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Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 8:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By rabbit73
Sometimes it's slow if their server is busy. Here...

Sometimes it's slow if their server is busy. Here is a video of me doing a report for the same Zip code location. You can enter the Lat and Long in the same box separated by a comma, or enter each in...
Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 2:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, mdoverstreet The Interactive Browser...

Hello, mdoverstreet

The Interactive Browser doesn't work anymore. Use this link to enter the info:
https://www.tvfool.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29

The TVFool reports aren't as...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Nov-2020, 2:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
The Airspy R2 can scan 8 MHz with the SDR#...

The Airspy R2 can scan 8 MHz with the SDR# software, similar to what the RSP1A does with the SDRuno software. It is important to set the gain at the correct level to obtain the proper presentation of...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Nov-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
That is correct. The last three images were: 1....

That is correct. The last three images were:
1. RTL-SDR.COM V3 dongle with free open-source Scanner software from GitHub
2. SDRplay RSP1A SDR with SDRuno software
3. Airspy R2 SDR with Spectrum...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Nov-2020, 8:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, it does; that is why you can only use every...

Yes, it does; that is why you can only use every other channel when adding a channel. But, all I have to do is tune my SLM or SDR to the video carrier frequency of the channel transmitted by the...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Nov-2020, 6:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmenti...

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3972&d=1606501894

My use is very simple. I don't have a UHF signal generator, so I use the NTSC video carrier of the modulator as a constant...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Nov-2020, 3:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for your comments. My wife...

Thank you for your comments.

My wife supported my experiments, so I was able to collect the equipment I needed to solve reception problems.

Yes, the signals were quite constant, except when a...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Nov-2020, 7:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
That is true because the wavefront is...

That is true because the wavefront is non-uniform. I have seen a difference in the scan of a channel when moving the antenna a foot horizontally.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Nov-2020, 5:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
It would be necessary to compare then two systems...

It would be necessary to compare then two systems at the same instant because OTA signals constantly vary in strength. I have seen OTA signals vary as much as 10 dB in 30 minutes.

I have more...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Nov-2020, 3:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
That is true. Here are Trip's instructions for...

That is true. Here are Trip's instructions for setup:
Joining the Live Bandscan
https://www.rabbitears.info/static.php?name=join_live_bandscan

It is possible to modify the graph for clarity:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Nov-2020, 1:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
I wonder if the Bandscan approach would be...

I wonder if the Bandscan approach would be suitable for any of your needs.
https://rabbitears.info/tvdx/all_tuners
Map takes a while to load.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Nov-2020, 8:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
The only software that I know of that will...

The only software that I know of that will produce CSV output is for the RF Explorer SA and the V1.1 RSP Spectrum Analyser for the SDRplay RSP1A:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Nov-2020, 7:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
Sorry, none that I know of.

Sorry, none that I know of.
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Nov-2020, 8:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, man00; welcome to the forum. ...

Hello, man00; welcome to the forum.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3961&d=1606075952

Thank you for the image of your report, but the link for the report would have been...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Oct-2020, 3:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
I found another scanner that can be used with the...

I found another scanner that can be used with the RTL-SDR.COM V3 dongle.
http://rfexplorer.com/touchstone/

The resolution isn't too good and there is no way to adjust the gain of the dongle. It...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Oct-2020, 3:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,150
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, awright11877; welcome to the forum. ...

Hello, awright11877; welcome to the forum.

Thank you for the reports and details.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3948&d=1603466285

I agree with jrgagne99; Sherbrooke...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Oct-2020, 2:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the link to the interesting...

Thank you for the link to the interesting article; I hadn't seen that before.

My takeaway is that we don't know yet know what the coverage area will be because all the parameters haven't been...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Oct-2020, 5:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, dbseeker; here is a rabbitears.info report...

Hello, dbseeker; here is a rabbitears.info report for your Lake Barkley location:
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=166121
...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Oct-2020, 1:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,482
Posted By rabbit73
To check the RCA, you have to make some voltage...

To check the RCA, you have to make some voltage measurements.

First you check the voltage coming out of the power inserter without the preamp connected:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2020, 2:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,442
Posted By rabbit73
I did some additional tests with the SDRplay...

I did some additional tests with the SDRplay RSP1A and the RSP Spectrum Analyser (British spelling) software.

It seems that it is necessary to properly set the Reference level of the RSP Spectrum...
Forum: Antennas 15-Oct-2020, 8:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,665
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, mrlewp87; welcome to the forum. Most...

Hello, mrlewp87; welcome to the forum.

Most new members have to wait a long time to have permission to post. It's difficult to say if you actually have full permission now.

I don't see any...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Oct-2020, 8:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,906
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the rabbitears.info signal report....

Thank you for the rabbitears.info signal report. That looks like a slightly different location than your TVFool report.
That doesn't sound like an optimum arrangement; you will just have to try it...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Oct-2020, 2:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By rabbit73
You can use a UVSJ to combine your UHF TV signals...

You can use a UVSJ to combine your UHF TV signals with your 137 MHz signals.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3914&d=1602638327

The UVSJ will pass 137 MHz signals on the VHF...
Forum: Special Topics 11-Oct-2020, 2:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,234
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, ERINLAINE The signals at each of the...

Hello, ERINLAINE

The signals at each of the four outputs will be approx 8 dB stronger than when they entered the distribution amp, whether a TV is off or on.

If one of the output ports isn't...
Forum: Connecting with an Installer 30-Sep-2020, 3:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,510
Posted By rabbit73
This is a current signal report for your...

This is a current signal report for your location:
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=156631

WFXT Fox will be difficult for you to receive.

You have two strikes...
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