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Forum: Reception Devices 3-Jul-2015, 1:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 34,353
Posted By Jason l
Sorry about ur new TV experience. Unfortunately I...

Sorry about ur new TV experience. Unfortunately I only have experienced. Emerson;toshiba ; old jvc ; and generic analog digital receiver. Best performance is old jvc (not hd). Then new (hd) toshiba....
Forum: Antennas 30-Jun-2015, 4:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,590
Posted By Jason l
magic antenna

my diy 8 bay bowtie does magic...lol and don't have an upside down as long as its not sideways. Sounds like you need two antennas up and down.
Forum: TV Database Updates 30-Jun-2015, 4:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,901
Posted By Jason l
cozi tv

15.2 and 29.2 in west mi
Forum: Antennas 4-Jun-2015, 5:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,890
Posted By Jason l
m4 better than m8

I did tests with the 10-9.5 m4 and m8verticle 10-9.5 the 8bay beet the 4 bay always on the very farthest uhf channels. And yes I had to tilt the 8 bay slightly more at less height and less at more...
Forum: Antennas 19-May-2015, 4:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,740
Posted By Jason l
2baluns / 300 twin leeds

how well did this work for you guys ??
Forum: Antennas 19-May-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,740
Posted By Jason l
db8e

so just have to state yes uhf only is all manufactures make with bowties.........that being said that's why I made my own with vhf capable of over 60 mile reception.
Forum: Antennas 14-May-2015, 1:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,544
Posted By Jason l
heavy dutty transfer

channel master, or my toughest is one i found on an old TV with an aluminum housing for just buying one good luck! seems as if antenna hardware is getting cheaper and cheaper.
Forum: Help With Reception 14-May-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,098
Posted By Jason l
I like my manual rotor with an antenna that works...

I like my manual rotor with an antenna that works for uhf and vhf. (manual) I can turn buy hand from an extending the mast down to base.
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 14-May-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174,296
Posted By Jason l
user name

hahahahaaaa........ I would like my user name to be TV fool but all the good names are always taken.
Forum: Special Topics 2-May-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,901
Posted By Jason l
Yes old ones I have are built to last.wine hard...

Yes old ones I have are built to last.wine hard is just going cheap same with preamps they discontinued all there good preamps and are pushing that cheap boost xt............. Cmon winegard give the...
Forum: Antennas 2-May-2015, 9:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,528
Posted By Jason l
Nice thanks grounder mast any body use the kt...

Nice thanks grounder mast any body use the kt 500? I'm really more interested in RESULTS. For educated guesses are just that. So if your antenna gets week signal on some stations???? My winegard 8275...
Forum: Special Topics 2-May-2015, 2:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,547
Posted By Jason l
Dave

I looked into this and found Channel Master has one fairly expensive. There are others but I believe there might be only two on the market you can use without a monthly fee one of them being the...
Forum: Special Topics 2-May-2015, 2:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,901
Posted By Jason l
Channel master balun

this is what I went with for my permanent 55' high balun. I cut the lead wires shorter this help picking up my UHF channels the Bollum still did not respond quite as well as a cheap RCA however I...
Forum: Antennas 1-May-2015, 3:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,528
Posted By Jason l
What's your favorite high gain pree amp

just want to know who has good results with high gain amps for ota TV it seems to be getting more and more limited as the market changes. I'm stuck using an old discontinued winegard. It just WORKS!...
Forum: Antennas 29-Apr-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,641
Posted By Jason l
Two 8 bays

yes the white one is my old one made from aluminum wire. It works well especially on vhf possibly from wider reflector. I herd someone say you can never have to many antennas. Lol.......Here is a pic...
Forum: Antennas 29-Apr-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,641
Posted By Jason l
results from diy 8 bay bowtie

very pleased I am 60 channels now that I am at tree top height I can turn antenna west and pick up channels across lake Michigan Wisconsin channels they don't appear on my TV chart also some from...
Forum: Antennas 28-Apr-2015, 4:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,641
Posted By Jason l
boom lift

here I am at the peak of happyness
Forum: Antennas 28-Apr-2015, 2:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,641
Posted By Jason l
channelmaster

up close pic of the old cm
Forum: Antennas 28-Apr-2015, 2:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,641
Posted By Jason l
old channel master

this is the one I finally took down and put to rest
Forum: Antennas 28-Apr-2015, 1:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,641
Posted By Jason l
close up picture

these are a bit unsightly.and WORK great! still better to look at than the old channel master that was beet up
Forum: Antennas 27-Apr-2015, 5:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,332
Posted By Jason l
my diy 8bay bowtie

another try upper antenna is my new soldered copper 8bay,lower is my 4year old aluminum whisker the upper one is at 57' high at its top. Yes height does help
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 26-Apr-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166,030
Posted By Jason l
Try another picture

trying to figure out how to post pictures of tricky with this form for me I can't seem to get my whole shot in the picture I can only do a part of the pictureor a picture so small you can't see...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 25-Apr-2015, 9:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166,030
Posted By Jason l
My two year antenna project

I can't post pictures as well on this forum I'm not intelligent enough to use my smart phone. So I took down all channel master bent destroyed and replaced it with my homemade copper soldered bowtie...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 10-Apr-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 22,918
Posted By Jason l
Unhappy Diy db8

All Baluns are not all equal. The bowtie antennas made out of wire work great with certain dimensions and certain stations. East weatherman PDF files....
Forum: Antennas 8-Apr-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21,568
Posted By Jason l
I purchased this Lna-200 because I had great...

I purchased this Lna-200 because I had great success with their 8275 that is no longer available. It basically didn't inprove any of my channels I actually lost channels compared to the old high gain...
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