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Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2011, 8:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Thanks! That got me thinking - what about using...

Thanks! That got me thinking - what about using an actual attenuator like:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2011, 5:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
CBLN has moved from 40 to 23 and also reduced...

CBLN has moved from 40 to 23 and also reduced power to 24 kW (85% reduction). After the change the signal is now so weak that we have trouble picking up CBLN.

That was my feeling, that 23 db was...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Sep-2011, 3:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Yikes! When the parts arrived they had...

Yikes!

When the parts arrived they had substituted a CM7778 for the CPA19. I called and the reason was that the CPA19 was out of stock. If I really want the CPA19 I can ship it back and they...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2011, 5:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Thanks! Everything but the tower is on order...

Thanks!

Everything but the tower is on order and should be here next week!

Since the tower will be a local pickup I just need to decide which one to get - the $650 50' Delhi GN18 @ 150lb or the...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2011, 2:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Question Thought I would post a couple of related...

Thought I would post a couple of related questions regarding accessories.


Have you observed any difference between RG-6U cable brands and/or the general purpose quad shield and the twin shield...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2011, 6:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Wonder if I could charge the $109/month the cable...

Wonder if I could charge the $109/month the cable company round here charges?

Thanks again for all your help.

Had a close look at the tower earlier tonight and it's in a lot worse shape than...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2011, 3:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
If you haven't come upon the link before you may...

If you haven't come upon the link before you may like:

http://ne1h.com/Rohn25GFoldOverManual.pdf

It is the manual from 1978 for the folding tower you mentioned. Back then they made both a...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2011, 3:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Question Thanks! Not sure if your old enough to...

Thanks!

Not sure if your old enough to remember Heathkit Televisions, but I still recall building a Television Kit with my Dad back in the 70's - it was 'super high tech' for it's day with such...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2011, 6:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Ok, I think that I have everything sorted out and...

Ok, I think that I have everything sorted out and I'm ready to order (and the whole lot comes to under $200).

Antennacraft U-4000 UHF/HD
Winegard HD 5030 VHF/FM
Pico Macom UVSJ Combiner
Channel...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2011, 3:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Thanks! Was actually planning on replacing...

Thanks!

Was actually planning on replacing the existing antenna which is on a 40' tower. Can they be mounted using a standard 1.5" 16 gauge 10' mast on top of a tower?

However, thinking about...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2011, 4:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Thanks, For some reason the 8 bays are on...

Thanks,

For some reason the 8 bays are on sale all over the place locally. Everything including the U8000, 4228HD, DB8 (both old and new styles), C8 and even HD8800 are all available for about...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Sep-2011, 8:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Thanks! Definately will give it a try - sounds...

Thanks! Definately will give it a try - sounds like it might actually work unlike what the local antenna guy tried to sell us.

Unfortunately the only really good local guy around here worth his...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Sep-2011, 5:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,685
Posted By Ziffster
Question Antenna Help!

Hi,

We are thinking about getting a Clearstream C4 to replace an small older VHF/UHF antenna (about 100" in size) with no booster. We would like to increase the number of stations we get.

We...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-May-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,475
Posted By Ziffster
Totally Confused

Ok, so my results are:

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dcd7232bea34ed9

Which kind of makes sense since aiming my existing antenna (an older channelmaster but similar...
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