all day & night. Add to this,...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Oct-2016, 4:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,609
Posted By richardrosa
This is one of the many things that drives me...

This is one of the many things that drives me CRAZY about digital. Back in analogue days, intermod/crossmod was always observable, and you knew what was going on. Now all you get is "No Signal"...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Oct-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,609
Posted By richardrosa
Using a couple of radios. An Icom R7000 and...

Using a couple of radios. An Icom R7000 and Kenwood TH-F6 (Handy Talky).
There ARE some trees to the North & South edge BUT I have a pretty clear shot in the direction of the transmitters. Might be...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Oct-2016, 8:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,609
Posted By richardrosa
Signal Meter

Way more money than is in the budget. The meter S.S. has is also a bit beyond my means. If I was still doing this for a living (or I win the lottery), then I could justify it to the boss :-) However,...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Oct-2016, 5:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,609
Posted By richardrosa
Yeah I though about that. If I could wipe out ch...

Yeah I though about that. If I could wipe out ch 27 completely that would be great. However, like with most other TV equipment, I cannot seem to find a REASONABLY priced single channel filter. I also...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Oct-2016, 3:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,609
Posted By richardrosa
Here you go ->...

Here you go -> http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dd6dbf19cecb97a

Note that a good number of the stations that the report says SHOULD be receivable are NOT (especially those...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Oct-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,609
Posted By richardrosa
Reception Mysteries

Greetings All,

I have a few questions regarding reception to ask the technical folks on this forum.

About 4 months ago I decided I had had it with Cable, and figured that I should go back to...
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