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Forum: Help With Reception Today, 8:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, try it without an amp first. OTAFAN is...

Yes, try it without an amp first. OTAFAN is correct, you shouldn't need a preamp because your signals are strong enough to cause overload if you add the antenna gain and preamp gain to the Noise...
Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 1:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By rabbit73
Use the Hauppauge signal monitor app to tell you...

Use the Hauppauge signal monitor app to tell you the SNR of a signal to see if any changes made reception better. The SNR should be at least 16 dB; the higher, the better.
...
Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 12:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, tuktuk Thank you for the signal...

Hello, tuktuk

Thank you for the signal report.

That's unusual. We usually hear about reception improving in the winter when the trees lose their leaves, unless they are evergreen trees.

...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,100
Posted By rabbit73
They work fine, Tony; nice photos. Good job...

They work fine, Tony; nice photos.

Good job on the tower.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=3580&d=1573689905

Just to see if I could do it, I transformed the perspective...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,100
Posted By rabbit73
That works; thank you for the photos. I had...

That works; thank you for the photos.

I had a problem with Photobucket. They suddenly and without warning stopped showing my images in posts. Then they wanted me to pay them so the images would...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the FM report. I see one strong FM...

Thank you for the FM report. I see one strong FM transmitter KNAB coming from the south with a signal power of -15.1 dBm. If your antenna is aimed north or east, that will reduce the possibility of...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Nov-2019, 2:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, ohazco. Thank you for the reports. It...

Hello, ohazco. Thank you for the reports.

It sounds like the new tower location isn't quite as good as the chimney location was for reception.

You are not receiving channels from Denver, you...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Nov-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,100
Posted By rabbit73
I couldn't get the Google photo links to work...

I couldn't get the Google photo links to work even when I signed in to Google.


Did you set them up to Share?
Forum: Antennas 11-Nov-2019, 9:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,306
Posted By rabbit73
Sounds like the TV tuner tried to lock on to the...

Sounds like the TV tuner tried to lock on to the signal, but the signal wasn't quite strong enough above the noise for a good SNR.
...
Forum: Antennas 8-Nov-2019, 6:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,306
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the rabbitears.info report; it's...

Thank you for the rabbitears.info report; it's pretty close to my estimated report for your location that I used above:
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=25786
Forum: Reception Devices 8-Nov-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By rabbit73
Put a Channel Master 3410 before the splitter or...

Put a Channel Master 3410 before the splitter or replace the splitter with a CM3414, which is a distribution amp and 4-port splitter combined in one housing.

What preamp did you get after your...
Forum: Antennas 7-Nov-2019, 9:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,306
Posted By rabbit73
Excellent! Thank you for the link. I didn't...

Excellent!

Thank you for the link. I didn't know he had a demo.
Forum: Antennas 6-Nov-2019, 7:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,306
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the report. Yes, there are many...

Thank you for the report. Yes, there are many errors in recent TVFool reports because they are using a defective database to generate reports. Their staff is too small to make corrections and the...
Forum: Antennas 5-Nov-2019, 7:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,306
Posted By rabbit73
That's a good idea.

That's a good idea.
Forum: Antennas 5-Nov-2019, 2:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,306
Posted By rabbit73
cambria county on AVS extended the rear elements...

cambria county on AVS extended the rear elements on his RCA ANT751 to be able to receive WQED from Pittsburgh. It moved from 13 to 4.
...
Forum: Antennas 5-Nov-2019, 1:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,306
Posted By rabbit73
Is that WKBS? ...

Is that WKBS?
https://www.rabbitears.info/repackchannels.php?country=US&city=&state=&mktid=122&owner=&sort=&ph=&lss=&status=
...
Forum: Antennas 4-Nov-2019, 6:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,306
Posted By rabbit73
What does your TVFool signal report look like?

What does your TVFool signal report look like?
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Nov-2019, 9:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,482
Posted By rabbit73
You could use your TV tuner for the main antenna...

You could use your TV tuner for the main antenna and the HDHR for the second antenna.
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Nov-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,482
Posted By rabbit73
1. The easiest way is to use a splitter in...

1. The easiest way is to use a splitter in reverse as a combiner, but that usually doesn't work very well. When the same signals from each antenna reach the combining point, they will interfere with...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Oct-2019, 1:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,482
Posted By rabbit73
The two are very similar for UHF, but the HD7694P...

The two are very similar for UHF, but the HD7694P has more gain on VHF-High (7-13) for KGO ABC on real channel 7.

My other concern is that both antennas are directional for UHF, which makes...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Oct-2019, 2:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,482
Posted By rabbit73
KICU is your strongest signal. It is coming from...

KICU is your strongest signal. It is coming from the south. You have two NBCs. One from KSTS coming from the south on UHF and a weaker one from KNTV on VHF from the west. The "V" of the ClearStream...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Oct-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By rabbit73
These are the Repack changes for Detroit: ...

These are the Repack changes for Detroit:
https://www.rabbitears.info/repackchannels.php?country=US&city=&state=&mktid=14&owner=&sort=&ph=&lss=&status=

Phase 8 is 1/18/2020 to 3/13/2020.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Oct-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Jamie. Thank you for the report. For...

Hello, Jamie. Thank you for the report.

For comparison, here is a report from rabbitears.info that is based on my guess of your location:...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Oct-2019, 2:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,482
Posted By rabbit73
The HD820U does have a little more gain on UHF...

The HD820U does have a little more gain on UHF (real channels 14-51) and VHF-High (7-13) than the HD7694P, but the HD7694P should have sufficient gain if it is mounted in the clear with no objects...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Oct-2019, 2:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,482
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, sudheeshb. It looks like you have moved...

Hello, sudheeshb. It looks like you have moved since your last thread:
http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=16259

Thank you for the new signal report.

Here is a report from rabbitears.info...
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