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Forum: Antennas 1-Apr-2020, 6:02 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 533,707
Posted By bobsgarage
Thanks!

Thanks for your follow up report, interesting results, indeed!
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Mar-2020, 9:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,855
Posted By bobsgarage
Rick what happened with your VHF?

Hi Rick just curious as to what happened with your new antenna setup?
Forum: Special Topics 28-Mar-2020, 2:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,608
Posted By bobsgarage
ADTech ! It's good to hear from you! I...

ADTech ! It's good to hear from you!

I know, that was kind of the feelings (no need to redesign antennas) before about antenna redesign for the repack. I just feel like there's opportunity there....
Forum: Special Topics 26-Mar-2020, 9:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,608
Posted By bobsgarage
Televes DT790. Dropped by Solid Signal

Well, 3 years later, It's been discontinued. At least the sale of it by Solid Signal.

I wonder why?

A couple of issues, I imagine:

Confusing part #'s Seems like everything is a "790" ...
Forum: Special Topics 26-Mar-2020, 7:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,608
Posted By bobsgarage
Hey ADTech!!! Well, time flies when you're...

Hey ADTech!!!

Well, time flies when you're having a good time! Here it is,"3 years later" :)

SO did they?

Did your marketing or engineering consider matching the antenna frequencies to the...
Forum: Antennas 26-Mar-2020, 6:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By bobsgarage
LAVA is Junk!

That antenna is a waste of money and that website has nothing but garbage on it. Don't fall for the hype!
Forum: Antennas 26-Mar-2020, 6:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By bobsgarage
Thanks All!

The responses were great and I learned a little about HAM. Of all the different antenna's they seem to have some of the most varied.

Tim, that's amazing you know those by their frequencies!
Forum: Antennas 26-Mar-2020, 1:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By bobsgarage
Antenna Spotting in Gurnee..

I saw similar antenna at a residence although it looks a bit different:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3623&stc=1&d=1585185626
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Forum: Antennas 25-Mar-2020, 5:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By bobsgarage
Antenna Spotting in Kenosha #6 zoomed out

Sorry I originally cropped it to get the size down I found this handy-dandy photo resizer for my Samsung phone.

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3622&stc=1&d=1585158426
Forum: Antennas 24-Mar-2020, 1:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By bobsgarage
Antenna Spotting in Kenosha #6

This one's really easy to see on 22nd Avenue on the corner of 76th Street I think.

Is it a TV antenna?


http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3621&stc=1&d=1585056189
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Forum: Reception Devices 12-Mar-2020, 7:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,515
Posted By bobsgarage
Rotators- Back at it

What Rotators are recommended these days?

Well, I have been off this site for a while, a lot has happened. Today is my first day back on this site in 3 months I think.

It's time to get back...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 12-Mar-2020, 3:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,048
Posted By bobsgarage
Silent Owner?

And no one is listening... I guess the site runs it self. Who pays the electric bill here?
Forum: Antennas 15-Sep-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,283
Posted By bobsgarage
Thanks for ID'ing those antennas.... couple of questions now.

So, none of those are actually TV antennas? I know it's hard to tell from a photo but do you think they are homemade?

Also I wonder if they have some sort of TV reception with those antennas?
Forum: Antennas 8-Sep-2019, 3:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,283
Posted By bobsgarage
Antenna spotting in Kenosha #5

Decided to go down to the lakefront in Kenosha just riding my bicycle around and did some antenna spotting. This may be one of the largest antennas I've seen in Kenosha. I'll bet you it's 20 feet...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2019, 3:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,953
Posted By bobsgarage
Stellar Labs 30-2476

I agree with the group here that you don't need a UHF / VHF antenna combo which would rule out the Denny's Stacker.

Since you only need to enhance your VHF High, I recommend the Stellar labs 30 -...
Forum: Antennas 8-Sep-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By bobsgarage
Man, that's a long climb just to change a bulb!....

Man, that's a long climb just to change a bulb!. When he said "WTF!", I was thinking the same thing, "I forgot my tools" or "did I forget that bulb?"

I don't think I could ever do that job, I'm...
Forum: Special Topics 27-Aug-2019, 5:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,736
Posted By bobsgarage
10 ft tripod

Damn, the vaulted ceiling makes it hard to get all three feet lined up with A rafter. What I've got to say probably won't help you but maybe somebody in the group can use this information

One of...
Forum: Antennas 20-Aug-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By bobsgarage
Chicago. John Hancock building antenna replacement.

I'm not sure if we can post links here, but I found this footage interesting from the height stand point. Not much technical going on here but the view is breathtaking.
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Forum: Antennas 14-Aug-2019, 2:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By bobsgarage
Tripelo, what can you tell us about the "area...

Tripelo, what can you tell us about the "area special" antennas? Did all the manufacturers make them at the time?

Were they custom-ordered by installers? Or were they mass produced for a certain...
Forum: Antennas 12-Aug-2019, 1:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By bobsgarage
Hahaha! It's an Area 51 antenna .Top secret! ...

Hahaha! It's an Area 51 antenna .Top secret!

The reason you don't see this thread near the top is because "sticky threads" in this forum. Some of those sticky / permanent threads are out dated.
...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 1-Aug-2019, 5:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 33,593
Posted By bobsgarage
No Admin

Yes, I believe there is no admin at least every day. It took me awhile over a month to get approved for my tvfool membership.
Forum: Antennas 1-Aug-2019, 5:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By bobsgarage
Antenna spotting in Kenosha #4

Just for fun.

While driving around K-Town, I found these 2 antennas with a strange-looking device at the UHF / reflector end. I believe the two antennas are different models possibly from the...
Forum: Antennas 23-May-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,387
Posted By bobsgarage
As always, thanks Rabbit. I can't upload phone...

As always, thanks Rabbit. I can't upload phone pictures easily. My phone photo program doesn't allow for resizing and most of the time when I upload a photo from my phone it gets rejected for being...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 23-May-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126,387
Posted By bobsgarage
Bye-bye to the troll!!

You're welcome! It was time!
Forum: Welcome 23-May-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 71,424
Posted By bobsgarage
This whole thread should be deleted! What kind of...

This whole thread should be deleted! What kind of nonsensical crap was that first post?
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