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Forum: Antennas 8-Nov-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,090
Posted By Fritz
thanks both.

thanks both.
Forum: Antennas 6-Nov-2017, 3:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,090
Posted By Fritz
prolly very lucky as you said. trees, hills,...

prolly very lucky as you said.
trees, hills, ridges abound. Trees are about 50 feet from the antenna.
Split is about 6" from the antenna currently.
...
Forum: Antennas 4-Nov-2017, 2:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 16,090
Posted By Fritz
pre-amp for HD7694P

I bought a Wineguard HD7694P. We are approx 125 above sea level and the antenna is on a 5' pole on a 2 story house. Reception is pretty good.

I went for the "45 mile" antenna as we are just...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Sep-2017, 2:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 931
Posted By Fritz
improving reception

just installed a Wineguard 7694P 45 mile antenna.
It's pointed 251 or so based on maps I dl'd.
We're ~ 30m from ESB, NYC.

I does pretty well so far, although affected by summer atmospherics on...
Forum: Antennas 3-Apr-2015, 3:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,244
Posted By Fritz
matching transformer

the matching xformer that came with the little RCA (which I'll return) is cheap junk. The leads are #22 or smaller multi-strand with cheap crimp ons. It pretty much fell apart in my hands.
Is there...
Forum: Antennas 3-Apr-2015, 2:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,244
Posted By Fritz
The signal is there (so the TV says) but it can't...

The signal is there (so the TV says) but it can't lock it in.
Forum: Antennas 3-Apr-2015, 1:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,244
Posted By Fritz
Darn the Luck ! ! ! trying to avoid another...

Darn the Luck ! ! ! trying to avoid another behemoth. An antenna side pre-amp won't make up the difference for a smaller antenna?
Hard to believe that the NYC outlets of NBC and CBS aren't using...
Forum: Antennas 2-Apr-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,244
Posted By Fritz
TV antenna shopping

has anyone tried one of these (http://amzn.to/1G7T2jj)?
I bought this (http://amzn.to/1BVVnHK) an it doesn't get 2 or 4 in the exact same direction as the upper chans.
I'm 35 miles from the (NYC)...
Forum: Antennas 2-Apr-2015, 7:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,335
Posted By Fritz
heavy duty matching transformer

the matching transformer that came with my new antenna is pure junk.
The thin lugs are poorly crimped to something like #22 wire.
Is there a beefier matching transformer available?
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Mar-2012, 6:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,768
Posted By Fritz
thanks. That was 35 years ago.

thanks. That was 35 years ago.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Mar-2012, 5:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,768
Posted By Fritz
"The 2016 FM reception performance will be far...

"The 2016 FM reception performance will be far less than the 7000."

Looking for a little education here.
Based on yagi design over whatever the CM design is or based on size of elements or ....?
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Mar-2012, 4:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,768
Posted By Fritz
Hd7000r

Seems a bit big at 8' +. But the price is sure nice.

Is the CM2016 a bad choice for some reason? Or are we just looking for that little extra "headroom" for reception with the HD7000?
It's...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Feb-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,768
Posted By Fritz
how many

1. HDTV. 1 FM radio rcvr.
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Feb-2012, 7:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,768
Posted By Fritz
I found this one and was thinking about it since...

I found this one and was thinking about it since I seem to have no problem with WNET/13 on the old antenna. The local antenna are all on the ESB, as far as I know....
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Feb-2012, 7:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,768
Posted By Fritz
report

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Forum: Help With Reception 26-Feb-2012, 6:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,768
Posted By Fritz
need new antenna

Located eastern LI on the Nassau/Suffolk border, north shore, about 30 miles from ESB.
We have a VHF/UHF old school antenna that kind of looks like a CM2020 but with a few extra VHF elements.
Since...
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