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Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, tuffones Thanks for the signal...

Hello, tuffones

Thanks for the signal report. Here is a report from rabbitears.info based on my estimate of your location from your TVFool report. It should have a more accurate list of channels:...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2019, 8:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By rabbit73
VHF below UHF is usually better.

VHF below UHF is usually better.
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Sep-2019, 2:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,129
Posted By rabbit73
No I didn't, you missed the important part. ...

No I didn't, you missed the important part.

First of all, the TVFool staff is very small; they are not able to make corrections to the database, especially with the many changes from Repack by the...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Sep-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,129
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, TheFu If you can do a new TVFool...

Hello, TheFu

If you can do a new TVFool report, I might be able to do another report from a more accurate site based on my estimate of your location. Ideally, I would like your address by PM to...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Sep-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By rabbit73
That's probably true in your case, unless the...

That's probably true in your case, unless the signals are nuch weaker than indicated because of buildings in the signal path. The report assumes there are no objects in the signal path. The red...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Sep-2019, 8:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By rabbit73
Trying different heights is an excellent idea...

Trying different heights is an excellent idea because of layering, but my main concern is with the trees that surround his house.
http://forum.tvfool.com/showpost.php?p=52837&postcount=22
...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Sep-2019, 1:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By rabbit73
24.1 is WFXZ on VHF-Low real channel 5. It is a...

24.1 is WFXZ on VHF-Low real channel 5. It is a Guest on the WGBH transmitter and not transmitting on its own:
https://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=64833#station
...
Forum: TV Database Updates 4-Sep-2019, 1:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,997
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Mike Interesting TVFool report. The...

Hello, Mike

Interesting TVFool report. The signals are strong enough to cause oveload.

The TVFool staff is very small; not able to keep up with the changes, especially with Repack by the FCC.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Sep-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By rabbit73
https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachment...

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3513&d=1567554407

https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=7774


Yeah, Repack is a mess and the cellular companies...
Forum: Reception Devices 1-Sep-2019, 7:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,078
Posted By rabbit73
Your image shows WLAJ as Host on 25. It carries...

Your image shows WLAJ as Host on 25. It carries WLNS CBS as a Guest, because WLNS is no longer transmitting on its own.
...
Forum: Reception Devices 1-Sep-2019, 2:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,078
Posted By rabbit73
WLNS sold their license in the Repack reverse...

WLNS sold their license in the Repack reverse auction by the FCC. They are now a guest on the WLAJ transmitter....
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 7:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By rabbit73
It doesn't matter if they are off or on, the...

It doesn't matter if they are off or on, the splitter loss stays the same.

If the signals are OK with one TV (with preamp if needed), add a 4-way splitter.
If the signals are then too weak,...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 7:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By rabbit73
I suggest you aim your antenna at about 30...

I suggest you aim your antenna at about 30 degrees true and be happy with what you get. More effort will not get you much more.

Try it without a preamp first on just one TV. How many TVs are you...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 7:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By rabbit73
If you click on the Transmitter Distances in the...

If you click on the Transmitter Distances in the rabbitears.info report, you will see terrain profiles that show you are indeed in a hole, which makes reception more difficult.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 6:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By rabbit73
This is an image of your report: ...

This is an image of your report:

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3499&d=1566758111

This is a link to a report by rabbitears.info which should have a more accurate list of...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 6:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the report. WTNH ABC is on real...

Thank you for the report. WTNH ABC is on real channel 10, which is a VHF-High channel. Your antenna is primarily designed for UHF, so it doesn't perform well on WTNH.

The TVFool reports have a few...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 5:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,316
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, ssharnick; welcome to the forum. ...

Hello, ssharnick; welcome to the forum.

Please post a TVFool report, using exact address (which will not show), so that we can see what the signals look like at your location....
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By rabbit73
It's probably because of temperature inversion. ...

It's probably because of temperature inversion.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3497&d=1566737536


Definition of subrefraction

: a state of refraction (as of the...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2019, 2:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By rabbit73
WFSB-DT (Digital) Channel: 33 (3.1) Network:...

WFSB-DT (Digital)
Channel: 33 (3.1)
Network: CBS
Maximum ERP: 1000.000 kW Horizontal
Coordinates:
41.775100, -72.805098
Antenna Height Above Average Terrain: 947' 288.8m
Antenna Height Above...
Forum: Special Topics 24-Aug-2019, 8:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By rabbit73
budh9534 on AVS had a similar tripod problem. He...

budh9534 on AVS had a similar tripod problem. He wanted two legs on one side of the peak to be 32 inches apart to match the rafters, and the other leg would be on the other side of the peak at the...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2019, 2:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Richard Your previous TVFool report...

Hello, Richard

Your previous TVFool report is no longer on the server:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dd6dbf19cecb97a

and a current TVFool report isn't accurate:...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 7:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By rabbit73
A big antenna for UHF and VHF-High like the...

A big antenna for UHF and VHF-High like the Winegard HD7698P might pick up some of the Rochester VHF channels.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 6:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By rabbit73
We don't really know what he would get because...

We don't really know what he would get because the signal reports assume that the antenna is in the clear and there are no TREES or buildings in the signal path. He will just have to try it.

My...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 5:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By rabbit73
There are several ways of looking at a terrain...

There are several ways of looking at a terrain profile beween a transmitter and his location.

If you click on the rabbitears.info report for his location...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Aug-2019, 3:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 596
Posted By rabbit73
This is an image of his signal report: ...

This is an image of his signal report:

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3486&d=1565882026

The above report is based on his address, which is from a marker further down the...
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