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Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jan-2017, 1:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,399
Posted By protivakid
Looks like I am not the only one with reception...

Looks like I am not the only one with reception issues in Mass.

http://www.universalhub.com/2017/antenna-problems-once-again-screwing-over-air?nocache=1
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Jan-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,399
Posted By protivakid
Are you new to OTA in Mass? For some...

Are you new to OTA in Mass?

For some reason, since Sunday of this week 1/15/17 OTA reception has been unusually terrible for many channels. I can only get 4.1 & 5.1 where I live. I can normally...
Forum: Special Topics 5-Jan-2017, 3:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,687
Posted By protivakid
I know in some forums people get pretty upset if...

I know in some forums people get pretty upset if you post a different question under the same topic or in the wrong forum section. I was trying to as best I could place this. I didn't when posting...
Forum: Special Topics 4-Jan-2017, 8:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,687
Posted By protivakid
Hi rabbit73, I appreciate your help but this...

Hi rabbit73,

I appreciate your help but this is a completely different issue. I have taken steps to now pull in the signal that I was having an issue with in the other thread. Now that I have the...
Forum: Special Topics 4-Jan-2017, 3:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,687
Posted By protivakid
OTA stuttering on Sony TV - Only some shows

I live in MA where NBC just switched from WHDH to NBC Boston as of Jan 1st. It is being broadcast over 3 different towers and the one I can get is WMFP (a mirror of WBTS) UHF 18 Virtual 60-5.

This...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 19-Dec-2016, 7:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 29,624
Posted By protivakid
Is this better than the other VHF antenna I...

Is this better than the other VHF antenna I already have?




I was actually able to pick up WJAR Saturday night however now today it is gone. Is there a decent way to combine the two different...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 17-Dec-2016, 3:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 29,624
Posted By protivakid
Thanks for the suggestions. For the rabbitears...

Thanks for the suggestions. For the rabbitears link, is that just the NBC move I was referring to?
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 17-Dec-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 29,624
Posted By protivakid
42._____,-72.____ is the location of my antenna....

42._____,-72.____ is the location of my antenna. I didn't see a way to share the google map directly. It's about 30ft off the ground above the roof line.

I am using a Mohu Sky HD for a UFH...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 16-Dec-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 29,624
Posted By protivakid
No luck with WMFP either. Here is my...

No luck with WMFP either.



Here is my report.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3ddfafef7fefe27b

Contrary to the results I can NOT get WWLP at my current height...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 16-Dec-2016, 6:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 29,624
Posted By protivakid
WBTS WHDH - Anyone else in MA about to lose their NBC?

As we know, as of Jan 1st NBC is switching to WBTS which has significantly less coverage than WHDH. Last month WBTS started to operate with some test programming. I can't even get a blip of a signal...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Oct-2014, 8:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
So is there a way to tell if my amp is helping...

So is there a way to tell if my amp is helping other than using it and taking note of the amount of dropouts?
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Oct-2014, 6:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
So I tried two different Radio Shack amps and it...

So I tried two different Radio Shack amps and it made no difference with my signal strength. Guess it's good my RG6 isn't losing anything but shouldn't I have seen something? Tried back and forth...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Oct-2014, 4:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
Update: The Antennacraft Y10713 is an amazing...

Update: The Antennacraft Y10713 is an amazing antenna. I installed it in my attic and used the recommended UHF/VHF combiner and my signal strength (which I know is relative to the TV) went from 0% to...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2014, 8:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
Finally got around to ordering everything up....

Finally got around to ordering everything up. Let's see how it goes!
Forum: Help With Reception 20-May-2014, 6:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
Thanks! Hopefully it will work for my painfully...

Thanks! Hopefully it will work for my painfully weak signal area.

Does it come with the power brick or injector for the amp?

Anyone know what hookup the y10-7-13 has? Will I need a converter...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-May-2014, 4:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
Bump on an amplifier suggestion for the y10-7-13?

Bump on an amplifier suggestion for the y10-7-13?
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2014, 3:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
Any suggestions?

Any suggestions?
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Apr-2014, 2:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
By the way, is the LNA-200 a good amp to use for...

By the way, is the LNA-200 a good amp to use for the y10-7-13?
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Nov-2013, 2:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,053
Posted By protivakid
I thought of that too but the Wifi is already...

I thought of that too but the Wifi is already disabled and not connected to my in home network. Perhaps I will grab an ANT751 to try, should be able to return it after.



I was actually thinking...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Nov-2013, 4:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,053
Posted By protivakid
None other than the built-in speakers. No...

None other than the built-in speakers. No amplifiers or receivers on any tv. The tv does have some sound settings that try to simulate surround so maybe its worth playing around with that.

It is...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Nov-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,053
Posted By protivakid
Already tried the coax. This happens even then...

Already tried the coax. This happens even then when its just plugged into the wall. The tv is a 55LN5600. Bestbuy still sells the thing.



Any way to test this? Or is there a way to eliminate...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Nov-2013, 4:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,053
Posted By protivakid
Very Very odd problem

I am having an issue and I can not figure out what is going on.

My setup:
Mohu Sky HD on roof down to Mohu power injector (for the built-in amp) in basement, to A/B switch, to distribution amp,...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Nov-2013, 1:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
Yeah I hear you. I am going to try a passive...

Yeah I hear you. I am going to try a passive install and if that doesn't work bite the bullet and run a 2nd line of coax to the roof and combine in the basement after the amps.
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Nov-2013, 7:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
C'mon, "it works ok" not "it works great" haha. I...

C'mon, "it works ok" not "it works great" haha. I hear you though. Was just considering options. But the above combiners you listed will allow the power to travel to the mohu and the VHF antenna to...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Nov-2013, 4:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,857
Posted By protivakid
I know it's not good practice but I am 99% sure...

I know it's not good practice but I am 99% sure that the two injectors are pretty much the same. Below are pics for comparison. I also would also bet that the Mohu Sky HD innards are VERY similar to...
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