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Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jul-2015, 1:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,535
Posted By Battledad
Ok...so I went back and rescanned and saw that...

Ok...so I went back and rescanned and saw that 32.1; 32.2 and 32.3 showed up twice. Nothing that appeared on the scan to differentiate them. I then changed channel to each and found that one set of...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2015, 9:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,535
Posted By Battledad
Took the 40" downstairs and plugged into the very...

Took the 40" downstairs and plugged into the very same cable the 60" is using and....same issue. The 40" gets garbled 32.1 and 32.3 but clean 32.2 upstairs and downstairs.

Hooked the 60" back up...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2015, 6:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,535
Posted By Battledad
Follow up 1) Took the 40" from upstairs...

Follow up

1) Took the 40" from upstairs downstairs and plugged into the cable the 60" uses and same exact issue. 40" breaks up on 32.1 and 32.3 but fine on 32.2 up and down.
2) Given the Samsung...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2015, 6:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,535
Posted By Battledad
Couldn't find a factory reset option. Called...

Couldn't find a factory reset option. Called Samsung and explained the issue. The 40" uses a less sophisticated tuner than the 60" does. checked the software and 40" is up to date. The person at...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2015, 6:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,535
Posted By Battledad
ota - reception on different tv's

downstairs samsung 62"; upstairs in mbr samsung 40"

Denny's stacker antenna. cable run ~50ft connected to a winegard amp. split to 6 lines.

All fine until recently. 32.1; 32.2 and 32.3 come in...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Apr-2014, 4:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,434
Posted By Battledad
He is using Dish and looking to see if he can max...

He is using Dish and looking to see if he can max channel access. That would include the normal networks plus ion, me, this or others. When i look at the map i see the need for multiple antennas and...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2014, 7:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,434
Posted By Battledad
Sorry...was working from cell phone and now on...

Sorry...was working from cell phone and now on the laptop.

Private residence. Single story. Antenna would be ~15 off the ground or so mounted to the side of the house. Front door faces north with...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2014, 4:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,434
Posted By Battledad
Heyburn, Idaho

Father in law considering going to antenna. Appears signals come from multiple directions. Thoughts?
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Mar-2014, 7:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,770
Posted By Battledad
Photos of Install

Pictures:
1) Full mast
2) Antenna (hopefully one can see the 2 braces)
3) The left and right support braces

Feels solid. I have the male/female piping secured with self tapping screws.
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Mar-2014, 3:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,374
Posted By Battledad
I used 12 Ft for the input. You can go back and...

I used 12 Ft for the input. You can go back and rerun it to see if the heighth makes any difference. My wife's parents lived in the LaPine area some years ago next to the Little Deschutes. I climbed...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Mar-2014, 3:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,292
Posted By Battledad
We had a 40" Panasonic Plasma that was still...

We had a 40" Panasonic Plasma that was still going after 8 years but it did have a digital tuner. I had a pc connected with a TV card so I could control channels, record and play movies.

We...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Mar-2014, 2:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,374
Posted By Battledad
Bend feedback

You didn't say how high your antenna is and whether there are any line of sight issues. Using the tool here on TV Fool I ran your profile:
...
Forum: Antennas 9-Mar-2014, 8:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 23,513
Posted By Battledad
I did the same thing. Here's my experience: ...

I did the same thing. Here's my experience:

Cable Internet (Comcast): I identified each outlet in the house and matched/labeled each in the box on the side of the garage. I then had Comcast...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2014, 8:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,770
Posted By Battledad
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I've been through this. While everything shows ok (green) the reality has been different until I moved the antenna,...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2014, 7:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,292
Posted By Battledad
Some suggestions based on my experience: 1)...

Some suggestions based on my experience:
1) Check with Denny's on antenna suggestions: http://www.dennysantennaservice.com I've had really good luck with him and felt I got the straight scoop.

2)...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2014, 7:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,770
Posted By Battledad
HD Stacker - Few degrees makes a difference

Location: Battle Ground, WA - South side of house facing Portland, OR

I had mounted an HD Stacker from Denny's on the north side of the house on a pole on top of the garage. We have a 2 story...
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