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Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2016, 11:22 AM
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Posted By rabbit73
Very little; not enough to worry about. The...

Very little; not enough to worry about. The antenna has horizontal polarization to match the transmitted signal, but the mast is vertical. Also, the mast is located near the center of the elements...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2016, 5:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
That might be a good idea if the tilt adjustment...

That might be a good idea if the tilt adjustment notch doesn't rest on the upper bolt. It would keep the tilt at the same angle in a windy location.
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
I think you are right. Good catch! ...

I think you are right.

Good catch!

http://www.mcmelectronics.com/content/ProductData/Manuals/30-2476.pdf

The 30-2476 has the clamp location in the catalog image that is not the same as the...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
Between the 1st and 2nd director as shown in the...

Between the 1st and 2nd director as shown in the 3rd photo in post #7.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2181&d=1469965380


Is that where it is located on your antenna?

A...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
The clamp should be mounted at the center of...

The clamp should be mounted at the center of gravity.
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2016, 12:05 AM
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Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
No, I think I have failed that challenge. ...

No, I think I have failed that challenge.

This is the terrain profile that TV Fool shows for WMLW:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de2cbeac8b096de%26t%3dALLTV%26n%3d36
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Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2016, 6:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
I wanted to put my clear plastic protractor on...

I wanted to put my clear plastic protractor on the computer screen, but I couldn't find it. I found a transparent protractor online (PNG file) that I was able to slide over your photo in Paint and...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jul-2016, 6:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
Yeah, not much signal coming off the wall.:) ...

Yeah, not much signal coming off the wall.:)

The wall was used as a background to show the antennas clearly.

You don't really think I did the test with the antennas aimed at the wall, do you?
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Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jul-2016, 5:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
The tilt adjustment has 5 notches and 4 peaks...

The tilt adjustment has 5 notches and 4 peaks between the notches.

The angle between the 2nd and 4th peak is about 20 degrees, which means that the notches are about 10 degrees apart.

The...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jul-2016, 2:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
Assuming your mast is vertical, your 30-2476 is...

Assuming your mast is vertical, your 30-2476 is tilted up about 4 degrees from horizontal:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2163&d=1469717936
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Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jul-2016, 2:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
The two antennas on the car is how I compare the...

The two antennas on the car is how I compare the gain of two antennas. I use a stable OTA signal and switch rapidly between the two antennas with an A/B switch and record the signal level readings...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Jul-2016, 1:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the photos, Bob. I appreciate the...

Thanks for the photos, Bob. I appreciate the extra effort that it took. I can see clearly how to make the adjustment.

If the notch sits on the bolt, then the angle doesn't shift.

I see the...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jul-2016, 2:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the photo, Bob. It works here too. You...

Thanks for the photo, Bob. It works here too. You put the forward slash after the G instead of before the I.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2153&stc=1&d=1469533592

I edited...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jul-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
By Donnie on June 18, 2016 ...

By Donnie on June 18, 2016
https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Fringe-Directional-Antenna-VHF-Hi/dp/B01BP4KV9Y
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jul-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
Ken I will put this on the open forum where...

Ken

I will put this on the open forum where it belongs and you can add the photo as an attachment.

You need an image host to put a photo in a PM.

Can you show us a photo of how you actually...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jul-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,249
Posted By rabbit73
Tilt Feature of MCM Stellar Labs 30-2475 & 30-2476

Thank you for the information, but I don't see that in the description of the antenna, in the instructions, or in the image. Where do I find that?
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