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Forum: Special Topics 7-Jun-2019, 3:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,920
Posted By newmguy
I had a long response all typed out and this...

I had a long response all typed out and this forum timed out, so i lost it all!
SO this response will be very short because its late.

yes i tried this with 37db attenuation. Modulator channels...
Forum: Special Topics 5-Jun-2019, 1:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,920
Posted By newmguy
finally got the LTE filter after almost a month....

finally got the LTE filter after almost a month. Installed it and the 20db attenuator as per post #8 above.

There is absolutely no difference.
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,920
Posted By newmguy
Thanks Tower Guy. I broke down and ordered one.

Thanks Tower Guy. I broke down and ordered one.
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 8:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,920
Posted By newmguy
no there are 3 channels, 14, 15, and 19 ...

no there are 3 channels, 14, 15, and 19



So where would this install?

Between the cable coming from my antenna to the splitter input?

or
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 6:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,920
Posted By newmguy
I installed a 20 db attenuator on the modulator...

I installed a 20 db attenuator on the modulator cable going into the splitter and one of the channels came in, but a bit choppy (I guess it's not really watchable). The modulator output is watchable...
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 6:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,920
Posted By newmguy
Thanks for your response. yes I am...

Thanks for your response.



yes I am aware of this but here in Canada things seem to take longer than anywhere else.



yes in the past I have used cable TV mode on the modulator. So I was...
Forum: Special Topics 9-May-2019, 5:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,920
Posted By newmguy
combining an RF signal with my OTA antenna

Hello everyone,

My house is a 2 storey home where there is only an RG6 coax cable going to the top level of my home.

I use a netmedia triple play modulator (MM73)...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Apr-2018, 2:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,379
Posted By newmguy
hi thanks, i figured it out. There will...

hi thanks, i figured it out.

There will always be American programming in Canada, the more they try to stop it, people just won't watch, so they lose.
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Apr-2018, 2:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 14,379
Posted By newmguy
WIVB Buffalo Zero signal

Hi guys,

for the past week i am getting zero signal on WIVB (CBS) Buffalo.
I have always received this channel with excellent signal 99% of the time.

I still receive all of the other US...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2016, 2:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,630
Posted By newmguy
Nice setup bob. You have two different...

Nice setup bob.

You have two different antennas on each mast.
Just wondering, why wouldn't you put the same antenna on each mast?
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Aug-2016, 3:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,630
Posted By newmguy
I see you have two of these antennas. What other...

I see you have two of these antennas. What other antennas are present in your system? Any UHF antennas combined?

What is the combiner you used?
What about splitters, amps, cable length?
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Aug-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,630
Posted By newmguy
I did this and it made no difference. So I then...

I did this and it made no difference. So I then took down the DB8e and installed only the 30-2476 antenna. Connected directly to the antenna, no amps, splitters, etc..
Still no better reception than...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,630
Posted By newmguy
Well today I took everything off the mast except...

Well today I took everything off the mast except the stellar labs antenna. Connected just the antenna, no preamp, no splitters, etc.

This antenna is no better than my antennas direct VHF addon...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Aug-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,630
Posted By newmguy
Thanks Nascarken I was going to remove the...

Thanks Nascarken I was going to remove the Clearstream4V that should allow enough room on the mast. Just trying to find the time to actually do it.
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Aug-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,630
Posted By newmguy
If I use my distribution amp, I lose all of the...

If I use my distribution amp, I lose all of the American networks. I tried it with and without the amplifier, same thing.
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Aug-2016, 1:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,630
Posted By newmguy
I tried to find a spec sheet for the combiner, I...

I tried to find a spec sheet for the combiner, I can't find it anywhere.



I wrote a detailed long response to your first post, something happened, I lost it all. Internet was down for an hour...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Aug-2016, 6:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,630
Posted By newmguy
help troubleshooting 30-2476 VHF antenna installation

Hi Guys,

I just hooked up a 30-2476 VHF antenna with hopes that it would bring in
more signal than the antennas direct VHF / UHF Retrofit Kit.

My results are not good. The signal and quality...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,177
Posted By newmguy
yes thank you

yes thank you
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,177
Posted By newmguy
Seems like it should be closer to the center of...

Seems like it should be closer to the center of the antenna (due to the length of the antenna)

I don't have time to install it for another couple of days, just wondering.
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,177
Posted By newmguy
Ok where is that? The picture shows the...

Ok where is that?

The picture shows the clamp beside the coax connector.
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,177
Posted By newmguy
Hi Guys, I just got a 30-2476 the other day....

Hi Guys,

I just got a 30-2476 the other day.

The position of the mounting clamp does not seem right to me.

Shouldn't the clamp be mounted closer to the middle of the antenna?

If so, would...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jul-2016, 2:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,022
Posted By newmguy
Just an update. The DB8e is working great....

Just an update.

The DB8e is working great. There are some dropouts on NBC but they are a lot less than before with the Clearstream4V. Still watchable. This is what I was trying to acheive. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jul-2016, 2:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,437
Posted By newmguy
Today I received a BGI S3HD-2 two way power...

Today I received a BGI S3HD-2 two way power passing splitter.
It worked, no signal loss.

I originally had to use an attenuator,
now with the splitter installed I don't have to.

thanks...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2016, 3:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,437
Posted By newmguy
thankyou, I will wait for the ones I just...

thankyou, I will wait for the ones I just ordered. I am sure it will work.

I am surprised it worked at all (even on some stations) with the splitter I used.

Does anyone know where I can get a...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2016, 2:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,437
Posted By newmguy
This is a whole new subject, I thought it was...

This is a whole new subject, I thought it was best to start a new thread.
my apologies.

I am using an Antronix CMC2002H 2 way splitter.
Features:

6kV ring wave surge protection on all...
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