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Forum: Help With Reception 30-Aug-2015, 7:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,419
Posted By Darken
Thanks for the suggestions. The orange tag simply...

Thanks for the suggestions. The orange tag simply says that if the wire becomes loose or if i need to move the wire to contact them.

So when you say i can scrape some of the black insulation off...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Aug-2015, 3:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,419
Posted By Darken
Thanks for the answers. So there was a point made...

Thanks for the answers. So there was a point made referring to the ground connection for the house:

"but if loosening the screw that Bell Canada is using also loosens the ground connection for the...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2015, 7:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,419
Posted By Darken
Interesting. Im learning a lot. So in this...

Interesting. Im learning a lot. So in this scenario to avoid having 3 ground wires all under the same screw on the service ground (my electrical panel) could i not simply run my coax and ground wire...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2015, 4:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,419
Posted By Darken
firstly, thanks for your patience. these concepts...

firstly, thanks for your patience. these concepts are new to me so im trying my best follow.

So in this case i would have 3 ground wires all under the same screw on the service ground (which is...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2015, 2:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,419
Posted By Darken
Ok I guess I wasnt visualizing it correctly. So a...

Ok I guess I wasnt visualizing it correctly. So a "separate ground wire' would mean 2 ground wires? If i have a coax/messenger ground wouldn't that ground both the tripod and the coax to the...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2015, 1:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,419
Posted By Darken
Ok great. Thanks for the responses. I'll keep...

Ok great. Thanks for the responses. I'll keep things simple by drilling a new house entry hole below grounding point which is on the electrical box. My coax and ground wire will be dropping down from...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Aug-2015, 2:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,419
Posted By Darken
Thanks for the replies. So if I understand...

Thanks for the replies.

So if I understand correctly, i would be better off putting the grounding block closer to where i want the coax to enter the house and then extend a grounding wire approx...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,419
Posted By Darken
Grounding question

Hi Folks,

I had asked a question about grounding my antenna last year but unfortunately had to put that project on hold. I have started looking back into now. I am considering simply putting a...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Aug-2014, 6:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,613
Posted By Darken
Thanks very much for the detailed answers. So...

Thanks very much for the detailed answers. So i've been considering how to ground my antenna based on the info provided and i'm a little bit stumped. I would have to run my coax and copper wire...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Aug-2014, 3:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,613
Posted By Darken
Grounding Question

Hello,

Ive been looking up on how to ground an exterior antenna and seem to be getting conflicting info. In my situation i have a winegard 7698p and it will be mounted on a tripod and 5 to 10 foot...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Aug-2014, 1:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By Darken
Thanks so much for taking the time to explain the...

Thanks so much for taking the time to explain the output power situation. Im learning a lot. Although i am intrigued at what might be accomplished by attempting to finalize an attic installation, i...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Aug-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By Darken
Thanks very much for the suggestions. I went with...

Thanks very much for the suggestions. I went with the winegard 7698p mainly because a friend in a similar situation to mine is using that model with great success. The beamwidth ultimately wasn't my...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Aug-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By Darken
Hi all, Figured i'd help out as best i can...

Hi all,

Figured i'd help out as best i can by posting my results. I went with a Winegard 7698p and decided to try it out in the attic first despite the long distances im trying to receive from...
Forum: General Site Feedback / Discussion 9-Aug-2014, 3:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 12,360
Posted By Darken
UHF Wire

Bit of an unfortunate incident. The UHF wire running along the side of my Winegard 7698p snapped in the middle. Is there any way to repair this? It doesnt look like it would be easy to remove and...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By Darken
Thanks for the suggestion. Just curious, for a...

Thanks for the suggestion. Just curious, for a few extra dollars would you recommend getting the hbu-55? It seems to be advertised as having the ability to reach further than the hbu-44 and since I'm...
Forum: Help With Reception 28-Jul-2014, 2:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,249
Posted By Darken
Best Approach

Hello All,

Was hoping someone could spare a moment to lend a little advice. Im looking to cut my cable and would like to get an antenna, here's my plot:
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