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Forum: Help With Reception 11-Sep-2014, 9:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,120
Posted By Underdog
Got it installed and so far works great. Maybe...

Got it installed and so far works great. Maybe my imagination but I swear the picture looks much sharper.

One little tip. DO NOT rely on the instructions that describe the default setting on...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,120
Posted By Underdog
Thanks, I ordered one. I'll report how it works.

Thanks, I ordered one. I'll report how it works.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,120
Posted By Underdog
Ok, I was away over the weekend and didn't want...

Ok, I was away over the weekend and didn't want to announce that on the internet. Just got done eliminating the pre-amp with cable connectors. I now have CBS (KDKA) and ABC (WTAE) back in addition...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Sep-2014, 9:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,120
Posted By Underdog
Thanks for the help. Yeah, I forgot to post the...

Thanks for the help. Yeah, I forgot to post the link.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3dd24366873ca6b1

I'm basically getting only the PBS stations WQED 13 and one...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Sep-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,120
Posted By Underdog
Storm damage

Hello again. Thanks to this site we have been enjoying OTA TV for a couple years now. First my setup is a large antenna on the roof of my garage where the dish was. Coax run is about 100ft total...
Forum: Antennas 18-Mar-2012, 2:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,936
Posted By Underdog
FWIW I bought #6 copper at the local electical...

FWIW I bought #6 copper at the local electical supply store. 52 cents a foot but I only needed 25 ft.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By Underdog
Here you go. I just copied what it said on the...

Here you go. I just copied what it said on the screen and the call signs. Admittedly there are many I probably will never watch. But I was impressed with the amount of programing available OTA...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2012, 9:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By Underdog
Sure but I'll have to write them down first. All...

Sure but I'll have to write them down first. All the network stations and their secondary stations plus some more. I'll get back with a list.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Mar-2012, 2:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,179
Posted By Underdog
Follow up and thanks

Wanted to report the results of my previous inquiry.

http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=7160

I ended up with a Winegard 7696 and AP8700 preamp mounted at the peak of the garage roof on a...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2012, 1:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,007
Posted By Underdog
Sold the camper long time ago. Thanks for the...

Sold the camper long time ago. Thanks for the explanation.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Mar-2012, 6:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,007
Posted By Underdog
I'm awaiting the equipment to arrive. I found my...

I'm awaiting the equipment to arrive. I found my compass I used to aim the satelite on my camper. I'm a little confused on the aiming. According to the report, the Pittsburgh stations are mostly...
Forum: Special Topics 7-Mar-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,720
Posted By Underdog
I see. Pardon my ignorance of the correct terms....

I see. Pardon my ignorance of the correct terms. DVD quality will be just fine since that is what she is watching it in now. I'll get the antenna installed and have a go at it. Thanks again for...
Forum: Special Topics 6-Mar-2012, 7:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,555
Posted By Underdog
Yes, I had Dish many years ago. I can remember...

Yes, I had Dish many years ago. I can remember them charging extra for the locals. I get the locals now off the satelite with Direct but to get them in high def they had to use the antenna.
Forum: Special Topics 6-Mar-2012, 7:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,720
Posted By Underdog
Thanks, I didn't originaly include details on...

Thanks, I didn't originaly include details on the big screen since I knew I couldn't record off it.

As it turns out I just dug out the book for my current DVR. It's a Toshiba D-R560KU. ...
Forum: Special Topics 6-Mar-2012, 4:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,720
Posted By Underdog
So you are saying if I hook an OTA antenna to the...

So you are saying if I hook an OTA antenna to the uhf/vhf input on either TV, I won't recieve anything at all? I thought that was the whole idea of putting the antenna up. Now I'm really confused....
Forum: Special Topics 6-Mar-2012, 1:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,720
Posted By Underdog
OTA with DVR

Pardon me if this is a dumb question. I'm in the process of getting an antenna and droping Direct TV. The GF now records her soap opera while she is at work on our DVR. One of our TVs is a Sony...
Forum: Special Topics 6-Mar-2012, 1:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,555
Posted By Underdog
Yes, I know that which is why I am installing my...

Yes, I know that which is why I am installing my own antenna. My statement wasn't clear. I didn't mean to say they could keep me from getting the OTA stations. I should have said they removed...
Forum: Special Topics 5-Mar-2012, 7:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 20,555
Posted By Underdog
Not sure if this pertains but. We have Direct TV....

Not sure if this pertains but. We have Direct TV. When my late father was living he insisted on having HD so they came out and installed a HD reciever. They also had to put up a bird cage looking...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Mar-2012, 2:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,007
Posted By Underdog
So I have been shoping. I found a considerably...

So I have been shoping. I found a considerably better deal on a HD7696...cheaper price and shipping. Is there that much difference in the 7698? If it's worth it I'll go for it but just wondering....
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Feb-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,007
Posted By Underdog
Thanks, Yes that is my goal....the network...

Thanks, Yes that is my goal....the network channels. I'm glad the cable length can be overcome. It really is the best spot for the antenna. I also agree that big antenna is too much for the J...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Feb-2012, 7:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,007
Posted By Underdog
Ditching the Dish

Hello,
I am looking for some advice on setting up an antenna. I recently picked up a ROKU and looking to get the locals and whatever else is available. Here is the location info.. ...
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