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Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jun-2020, 4:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,189
Posted By ADTech
The product listing explicitly states what it is...

The product listing explicitly states what it is designed for.



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Forum: Digital TV and Mobile DTV 30-May-2020, 1:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By ADTech
I can guarantee you that you are not receiving...

I can guarantee you that you are not receiving two separate broadcasts that are both transmitting on channel 2. The co-channel interference would make reception impossible.

It sounds like you're...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Mar-2020, 2:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,458
Posted By ADTech
Maybe. You'd have to actually move the antenna...

Maybe. You'd have to actually move the antenna to find out as we do not know how strong the interfering noise actually is. Increasing the distance between the source and the receiving antenna is a...
Forum: Special Topics 28-Mar-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,964
Posted By ADTech
Do not overlook the caveat I included, to whit:

Do not overlook the caveat I included, to whit:
Forum: Special Topics 27-Mar-2020, 6:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 18,964
Posted By ADTech
Hey, Bob! Last I heard, the potential...

Hey, Bob!


Last I heard, the potential benefit possible would never justify the development and re-tooling costs. It's been a while, though, and I'm no longer in that loop.
Forum: Antennas 25-Mar-2020, 8:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,809
Posted By ADTech
Well, the lowest one is a TV antenna. Looks like...

Well, the lowest one is a TV antenna. Looks like an old radio Shack U-75 or U-90.


Unfortunately, with the upper antennas viewed against the sky, there's no reference scale so as to estimate the...
Forum: Antennas 24-Mar-2020, 3:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,809
Posted By ADTech
My guess would be "probably not" but without...

My guess would be "probably not" but without proper scale and perspective, it's not possible to accurately identify their purpose.

Observations:

1. All three antennas appear to be identical...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Mar-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,147
Posted By ADTech
As noted by Tim, that was for the old DB4 which...

As noted by Tim, that was for the old DB4 which was discontinued many years ago.


Get the tech data sheet for the DB4e off the website, print out the horizontal polar pattern, draw a new curve...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jan-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,422
Posted By ADTech
WAOE is currently channel-sharing on WHOI on...

WAOE is currently channel-sharing on WHOI on physical channel 24 while their new facility is being built. The channel 39 facility should have been decommissioned and off the air several weeks ago...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2019, 1:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,031
Posted By ADTech
The angular spread of the Buffalo UHF stations is...

The angular spread of the Buffalo UHF stations is about 20 degrees. The HPBW of the DB8e varies from about 25 degrees at the low end of the UHF band to about 16 degrees at the high end of the...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2019, 1:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,031
Posted By ADTech
Adjacent channels that are of similar strength...

Adjacent channels that are of similar strength (at the receiving location) are not an issue with ATSC. However, when one is considerably stronger than the other, reception may fail. IIRC, the...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Oct-2019, 2:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,356
Posted By ADTech
Yeah, that's one of the cases, good thing your...

Yeah, that's one of the cases, good thing your memory is better than mine! The other instance that I recall was a thread on Solid Signal's forum a while back. IIRC, either the recommendation or the...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Oct-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,356
Posted By ADTech
Disconnect the tuner in the BR and see if that...

Disconnect the tuner in the BR and see if that resolves the issue with the set in the LR.


I've read of several instances where a defective tuner radiated BACK out of it's coax port when the set...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Oct-2019, 3:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,204
Posted By ADTech
Yes, we came out with the C2V-RV earlier this...

Yes, we came out with the C2V-RV earlier this summer. It's intended to retrofit onto an existing Winegard-type crank-up RV mount.
The dipoles may, if necessary, be folded down for traveling which...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Oct-2019, 2:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,204
Posted By ADTech
You're right, the IV is the combination of the...

You're right, the IV is the combination of the III plus the Wingman. Been a while since I looked at them and I got the model names mixed up. ;)
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Oct-2019, 4:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,204
Posted By ADTech
The Sensar IV is very good on low-VHF, pretty...

The Sensar IV is very good on low-VHF, pretty good on high-VHF, but blind as a bat on UHF. Adding the Wingman UHF attachment helps it to perform less poorly on UHF. Since there are only a couple of...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Oct-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,204
Posted By ADTech
Does the RV have an existing antenna or are you...

Does the RV have an existing antenna or are you starting from scratch (and no hole in your roof).
Forum: TV Database Updates 20-Sep-2019, 3:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,440
Posted By ADTech
Yet another example of the defective database. ...

Yet another example of the defective database. It's been a wreck for a couple of years now as the site's owner hasn't paid any attention to the site.


Any location that shows up off the coast of...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Sep-2019, 7:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,459
Posted By ADTech
No. The ONLY time that "equal length...

No.


The ONLY time that "equal length cables" are needed are when you are attempting to gang two identical antennas aimed in the same direction. Other than that, the relative lengths pretty much...
Forum: TV Database Updates 18-Sep-2019, 2:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,195
Posted By ADTech
The database hasn't been touched by the site's...

The database hasn't been touched by the site's owner in almost two years.


Hope dims....
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Sep-2019, 1:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,435
Posted By ADTech
Re-scan, if you have not (you didn't say). ...

Re-scan, if you have not (you didn't say).



Click on the first link that Rabbit73 posted. Note the channels with the letter "R" in the last column. Those stations are at reduced capability...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,464
Posted By ADTech
Temporary facility ...

Temporary facility https://www.rabbitears.info/contour.php?appid=25076f916b249e81016b2d7afd470939&site=1


Permanent facility, once completed: ...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2019, 7:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,464
Posted By ADTech
It depends on your definition of "soon". It may...

It depends on your definition of "soon". It may be yet this fall, it may be next year.



Keep in touch with the station.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,464
Posted By ADTech
WSB is currently operating at reduced capability...

WSB is currently operating at reduced capability (about 1/3rd of the power of their full license) from an alternate site while their permanent channel 32 facility is completed.

You'll probably...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2019, 9:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,212
Posted By ADTech
Based on an estimate of your location, you're...

Based on an estimate of your location, you're likely not going to get that station right now. Until everything is fully operational on their permanent full powered facility on the other end, you're...
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