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Forum: Help With Reception 20-Nov-2017, 1:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,100
Posted By rabbit73
Foil up is OK. If the foil was down, it would...

Foil up is OK. If the foil was down, it would probably be the same because the interference would go through the cardboard.

You must understand that your situation is unique, and you should be...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Nov-2017, 1:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,100
Posted By rabbit73
If the shield, like aluminum foil on cardboard or...

If the shield, like aluminum foil on cardboard or a metal screen, is above the antenna so that the antenna doesn't "see" the aircraft above, but does see the TV signal, it might help.

A 4-bay...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Nov-2017, 4:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,100
Posted By rabbit73
A map of your area showing your location and the...

A map of your area showing your location and the airport to the east:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2958&d=1510979184

An old flight path map for noise reduction:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Nov-2017, 6:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
Kevin couldn't get any signals through the trees...

Kevin couldn't get any signals through the trees unless he aimed it way to the left to catch the signals coming around the trees:
...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Nov-2017, 6:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
OK, thank you. I have removed the street name. If...

OK, thank you. I have removed the street name. If that isn't sufficient, I will delete if you say so.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2951&d=1510857065
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Forum: Antennas 16-Nov-2017, 4:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,195
Posted By rabbit73
After reviewing my measurements, I see that they...

After reviewing my measurements, I see that they might not provide sufficient proof to support my conclusions.

The main deficiency is the noise floor of the measurement system; it isn't low...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Nov-2017, 8:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
Do I have your permission to show any of the...

Do I have your permission to show any of the photos in your PM to me or any of the green line photos that I did for you?
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Nov-2017, 7:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
If the antenna is outside, the coax shield should...

If the antenna is outside, the coax shield should be grounded with a grounding block that is connected to the house electrical system ground with 10 gauge copper wire for electrical safety and to...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Nov-2017, 7:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
Fine? No, I don't think the RCA antenna has...

Fine? No, I don't think the RCA antenna has enough gain for WNYW, because it is far down the list of channels in decreasing strength order.

There is no magic antenna that will see through trees,...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Nov-2017, 3:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
Since you have UHF and VHF channels from NYC, the...

Since you have UHF and VHF channels from NYC, the next step up for an antenna with more gain is the Winegard HD7694P; two steps up is the big HD7698P.

With trees in the path, I can't guarantee...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Nov-2017, 3:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
Mo Thank you for the PM with information...

Mo

Thank you for the PM with information and photos. I will study it when I have more time, but here is my initial evaluation.

It looks like ADTech's evaluation is correct. You have terrain...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Nov-2017, 1:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,245
Posted By rabbit73
It's like this: ...

It's like this:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2767&d=1498533066

Select the text, and click on quote icon.
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2017, 7:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
Your photos edited: ...

Your photos edited:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2930&d=1507315857

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2931&d=1507315899
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2017, 2:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
Very true. I also learned that lesson the hard...

Very true. I also learned that lesson the hard way.
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2017, 1:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,344
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome to the forum, Mo Man WNYW is pretty...

Welcome to the forum, Mo Man

WNYW is pretty far down the list with terrain interference. I think you need an antenna with more gain. Some of the 751 antennas are actually a redesign that is the...
Forum: TV Database Updates 10-Nov-2017, 4:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,755
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the report. The TVFool website has...

Thank you for the report. The TVFool website has been informed of channels missing from many reports. They do not have enough staff to make corrections. The new database that was entered at the...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Nov-2017, 8:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,485
Posted By rabbit73
The database with that date code is still...

The database with that date code is still defective.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d60ed583289b52c

https://i.imgur.com/JCHgeDE.jpg

and the more accurate, as far...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2017, 2:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,382
Posted By rabbit73
I agree with ADTech. LTE interference is not...

I agree with ADTech.

LTE interference is not likely, but electrical interference to VHF-Low channel 3 is very possible.

Try searching for electrical interference noise with a battery operated...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2017, 4:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,382
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome, Bob Is the coax grounded to the...

Welcome, Bob

Is the coax grounded to the house electrical system ground using a grounding block?

Ordinarily, a grounding block is not required for an indoor antenna, but strong signals can...
Forum: Antennas 3-Nov-2017, 9:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,288
Posted By rabbit73
Weak Signal SNR Measurements, Test 2

A second test was made using the digital mode of the Sadelco DisplayMax Signal Level Meter (SLM)......................oops!

Incomplete:o

Please see full thread here:...
Forum: Antennas 3-Nov-2017, 9:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,195
Posted By rabbit73
Weak Signal SNR Measurements, Test 2 ...

Weak Signal SNR Measurements, Test 2

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2941&d=1509752317

A second test was made using the digital mode of the Sadelco DisplayMax Signal Level...
Forum: Antennas 3-Nov-2017, 9:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,195
Posted By rabbit73
Weak Signal SNR Measurements

Background:

When giving weak signal reception advice, I have been saying:


A forum member questioned my statement, saying that it IS possible to receive signals with a NM less than -15 dB if...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Oct-2017, 4:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,485
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, I agree. Does Andy Lee know about this?...

Yes, I agree.

Does Andy Lee know about this?

Does he care?

Is he alive?
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Oct-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,485
Posted By rabbit73
The FCC map site compared with TVFool: ...

The FCC map site compared with TVFool:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2935&d=1509402536

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=2936&d=1509402570

The FCC...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Oct-2017, 2:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,485
Posted By rabbit73
Will TVFool Survive Repack?

Will TVFool Survive Repack?
By rabbit73

TVFool has helped us a lot;
It showed us what we should have got.
The repack plan has caused it pain;
Will TVFool go down the drain?
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