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Forum: Help With Reception 13-Jul-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By JoeAZ
In your situation, it is likely that higher is...

In your situation, it is likely that higher is better than a more powerful
antenna. You will want to use RG6 cable and keep it under 50 feet, if
at all possible. Since you have multiple hi VHF...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Jul-2019, 4:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By JoeAZ
Need lots more info from you: How close are...

Need lots more info from you:

How close are those trees?
How tall are the trees?
Are there directions where the trees are lower and/or
further away? What is your budget?
What are your...
Forum: Special Topics 11-Jul-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By JoeAZ
As AdTech stated: "You'll likely need to...

As AdTech stated:

"You'll likely need to worry a great deal more about the effects of the on-going repack as the assigned channels get shuffled around on both sides of the border. Co-channel and...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jul-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By JoeAZ
Actually, I did the following: I cut a 3 foot...

Actually, I did the following:
I cut a 3 foot long 2x4 and drilled two large holes in it about
two feet apart for the two "Y" brackets.
I brought the 2x4 and a drill to the chimney and using the...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jul-2019, 8:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By JoeAZ
From NEW TO TUCSON Luckily for us, we are...

From NEW TO TUCSON

Luckily for us, we are only interested in the few stations that have translators SW of Tucson. They are located around 187 and 207 degrees from us. We were able to return the...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jul-2019, 8:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By JoeAZ
I tried and tried to attach photos of a stucco...

I tried and tried to attach photos of a stucco mounted antenna
I recently installed but I keep getting a message that I'm over
the 500 mb limit. In any event, I would suggest you go into your...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2019, 8:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By JoeAZ
The Channel Master 3018, available at Lowe's and...

The Channel Master 3018, available at Lowe's and Home Depot should
be sufficient. They cost about $80.00 and cover lo/hi Vhf and UHF.
Is your roof made of concrete tile or metal??? If yes, your...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2019, 6:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By JoeAZ
Exactly!!!!!!!

Exactly!!!!!!!
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By JoeAZ
Welcome to TV Fool, New to Tucson! Northwest...

Welcome to TV Fool, New to Tucson!

Northwest areas from Tucson have always been a reception
problem. Some but not all stations have translators to "fill in"
those areas not served by...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By JoeAZ
New to tucson

Greetings Everyone, Unable to post, "New to Tucson" asked me
to post until they are able to do so.



could use your help
I'm sorry but can't seem to get permission to post on the forum for...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Jul-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By JoeAZ
While heat and sun will both reduce the longevity...

While heat and sun will both reduce the longevity of any cable,
as long as the cable is undisturbed in the attic and through the
rest of the run to the televisions, it should last a very, very long...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By JoeAZ
Having been to Moorpark to visit Carrera's Deli,...

Having been to Moorpark to visit Carrera's Deli, I am fairly
familiar with the terrain. There is no way to have LOS to
Mt Wilson from the vast majority of Moorpark. Only the
extreme West and...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 27-May-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,736
Posted By JoeAZ
Part, if not all, of the problem with rising...

Part, if not all, of the problem with rising "subscription"
television pricing is that most people refuse to give up
their favorite program(s) or channels. I use the word
"subscription" to...
Forum: Antennas 26-May-2019, 3:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,062
Posted By JoeAZ
If I understand correctly, the internet...

If I understand correctly, the internet connection isn't mandatory but
it gives you "local" content versus national or regional content. There
were constant weather updates on the bottom of the...
Forum: Antennas 23-May-2019, 8:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,062
Posted By JoeAZ
A small group of engineers came to my home in...

A small group of engineers came to my home in Prescott to see
in actuality, how the Nextgen signals travel. They brought a
converter box and connected to my LG 55" OLED tv. We tried
multiple...
Forum: Broadcaster's Lounge 22-May-2019, 7:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 38,428
Posted By JoeAZ
No longer available.

No longer available.
Forum: TV Database Updates 22-May-2019, 7:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,184
Posted By JoeAZ
Bye, bye Ken,

Bye, bye Ken,
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 22-May-2019, 7:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 91,647
Posted By JoeAZ
No more Ken!!!!!!!!!!

No more Ken!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Welcome 22-May-2019, 7:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 66,386
Posted By JoeAZ
Happy to get rid of unwanted posts.

Happy to get rid of unwanted posts.
Forum: Antennas 19-May-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,062
Posted By JoeAZ
"NEXT GEN" television is being tested here in...

"NEXT GEN" television is being tested here in Arizona.
KFPH Flagstaff and it's Phoenix translator are hosting
the testing. I've had the opportunity to see it and while
their are some advantages,...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-May-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,675
Posted By JoeAZ
I recently saw an ad for some new "Supertenna,"...

I recently saw an ad for some new "Supertenna," as they call it.
Using "miracle jammers," and rheostats, it supposedly has a
guaranteed range of up to 200 miles. LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Help With Reception 9-May-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,563
Posted By JoeAZ
I agree with you regarding user bias towards...

I agree with you regarding user bias towards smaller UHF antennas and
retailers biased towards smaller packaging. My observation that the
report listed KMGH, KUSA and especially KBDI towards the...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-May-2019, 7:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,563
Posted By JoeAZ
It is interesting, make that strange, that the...

It is interesting, make that strange, that the three Denver VHF stations
do not reach Ft. Collins as well as some of the UHF stations. All broadcast,
except KBDI, from the same general area.
Forum: Help With Reception 3-May-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,563
Posted By JoeAZ
Have you contacted KMGH, Denver's 7 to see if...

Have you contacted KMGH, Denver's 7 to see if there are
issues on their end???? Ditto for your Denver PBS station.
Since you are considered "fringe" for most Denver stations,
any issues on your...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-May-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,227
Posted By JoeAZ
Previously, Rf 47 was the ABC 15, KNXV translator...

Previously, Rf 47 was the ABC 15, KNXV translator here in Prescott.
It was always on Mt. Francis as I recall. If I recollect correctly, there
was another Rf 47 but that station was not receivable...
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