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Forum: Help With Reception 3-Feb-2013, 6:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,221
Posted By middleofnowhere
I'm using a crimp like the first link. Crimped...

I'm using a crimp like the first link. Crimped the copper inside together, wrap with tape, lay the outer metal jacket over and tape some more. Is working great (PERFECT, 75% signal and better) right...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Feb-2013, 3:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,221
Posted By middleofnowhere
OK, i moved the antenna around and i get PBS out...

OK, i moved the antenna around and i get PBS out of it now. CBS is nonexistent. Possibly the coax but everything else is flawless with no trees. Still using old, crimp connector patch. Balun on the...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2013, 7:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,221
Posted By middleofnowhere
Currently the antenna is mounted at the end of my...

Currently the antenna is mounted at the end of my house. This is where most of the trees are, but it didn't require restringing wires. howEVER after doing some compass-pointing I think I can move it...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2013, 5:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,221
Posted By middleofnowhere
Yes, i bought a c290 from radioshack, put it up,...

Yes, i bought a c290 from radioshack, put it up, 2 channels i feel ripped off!
I don't have any new coax, all my coax is at least 5 yrs old, maybe i should get new stuff. The dish coax is all inside...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2013, 3:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,221
Posted By middleofnowhere
p.s correction: there will be 145ft of cable...

p.s correction: there will be 145ft of cable between the edge of my yard. I have power for a pre-amp.
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2013, 1:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,221
Posted By middleofnowhere
I'm not getting half of what i'm supposed to be...

I'm not getting half of what i'm supposed to be getting. Only NBC, ABC (weak) and two fuzzball analog channels. I got extra PBS with my homebuilt chicken wire antenna!
This is without splitter or...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jan-2013, 2:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,221
Posted By middleofnowhere
No, there are a couple (2 or 3) tall pine trees...

No, there are a couple (2 or 3) tall pine trees in the way, but i managed to pick up stuff (barely) through them with a smaller, (4 bay flat verticle type) homebuilt antenna. Was going to put up the...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jan-2013, 7:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,221
Posted By middleofnowhere
Have I chosen right?

I'll just double check w/ u guys before sending my $$ down a hole.
Here's my channel report: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d1dda9f73fd3ead
I'm looking at getting an...
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