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Forum: Help With Reception 2-Feb-2015, 6:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
that was what I was wondering. I wouldnt be...

that was what I was wondering. I wouldnt be damaging it, as to what I was thinking. there are 4 wing nuts that connect the the strip to the whiskers. I was thinking of removing those and wiring the...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Feb-2015, 4:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
thanks for the info. that was very helpful. So in...

thanks for the info. that was very helpful. So in theory, could I simply swap out the custom strip-line/balun for a classic transformer/balun and I would then be receiving UHF and VHF? Just wondering...
Forum: Antennas 1-Feb-2015, 9:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
I have a db8 from Antennas Direct.it can...

I have a db8 from Antennas Direct.it can yesterday in the mail. I haven't done much with it. But I guess it's different then yours and it will only get UHF signal and not vhf. I might have to start...
Forum: Antennas 1-Feb-2015, 9:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
Top right corner of your screen, should be a box...

Top right corner of your screen, should be a box thst says welcome Jason l and under thst in thst box should tell you have you have private messages or something like that. You can click on thst or...
Forum: Antennas 1-Feb-2015, 5:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
Interesting, I ll have to look at the site...

Interesting, I ll have to look at the site closer. I agree CW is good, we miss it. We moved up here a year ago from Grand rapids.we miss arrow and would love to see flash soon.
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Feb-2015, 5:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
No, I don't get any of those either.

No, I don't get any of those either.
Forum: Antennas 1-Feb-2015, 3:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
Thanks for sharing, I was able to see them. I...

Thanks for sharing, I was able to see them. I also PMed you my email. I ll have to start building one. Do you always use kits from the site posted above?

I have to figure out an easier way to...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Feb-2015, 3:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
Ya, I m not getting either 15 or 29. I'm going...

Ya, I m not getting either 15 or 29. I'm going try the AD DB8 in place of the c2 next, hopefully that will get me 29 and or 15. And I might order the YA1713 to see if thst will help me pull in WWMT....
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Feb-2015, 1:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
how far do you think I should have the two...

how far do you think I should have the two antennas spaced apart?
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Feb-2015, 1:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
Ya, I m using the combiner that came with the C5.

Ya, I m using the combiner that came with the C5.
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Feb-2015, 1:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
One thing I dont understand is, it would seem...

One thing I dont understand is, it would seem that real 9 comes in better when I have the C2 (UHF) pointed north east towards real 9. when I had it pointed south today, real 9 was barely coming in...
Forum: Antennas 1-Feb-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
thanks for the info. I think I might have to do...

thanks for the info. I think I might have to do some modify with this DB8 that I have from Antennas Dirrect to make it more like your. I didnt have any luck with it today. The C5 did better and...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Feb-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
thanks for the info GroundUrMast. I did read that...

thanks for the info GroundUrMast. I did read that in my research and I m starting to understand it. I m new to this world of radio waves and things but it has been fun learn about them. I thought I...
Forum: Antennas 31-Jan-2015, 6:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
I just of an AD DB8 but it is 4x4 rather then...

I just of an AD DB8 but it is 4x4 rather then stacked like the one you are using. I debating on whether i should modify it to be stacked. also, did you play around with whisker lengths? or did you...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2015, 5:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
OK, so... the C5 and Juice can yesterday. I got...

OK, so... the C5 and Juice can yesterday. I got home from work and it was close to dark so I started working on it this morning.

I extended my mast another 10'. got the juice hooked up and the C5...
Forum: Antennas 31-Jan-2015, 5:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
did you ever try setting your DB8 up with the...

did you ever try setting your DB8 up with the whiskers 4x4 like the Antennas Dirrect DB8 comes or have you always had them stacked straight up and down on top of eachother from the start?
Forum: Antennas 30-Jan-2015, 7:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
right now I have a piece of cross bar pipe from...

right now I have a piece of cross bar pipe from chain link fence, I think they are 6'-10' long, stick into the old mounting bracket that was left behind from a dish. it is about half way up the roof...
Forum: Antennas 30-Jan-2015, 5:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
wind?

How is the 8 bay in the wind? do you need guy wires for your pole with the 8 bay?
Forum: Antennas 30-Jan-2015, 5:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
Tower

Whats the tower you are using? it sounds like it is moveable?
Forum: Antennas 30-Jan-2015, 3:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
Hesperia, MI

I m in Hesperia. I m trying to increase my range a bit so that I can get WOOD and WWMT. right not I dont have NBC and I would like to add CW to my list. I m impressed with the channels you are...
Forum: Antennas 30-Jan-2015, 3:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,870
Posted By kojo
Preamp?

What preamp are you using with your setup?
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jan-2015, 2:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,599
Posted By kojo
Help getting a little more reach from out in the woods

Hello Everyone,

Long time reader, first time writer. I have been learning a lot from the forum. I was hoping to get some help from everyone. I m looking to try to expand my reach and add a few...
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