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Forum: Help With Reception 11-Feb-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,724
Posted By 760side
Well it looks like I may have FINALLY solved my...

Well it looks like I may have FINALLY solved my problem. I pulled new rg6 quad shield solid copper. I also used new compression fittings and a dab of dielectric grease on all the outdoor ends. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Feb-2018, 2:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,724
Posted By 760side
As always I appreciate the help. I checked my...

As always I appreciate the help. I checked my cable and it is RG 6U CCS. I was thinking I may swap that out with the RG 6 quad shield solid copper. and My run is definitely more that 40 ft...probably...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Feb-2018, 3:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,724
Posted By 760side
So some more clarification when I say...

So some more clarification when I say intermittent the signal strength is always around 100% and the signal quality is in the 40%-50% range. Its the picture itself that is intermittent. Im able to...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Feb-2018, 6:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,724
Posted By 760side
It is on all channels, see attachments

It is on all channels, see attachments
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Feb-2018, 3:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,724
Posted By 760side
Well I have the CM7777 now which I dont believe I...

Well I have the CM7777 now which I dont believe I had as of my last thread. Thats all thats really changed. 95%-98% of the time the picture is solid. I get an occasional drop and an extended drop of...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Feb-2018, 1:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,724
Posted By 760side
signal quality help

So Im looking for some insight into why my signal quality is so low. I think it might be due to my CM 7777 (Older model uhf/vhf input) but wanted to get some feedback.

My Map:...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Nov-2016, 3:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
I think the antenna with the tilt made the most...

I think the antenna with the tilt made the most difference because my signal is much stronger and consistent. The new cable made a difference in my signal to noise ratio. I was getting varying...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Nov-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
I did a slight tilt upwards and I also replaced...

I did a slight tilt upwards and I also replaced one of the cables between the tv and the pre-amp.

It was an old cable that came with my hd homerun and it was replaced with a homemade cable with a...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2016, 3:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
looks like the antenna did the trick

Heres my reading on knsd with the old DB8

2382


And heres the reading after connecting the HDB91x

2383

I didnt have any extended drops in the evening like Ive had with the DB8.
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Oct-2016, 6:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
Ive ordered the 91xg and will update once I get...

Ive ordered the 91xg and will update once I get it set up.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Oct-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
so just to check in, Ill probably pick up a 91xg...

so just to check in, Ill probably pick up a 91xg and replace the db 8.

Will a cm 7777 or 7778 be helpful or just the antenna replacement?

Also would it be worth it to point to any of the nbc...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Sep-2016, 5:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
I purchased the DB8 6-7 years ago and it was one...

I purchased the DB8 6-7 years ago and it was one of the highest rated OTA antennas at the time.
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Sep-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
The 2nd antenna is a vhf yagi that pulls in...

The 2nd antenna is a vhf yagi that pulls in channels 8 and 10 solidly. Yes i know it needs to be more level but I have no problems with those channels.

I will look into tilting the antenna up.
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
yes its fine for the time being but usually...

yes its fine for the time being but usually around 5 or 6 at night the reception starts to break up every now and then.
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Sep-2016, 8:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
finally

Heres the pictures of my setup, the direction the antenna is pointed and the HDHR signal reading after a sight adjustment...and I mean maybe rotating 1/4 of an inch
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2016, 2:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
Ill try and post some pictures this weekend. Im...

Ill try and post some pictures this weekend. Im heading out of town today but will be back sunday.
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2016, 4:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
Would replacing the DB8 with a 91xg improve my...

Would replacing the DB8 with a 91xg improve my reception?

Is there any other data or pictures I could provide that would help?
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2016, 2:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
Im using that exact UVSJ. There isnt much...

Im using that exact UVSJ.

There isnt much immediately in front of the the DB8. Like I said its mounted about 30 feet off the ground.

Maybe 1-2 miles south there is a small mountain range which...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Aug-2016, 1:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
i have a cpa 19 Im using a radio shack...

i have a cpa 19

Im using a radio shack joiner since i have a vhf and uhf antenna.

I have the vhf pointer at the towers, approx 159 magnetic, for channels 8 and 10 those come in solid.

the...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Aug-2016, 2:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,233
Posted By 760side
Suggestions for improvements?

So ive had solid reception overall but there are 2 channels that give me fits, 15.1 and 39.1. Of course 39.1 is the one we watch the most and causes the most spousal frustration with its drops. Are...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2014, 6:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,595
Posted By 760side
just to clear up any confusion this is the uvsj...

just to clear up any confusion this is the uvsj Im using

http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103923
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2014, 6:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,595
Posted By 760side
Its actually a radio shack uhf/vhf combiner not...

Its actually a radio shack uhf/vhf combiner not an rca. mistake on my part.

As for 51.1 its a tad better than 39.1 and 15.1. Its tough to make the comparison since 15.1 is PBS and 39.1 is NBC...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2014, 5:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,595
Posted By 760side
my drops are mostly with 15.1 and 39.1 and I...

my drops are mostly with 15.1 and 39.1 and I agree it wouldnt hurt to re-check my aim. My preamp is an Antennas Direct CPA19.

set up is below:
UHF Antenna
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Radio Shack splitter/joiner...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jun-2014, 3:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,595
Posted By 760side
time to upgrade my antenna?

So here is my current setup
antennas direct db8
rca uhf/vhf combiner
antenna craft yagi vhf antenna
amplifier

Heres my map...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2012, 1:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,977
Posted By 760side
So the right equipment always helps. I picked up...

So the right equipment always helps. I picked up the radio shack uvsj. I used my same set up with the individual uhf and vhf antennas with the amp after the uvsj. I did my initial scan and get all...
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