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Forum: Help With Reception 21-Nov-2017, 8:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,742
Posted By twaw
AD Tech, you are right on the money... I just...

AD Tech, you are right on the money... I just took the preamp out of the signal path, so it's jsut the antenna right into the tablo, and it works great on all channels. And when connected directly...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Nov-2017, 5:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,742
Posted By twaw
Great, thanks for the explanation. I really...

Great, thanks for the explanation. I really appreciate it!
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Nov-2017, 5:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,742
Posted By twaw
Thanks for the reply! It's not working again so...

Thanks for the reply! It's not working again so I have to go back to the drawing board. Any suggestions appreciated...

I hear you on too much amplification, but if that's the case I don't...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2017, 3:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,742
Posted By twaw
Why is my bearing to towers off so much now?

About a year ago I installed a Winegard HD7697P Hi/UHF 131, 25' height, with a ChannelMaster 30db preamp, and a 120' cable run to my house. Bearing to towers is supposed to be 184 degrees true...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Apr-2016, 9:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,376
Posted By twaw
Possibly the dumbest question on grounding

I'd posted earlier about this but have run into an unanticipated development today, as I was running my final ground. To make a long story short, it's a 30' antenna, and I have to run my antenna...
Forum: Antennas 1-Apr-2016, 3:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,069
Posted By twaw
Thanks AD Tech! Sorry to hear about your...

Thanks AD Tech! Sorry to hear about your lightning strike, that sucks... I've learned the hard way that the only total protection is to unplug/disconnect, which I'm sure you know... but of course...
Forum: Antennas 31-Mar-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,069
Posted By twaw
An unusual grounding question - more than one house panel ground?

I have a 30' antenna. I've read up and understand that I need to put a ground rod at the base, then bond that to my house ground, etc. etc.. The problem is that I can't determine 100% where the...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Mar-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,171
Posted By twaw
Thanks for the help! That all makes sense. And...

Thanks for the help! That all makes sense. And yeah, that's my tvfool report, and yeah I'm behind a ridge, so that one channel is especially tough. And yes, keeping the archer after the power...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Mar-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,171
Posted By twaw
Will Dist. amp also send power to preamp? Recommendation on amp?

I have a Winegard 7084 antenna with a channelmaster 7777 (30db) preamp. To fix an issue with one channel I installed a 15 year-old Archer UHF/VHF/FM variable gain amp I had lying around (15db-25db,...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Mar-2016, 4:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,892
Posted By twaw
Moving antenna 70' from house... proper grounding and install?

Hi, I have a winegard 7084 with channelmaster 7777 preamp. Tree in front of antenna is hurting reception on 1 channel (10-1, real channel 26). (Oddly, it seems the reception only drops at night).
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Forum: Help With Reception 25-Oct-2015, 7:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,134
Posted By twaw
OK, thanks. On Winegard's site they only show...

OK, thanks. On Winegard's site they only show the 7084P, in fact most of their antenna's now have a P designation. I've searched and can't seem to find any info on what the P is, but it's $20 more....
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Oct-2015, 2:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,134
Posted By twaw
Also, any idea what the difference is in the "P"...

Also, any idea what the difference is in the "P" model vs. the non-P? Amazon has the HD7084 for about $20 cheaper than the P version. Thanks
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Oct-2015, 1:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,134
Posted By twaw
Thanks for the info, sounds like I may be...

Thanks for the info, sounds like I may be building that tilt-up after all, but I'll try the house first. So would you suggest the Winegard HD7084P? Any suggestions on preamp? Thanks!
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Oct-2015, 7:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,134
Posted By twaw
Which antenna/setup for ridges, trees and other challenges?

Hi, Iíve learned a lot form this forum, you guys are awesome! My main question is, whatís the best approach for my situationÖ will this work, and do I really need Low VHF? Iím looking at the...
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