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Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2019, 2:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
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, 2:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
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, 3:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
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, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
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, 4:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
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, 3:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
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, 5:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
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, 1:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
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, 4:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
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, 8:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,471
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, 3:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
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, 2:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,476
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, 1:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
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, 8:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
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, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
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, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,583
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...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Aug-2019, 6:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,583
Posted By ADTech
As TG mentioned, numerous Boston stations are...

As TG mentioned, numerous Boston stations are operating at reduced power, some from temporary facilities. Until they are all up and running at full capability over the coming weeks and, perhaps...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2019, 5:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,035
Posted By ADTech
Without a precise location, the potential...

Without a precise location, the potential co-channel idea was the best I could come up with on an empty stomach.


Hey, it it works and continues to do so and the Boss is happy, can't get any...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2019, 5:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,245
Posted By ADTech
The strips don't really "wear out". They do,...

The strips don't really "wear out". They do, however, pickup up any dirt, dust or lint that happens to be on the surface where it's placed. Eventually, they pick up enough that there's no more...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Aug-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,035
Posted By ADTech
WFSB was co-channel with WCBS on UHF 33 causing...

WFSB was co-channel with WCBS on UHF 33 causing much of southern CT and parts of the Hudson valley .to suffer the loss of either or both stations.

I'd suspect you're experiencing a temporary...
Forum: Antennas 21-Aug-2019, 5:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By ADTech
Without going into and discussion of the merits...

Without going into and discussion of the merits (or lack thereof) of the antenna in question:

The default (mandatory) polarization for North American TV broadcasting is horizontal. A substantial...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Aug-2019, 3:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,245
Posted By ADTech
The Flex comes with a 3' RG6 coax that is to go...

The Flex comes with a 3' RG6 coax that is to go between the antenna and the included inline amp as well as a 12' RG59 to go from the amp to the TV (or wherever).
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Aug-2019, 3:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,692
Posted By ADTech
Well, yeah, sort of, they did. They threw...

Well, yeah, sort of, they did.

They threw their hat in the ring and volunteered to got to low-VHF if the price was right in the reverse auction. They didn't know which specific channel they'd end...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,245
Posted By ADTech
Actually, after the 2009 repack, it was 74% of...

Actually, after the 2009 repack, it was 74% of full power stations. Post-repack, I don't know offhand. I haven't seen any reliable numbers and I'm not motivated enough to dig through everything at...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2019, 2:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 726
Posted By ADTech
VOXX doesn't publish any kind of technical data...

VOXX doesn't publish any kind of technical data for their RCA-branded antennas.

When last I heard (been a while), Winegard was producing the RCA stick antennas under a contract with VOXX. ...
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