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Forum: Antennas 4-Jun-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,875
Posted By ta240
thanks for the quick reply.

thanks for the quick reply.
Forum: Antennas 4-Jun-2019, 2:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,875
Posted By ta240
grounding antenna

I have a grounding rod right next to the antenna but now need to connect that to the main house ground.

Our main house ground comes up from inside the wall into the breaker box and it is cement...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Oct-2016, 9:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,929
Posted By ta240
After more reading I'm actually wondering if I'm...

After more reading I'm actually wondering if I'm going the wrong way with trying for a stronger signal. Maybe I'm still getting too much even with the lower power pre-amp.

Since the channels...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Oct-2016, 5:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,929
Posted By ta240
antenna upgrade

my report is at:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de2cb0f4d26ec9f

The only channels I'm really interested in getting are: 9, 10, 48, 35, 20, 43 which are all at 159...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Feb-2014, 5:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,788
Posted By ta240
I'm in the process of finishing up the grounding....

I'm in the process of finishing up the grounding.

The problem is if grounding the antenna continues to reduce the signal strength I'll have to scrap the antenna project and go back to cable. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Feb-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,788
Posted By ta240
The VHF antenna is an Antenna Craft Y5-7-13, The...

The VHF antenna is an Antenna Craft Y5-7-13, The UHF is Antennas Direct DB4E

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Forum: Help With Reception 24-Feb-2014, 9:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,788
Posted By ta240
grounding antenna pole drops reception

When I connect the grounding pole to my antenna pole I lose some of the weaker stations.


Does grounding the pole typically affect reception?


Am I connecting something wrong or since the...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Sep-2013, 8:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,179
Posted By ta240
I'll have to take another look at possibly...

I'll have to take another look at possibly mounting the antenna on the other side of the house, nearer the electrical box. Otherwise I'd have to run the coax the length of the house to get it to...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2013, 5:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,179
Posted By ta240
I'm getting closer to trying this but am a bit...

I'm getting closer to trying this but am a bit confused on the overall grounding of the antenna procedure. I found this:...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Jun-2013, 8:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,179
Posted By ta240
wow, thanks for the detailed and informative...

wow, thanks for the detailed and informative reply. Looks like I have some more to read and figure out on it. Like most I was hoping for a 'sure put this medium sized antenna in your attic and...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jun-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,179
Posted By ta240
antenna suggestions

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dc08d2be8b13566

A couple years ago I tried a cheap flat inside antenna with a signal amplifier it came with. I don't remember the specs...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jun-2010, 8:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,439
Posted By ta240
I was thinking of trying the CS4 in the attic...

I was thinking of trying the CS4 in the attic with the CS5 outside and something like the channel master 7777 amp to combine them and up the signal from both before heading down into the house.
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Jun-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,439
Posted By ta240
antenna suggestion for 1 VHF channel

Tried a Clearstream4 in the attic with a very small amplifier (from a flat antenna I was removing) and got decent reception on CBS, Fox and NBC (at the 173degree) but couldn't pull in the VHF KXTV...
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