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Forum: Help With Reception 20-Dec-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
Oh! No one ever said that before.

Oh!

No one ever said that before.
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Dec-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
You're right, Mike! The Stellar Labs 30-2475...

You're right, Mike!

The Stellar Labs 30-2475 antenna is made much better quality than the AntennaCraft Y5713 it replaced!

Here are some pics of it put up:

http://i.imgur.com/xPvqbL6h.jpg
...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Dec-2015, 8:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
Oh! That would explain it. I just ordered...

Oh! That would explain it.

I just ordered this one:

http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/30-2475

It has 2 reviews, both good.

Fingers crossed.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Dec-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
So, the AntennaCraft Y5713 was working great at...

So, the AntennaCraft Y5713 was working great at pulling in that one VHF High channel - right up until a limb fell and crushed it.

Now, it appears AntennaCraft has discontinued it.

I can't seem...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-May-2015, 1:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
So, just FYI: That antenna is badass! ...

So, just FYI:

That antenna is badass!

http://i.imgur.com/sxT8CDQh.jpg
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
Thanks! 123456789

Thanks!

123456789
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2015, 2:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
My DB8e got here yesterday, and I got it...

My DB8e got here yesterday, and I got it installed today.

...well, I got it hung, but not wired up.

How do I tell which side is the front? Both sides are flat, and the instructions don't say.
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Mar-2015, 1:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
It has been 3 weeks since that post. Any...

It has been 3 weeks since that post.

Any idea when the DB8e is going to be available?
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Feb-2015, 1:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
Thanks for letting me know!

Thanks for letting me know!
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Feb-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
So, the $160 Antennas Direct DB8e...

So, the $160 Antennas Direct DB8e (http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=DB8E) is on backorder for an undisclosed amount of time.

Solid Signals is recommending that I get their $70 HDB8X...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jan-2015, 3:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
Yeah, I meant to add a big THANKS to Tim's post. ...

Yeah, I meant to add a big THANKS to Tim's post.

I just got preoccupied looking up different antenna solutions. :cool:
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jan-2015, 2:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
Yikes! I had that DB8e in my shopping cart when I...

Yikes! I had that DB8e in my shopping cart when I saw this post, too.

OK, now, discounting Channel 7 (VHF) and the channels I don't know what they are (no virtual channels, so nothing appears on...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jan-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
Which parts of the DB8e/DB4e antennas are the...

Which parts of the DB8e/DB4e antennas are the "reflectors"?

...and, is a DB8 antenna just as good? I'm guessing if it is older, it would be less expensive. Here, my FCC ignorance is showing. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jan-2015, 8:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
Does a DB4 offer advantages over the DB8? I...

Does a DB4 offer advantages over the DB8?

I would think more panels would mean more signal.

This (expen$ive) DB8e (http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00C4XVOOC) is advertised as multi-directional.

Is...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jan-2015, 7:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
So, just to get this straight: Your...

So, just to get this straight: Your recommendation is for me to use four (4) different antennas. Correct?
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jan-2015, 7:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,278
Posted By jp2code
Joe's Antenna Suggestion

We will be moving to a new house within the next few months.

It has an old VHF/UHF antenna on the roof, about 30 or 40 foot off the ground.

The TV Fool data is here:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2011, 7:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,313
Posted By jp2code
@ADTech: Could you ask one of those engineers if...

@ADTech: Could you ask one of those engineers if Stacked Systems still reduce reflection issues from trees and such in our new Digital world?

All articles I've read on Stacked Systems are old and...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2011, 4:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,313
Posted By jp2code
3 days and nothing from ADTech. Maybe that's...

3 days and nothing from ADTech.

Maybe that's his way of saying there is "no noticeable gain" without getting him into trouble at work.

???
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2011, 3:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,313
Posted By jp2code
Don't tell my wife - the 91XG really isn't that...

Don't tell my wife - the 91XG really isn't that bad. A tree limb fell on it, bent one of the mounting brackets, causing a third of the antenna popped off. I was able to bend the bracket back, and now...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2011, 2:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,313
Posted By jp2code
Thanks for the help!

Thanks for the help!
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,313
Posted By jp2code
Antennas Direct 91XG

I have an Antennas Direct 91XG (http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?mc=03&p=91XG&d=Antennas-Direct-91XG-UHF-TV-Antenna-(91XG)&c=TV%20Antennas&sku=853748001910) antenna....
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2011, 7:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,228
Posted By jp2code
Yeah, I could loose Ch 21. That is the CW, and we...

Yeah, I could loose Ch 21. That is the CW, and we view the closer station on Ch 51 anyway. In fact, Ch 21 was removed (by me) from our channel lineup.

Jointenna. I'd never heard of it. What a neat...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Mar-2011, 1:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,228
Posted By jp2code
New Antenna Time, but Which One???

A tree limb fell and snapped my 91XG (Antennas Direct 91XG)antenna in half. I still get all of my channels (somehow), but this gives me a great excuse to go antenna shopping again.

Our existing...
Forum: Antennas 27-Mar-2011, 2:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,932
Posted By jp2code
OK, so I've had this Dacron Rope installed for 3...

OK, so I've had this Dacron Rope installed for 3 months.

So far, I've had to go back up on the roof and tighten it down twice (2 times) because it keeps stretching.

Crap stuff. I would not...
Forum: Antennas 28-Dec-2010, 1:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,932
Posted By jp2code
So I went with the black dacron rope. It got...

So I went with the black dacron rope.

It got here, and guess what? This is the same stuff sold at Home Depot under the name Nylon Clothes Line rope. Same price, with no shipping fees.

Just FYI...
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