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Forum: Help With Reception 5-Aug-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Post I'm back again, but with good and bad news... I...

I'm back again, but with good and bad news... I went back this to the new place early morning. OTA was still good with an overcast cold weather (nice change from the crazy hot summer weather lately),...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jul-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Just a follow-up that a possible resolved issue...

Just a follow-up that a possible resolved issue with my OTA in the new house. http://zimage.com/~ant/MiCasa2/ for the current photos. (will be removing them later for disk spaces and bandwidth) of CM...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jul-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Post FYI from RCA on its ANT751 antenna: "......

FYI from RCA on its ANT751 antenna:

"... Response Via Email(Trudy Holden) - 07/09/2012 04:41 PM
Dear Ant,

The mount bracket and pipe can be arc down or up.

There is a top and bottom for...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Jul-2012, 5:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
More again today. It looks like we're going to...

More again today. It looks like we're going to keep that CM 4228HD antenna since we still failed with RCA ANT751. Also, I took and added several more photo(graph)s to share:...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jul-2012, 6:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Thumbs up Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jul-2012, 7:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Post More work and tests tonight...

More attempts done to get better OTA feeds at the new house with photos. tonight:
http://zimage.com/~ant/MiCasa2/RCAandCMantennaeAboveKitchenNonPatioWindow1.jpg...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jun-2012, 9:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Crap. I just realized I entered the wrong zip...

Crap. I just realized I entered the wrong zip code. Updated URLs:

5 ft. height entered: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d1349e1250c5c04
10 ft. height entered:...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jun-2012, 2:20 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
I forgot to share this information over the...

I forgot to share this information over the weekend. I only seem to mention them in my newsgroup post. Oops! These will probably add support that I won't be able to get OTA fully:

Elevations...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2012, 1:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Yeah, I would have to find someone to do it. I...

Yeah, I would have to find someone to do it. I think it is just way easier just to put it on the roof which my parents refuse. [sighs]
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2012, 8:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Question Is it because of the tiled roofs or something...

Is it because of the tiled roofs or something else like in the walls like those metals, meshes, etc. that people mentioned? That looks complex. We're not constructive people. The antennae were...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2012, 7:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Question The only mounting spots they approve is in the...

The only mounting spots they approve is in the attic or outside under a tiled roof in front of the kitchen, hidden. They just don't want them outside to make their house ugly. For me, I don't care...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2012, 3:20 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Would combined RCA ANT751 and CM4228 still need...

Would combined RCA ANT751 and CM4228 still need to be put outside on the roofs? If so, then the problem is my folks don't want them on the roof and in the kitchen behind the window patio door. They...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Jun-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Thumbs down OK, I am back again. Today's early afternoon...

OK, I am back again. Today's early afternoon hours were rough and somewhat disappointing. :( I think today's soft winds were messing up my OTA feeds there. I can't imagine was hard winds would do! I...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2012, 5:14 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Post ChannelMaster/CM 4228HD Antenna worked well?!?!?!

I'm back, but I have good news? I pretty much gave up, but my father/dad/pa was willing to try another antenna. So he agreed to try that huge and heavy ChannelMaster/CM 4228HD from the local Fry's...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-May-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Bah... :P Hmm, I think I will try it in...

Bah... :P

Hmm, I think I will try it in front of the garage and backyard on the highest point of its hill (taller than the roof) this weekend.

--

5/17/2012:

I quickly checked again this...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-May-2012, 1:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Angry Thanks and it's OK. I didn't want to reveal my...

Thanks and it's OK. I didn't want to reveal my personal issues, but I was fed up and angry.

Yeah, we're about to give up and just order cable TV next month/July since OTA feeds got way worse this...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-May-2012, 2:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
I wished I could put it up on the attic even by...

I wished I could put it up on the attic even by myself silently (disabled so I can't). My parents just won't budged to the idea since it is ugly and big to them (don't see the problem with that). :(...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-May-2012, 6:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Also, does anyone know of a good antenna rotator...

Also, does anyone know of a good antenna rotator since some channels are stronger depending on what direction (left and right of the opposite neighbor's house, but this will suck when we share the...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-May-2012, 9:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Does anyone know of smaller antennae since 100"...

Does anyone know of smaller antennae since 100" YA-1713 and 60" Y5-7-13 antennae are a bit big for a small/crowded house attic and from local retail stores (not order online)?
Forum: Help With Reception 3-May-2012, 5:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Post I played more tonight with the same CRT TV,...

I played more tonight with the same CRT TV, Zeinth converter box, and antenna setup (did not touch it). The weather was getting dark, cooler, and cloudy outside. I was curious if that made things...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Apr-2012, 1:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Updates! OK, My father/pa/dad and I finally...

Updates!

OK, My father/pa/dad and I finally worked on this RCA ANT-751 antenna in the attic, one more time today, since its return date to Fry's Electronics is a few days away and today was the...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Apr-2012, 6:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
OK and thanks. :)

OK and thanks. :)
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Apr-2012, 5:20 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Question OTA + Cable TV at the same time?

Hello.

I get very few OTA channels on where I am moving to and most likely be getting cable TV, but it won't have all channels that can be fed with OTA (same for satellite services). Is it...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Apr-2012, 6:35 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
I can use some of the antenna with L.A. stations,...

I can use some of the antenna with L.A. stations, just not all of them. I did tell my parents to keep it for emergencies if cable/satellite TV service goes out/has problems, but they had no comments...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Apr-2012, 2:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 66,480
Posted By ant
Thumbs down Nothing with brief tests. RCA antenna doesn't go...

Nothing with brief tests. RCA antenna doesn't go farther than 40 miles to SD. The distance is about 100 miles. Also, SD stations don't have the extra asian channels like L.A. stations do that my...
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