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Forum: Help With Reception 19-Nov-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
I sure hope so; it's been going on since July, I...

I sure hope so; it's been going on since July, I think.

THANK YOU for responding! :D
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Nov-2019, 4:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
Well at least this time they gave us advanced...

Well at least this time they gave us advanced warning: All OTA channels will be off Saturday 1am - 9am and same for Sunday, for "frequency changes" or something.

WHEN IS THIS GOING TO END???
...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Oct-2019, 5:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
Here we go again: Everything went black at...

Here we go again: Everything went black at midnight except for NBC (10) and PBS (21).
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Oct-2019, 2:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By Dagwood
Thanks to all who responded. I will try...

Thanks to all who responded.

I will try this stuff if/when the problem pops up again. :D
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Oct-2019, 9:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
So . . . Thursday night everything went black at...

So . . . Thursday night everything went black at midnight -- every single station.

And no advance warning, unless I missed the 10 second notice that one of the stations MIGHT have stuck in the...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Oct-2019, 9:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By Dagwood
What/where is the "tuner"? FWIW: Everything...

What/where is the "tuner"?

FWIW: Everything has worked fine since the other night, so there is nothing to really fix (or test) now unless it happens again.
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Oct-2019, 1:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By Dagwood
Nope! Same as a year ago -- only channel 13 (ABC).

Nope! Same as a year ago -- only channel 13 (ABC).
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Oct-2019, 4:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By Dagwood
New problem: Coax terminal on TV bad?

I'm having a similar problem to one I had a year ago, see this thread, post #84. (http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?p=60161&highlight=terminal#post60161)

LR = "living room TV", bought in 2015...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Oct-2019, 4:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
At least I won't be blindsided by a completely...

At least I won't be blindsided by a completely dead TV, but channel 10 just announced that they (and others) will be shutting down from 12:30 tonight til 5:00 AM "for several days" while they work on...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Oct-2019, 2:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
Hey Joe :D I did mention that I have "free...

Hey Joe :D

I did mention that I have "free streaming" in my previous post. :)

So I went from a DL speed of 3-4 MPS to 120. Quite a jump, although I don't really notice it except when DLing a...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Oct-2019, 4:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
Ha, well thanks for that info, Joe. I thought...

Ha, well thanks for that info, Joe. I thought something was not right.

However, I just scanned within the hour and Fox is coming in alive and well -- which doesn't make sense considering he said...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Oct-2019, 1:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
Joe, the league said that hit wasn't bad enough...

Joe, the league said that hit wasn't bad enough for the NE player to be ejected. One of the Bills in the locker room (Micah Hyde I think) made the point that if anybody did that "to number twelve,"...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Sep-2019, 1:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
Well Joe, the Bills didn't get it done, but their...

Well Joe, the Bills didn't get it done, but their defense sure kept Brady on his heels! Too bad about the dirty hit on Josh. :(

Another TV question: Fox (31) is my weakest station and I can only...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Sep-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
Thanks Joe, you're a wealth of information -- as...

Thanks Joe, you're a wealth of information -- as usual. I guess my last question is: Why don't the stations tell us about this ahead of time, so people like me don't panic?

In July/August some of...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2019, 9:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
Thanks Joe, you (and Rabbit) are always a big...

Thanks Joe, you (and Rabbit) are always a big help. :D

What does this mean exactly? "The Rochester, NY stations are proceeding through the repack."

And how did you find this out? :confused: I...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2019, 1:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,562
Posted By Dagwood
Hey Arizona Joe!

How are things out there? It's cooling down here, but no frost yet. :eek:

You've always seemed to be up on these problems the stations have, and every time I Google around I rarely find any...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2019, 4:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By Dagwood
Hi Joe, regarding my post above yours, and...

Hi Joe, regarding my post above yours, and mandated changes to transmitters a few weeks ago, now we have this from channel 10....
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By Dagwood
Hey Joe! I hope all is well with you. Yes, the...

Hey Joe! I hope all is well with you. Yes, the weather is great here -- for a while yet.

Yes, channel 51 from Batavia is his strongest signal, as noted in my post to Rabbit above.

As for me:...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 9:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By Dagwood
Thanks for all your help, Rabbit. I will print...

Thanks for all your help, Rabbit. I will print some of these images and give them to him.

FWIW: He is a 78 year-old lunch buddy that lives a couple miles north of me. He had some analog reception...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 7:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By Dagwood
So Rabbit, boiling this all down, what would he...

So Rabbit, boiling this all down, what would he get with the biggest roof antenna with a booster and rotor?

Also, you got this for my location a couple of years ago. How did you generate it and...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Aug-2019, 7:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By Dagwood
Need help with maps . . .

I'm trying to help a friend find what is available where he lives. These maps and links are beyond confusing.

Here is the analysis, but I don't really know what I'm looking at. The coded colors...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Feb-2019, 4:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By Dagwood
The above in red makes the most sense to me. The...

The above in red makes the most sense to me. The hill and mature trees have been there for 10,000 years -- long before I put my system up. It worked flawlessly from 2011 until late 2017.

Thanks to...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Feb-2019, 2:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By Dagwood
Are there any antenna repairmen anywhere?

I installed a new system in 2011 but it has degraded in the last year or two and I am tired of screwing with it. Plus I'm getting too old to monkey with this stuff.

I did a Google search for...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2018, 7:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 37,365
Posted By Dagwood
I never really thought that, because channel 8...

I never really thought that, because channel 8 suddenly went off, completely dead. I scanned through the other channels, which were fine, until I came to PBS which was also completely dead. My second...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Sep-2018, 7:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 37,365
Posted By Dagwood
Hi Joe. :D Yes, it seems that they have more...

Hi Joe. :D

Yes, it seems that they have more long-distance problems now than when they were still analog. As I found out, channel 8 here was still transmitting but on low power after the lightning...
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