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Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 8:42 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By xtal_01
And don't forget the Sabres!

And don't forget the Sabres!
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 5:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
WOW ... what a great idea! Funny, I just...

WOW ... what a great idea!

Funny, I just went through setting up networks and a VPN for a PLC on a cellular link.

My brother lives in the same area ... he even built a very "tuned" antenna with...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 2:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
PS ... should have said, I am just spoiled ... I...

PS ... should have said, I am just spoiled ... I take the RV to my mom's. She lives just 20 minutes from Niagara Falls in Canada .... tons of channels! I get all the Buffalo stations plus ones from...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 2:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
Just saw your post come in (we must have been...

Just saw your post come in (we must have been posting at almost the same time).

Funny you mention that ... I took down the antenna, had the coax laying loose on the ground and still got 7 of the...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 2:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
Awesome! Thanks so much for the info! ...

Awesome!

Thanks so much for the info!

Mike
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 3:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
So is there a point where the -xxx db scale...

So is there a point where the -xxx db scale "ends"? Is it like + 100 to -100 or ?

And I may just call it ... still it would be nice to get say 57 ... and I have when I had the old RS amp on the...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 2:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
OK, can someone explain the db rating to me. I...

OK, can someone explain the db rating to me. I know it is a measure of the strength of the signal. How can you have a negative strength?

Thanks .... Mike

PS ... get the first 6 ... the "good"...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jul-2019, 1:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
Like I said ... I need a kite!

Exactly ... like I said, I am in a hole here ... right down in the lowest part of a valley ... the river that runs in the base of the valley is my one property line.

I had a "fancy" home made...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
Hey! I put the report up (well a link to it...

Hey!

I put the report up (well a link to it ... I think this is the way to do it). Here is the link again:

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d9038b656564348

So if...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
reception report

I can literally see the antennas on the mountain to the east of me. They are the only ones I get right own If I go just a bit more north with the RV, I can get the Canadian channels. I even picked...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Jul-2019, 8:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,474
Posted By xtal_01
Antenna amp ... totally confused

I have read post after post and totally confused myself.

I am putting an antenna in the attic.

I want to put a "reasonably" priced amp on the mast.

I am hoping to stay in the $40 range.
...
Forum: Antennas 6-Jan-2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,426
Posted By xtal_01
totally confused .. which antenna design????

OK, so I understand there is no "perfect" antenna design.

I also understand that what works for one person may not work for another just because of location.

I have read dozens of posts and...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Feb-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,187
Posted By xtal_01
TV Fool Report

Here is the TV Fool report.

Just FYI ... the first channels that are listed (LOS) are on top of a mountain. I can actually see the towers from my house.

Thanks so much .... Mike
...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Feb-2014, 3:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,187
Posted By xtal_01
Smile Which design should I try ????

I have been reading posts for a week now and am more confused than ever.

I live in Jericho, VT. Actually, we are living in a motor home in front of a home we are building. In the motor home with...
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