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Forum: Help With Reception 25-Nov-2015, 6:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,330
Posted By davidlukewilcox
So, I point south-west, and I get lots more...

So,

I point south-west, and I get lots more channels than when I point north-west. When I point north-west, I get barely anything. When I point south-west, I get lots more. Not everything comes in...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Oct-2015, 7:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,330
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Hey guys, Here's my TVFool Report:...

Hey guys,

Here's my TVFool Report: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8e038e57cfa3cf

I just moved in. Bad news. I plugged in my antenna and pointed it about 300 degrees...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Apr-2015, 6:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,330
Posted By davidlukewilcox
It also could be that we misunderstand what "low...

It also could be that we misunderstand what "low wind load" means. Could you confirm what that means?
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Apr-2015, 5:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,330
Posted By davidlukewilcox
He was looking at...

He was looking at http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=91xg.

Is the note about low wind on that page wrong?
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Apr-2015, 5:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,330
Posted By davidlukewilcox
I just talked to the president of the HOA. One of...

I just talked to the president of the HOA. One of the main concerns he brought up is that the 91xg is rated for low wind on antennasdirect. He said that we routinely get 80 mph winds in the area. He...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2015, 6:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,330
Posted By davidlukewilcox
The new place has something in their covenants...

The new place has something in their covenants where they say they want people to paint antennae. Does that degrade signal? Does any spray paint I would pick out at the hardware store work? Is that...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2015, 6:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,330
Posted By davidlukewilcox
I'm going to have about 4-6dB less after the move...

I'm going to have about 4-6dB less after the move than I had before. Do you think that this is even doable since the signal is so weak?
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2015, 5:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,330
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Hilly In Utah

Hi,

I'm thinking about moving to this address in Utah. http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3df1f0eb262e0359.

I live here now:...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Oct-2014, 2:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,849
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Can I Get These Stations?

Hi,

I'm moving here.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dd24389633a37e5

I have experience setting up and mounting a 91xg with a RCA preamp at my current place. It's...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Sep-2013, 2:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,083
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Helping My Parents With Receiving OTA Reception

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d46ae4e30bafd09

Hi,

My folks saw my recent success in setting up over the air TV in my house and solicited a bit of help for their...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Sep-2013, 2:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Thanks

I just put up my antenna and grounded it with #10 copper cable. Everything seems to be working great and I get crystal clear TV reception. I appreciate the help I got from this forum.
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
On second thought, I'm thinking about getting a...

On second thought, I'm thinking about getting a tripod mount and just doing it on the roof. I'll have to get some pitch pads to seal it, but that doesn't seem to be awful. That would also allow me to...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
I wasn't aware of "wall mounts" that can extend...

I wasn't aware of "wall mounts" that can extend out past your eave. I think I'll try one of those. I was hoping not to use a tripod mount since I didn't want to drill a hole directly through the...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2013, 5:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Thanks so much. One more question. How do I...

Thanks so much. One more question. How do I attach the mount to the mast? I assume I need something to ensure that the mast does not twist in the wind...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2013, 3:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Outdoor Installation Issues

Hi,

I have a few questions about outdoor installation. I'm not sure if this is important, but here is my TVR: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d46ae15510436d1.

First,...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Aug-2013, 7:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
I find it interesting that I get everything...

I find it interesting that I get everything except for one channel crystal clear... Could it be possible that tvfool has an out-of-date database and that KUPX is not really broadcasting? Is there a...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Aug-2013, 6:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Follow-up

Hi,

I got the 91xg and mounted it on a shovel outside (so, not roof-mounted yet) so that I could test out what I thought I could get. I stuck the shovel in the ground in what I thought was the...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2013, 4:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Hi, I have one more question. I've been...

Hi,

I have one more question. I've been playing around with the different settings on the tvfool report. One thing I did was play around with different heights for my antenna. It seems like moving...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2013, 2:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Thanks so much for your help so far. I think I...

Thanks so much for your help so far. I think I have a couple more questions. I wasn't aware of UHF vs VHF. Thanks for pointing that out and suggesting antennas that are only good at what I need and...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2013, 6:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Thanks. I appreciate your insight. I'll give it a...

Thanks. I appreciate your insight. I'll give it a shot.
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2013, 5:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Thanks for the reply. I only plan on having one...

Thanks for the reply. I only plan on having one TV connected. I'll look at those antennas. Do you think I'll have success if I go with one of those antennas that you posted?
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Aug-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,916
Posted By davidlukewilcox
Need Help

Hi,

I need help finding what TV antenna I should be looking at. Here is my tvfool: http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d46ae5a34db0965

The good: I only want to get the...
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