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Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jul-2015, 8:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,069
Posted By DougM
Well, finally got to the bottom of it. I...

Well, finally got to the bottom of it.

I replaced the UHF/VHF combiner-balun thingy and it now seems to be working fine. This must have been bad out of the box.

Winegard sent me a replacement,...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2015, 4:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,069
Posted By DougM
Stereocraig: Were you measuring a short between...

Stereocraig: Were you measuring a short between the phasing lines and the boom too? How did you track down which rivet was causing the problem, theres a bunch of them?

doug
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2015, 4:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,069
Posted By DougM
Well, I've partially answered my own question. ...

Well, I've partially answered my own question. After a bit of searching I've found on line commentary second hand from the manufacturer saying that these phasing lines do, indeed, measure a DC...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2015, 3:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,069
Posted By DougM
Well, I've had some time to do some more...

Well, I've had some time to do some more investigation on this.

First I removed the amp from the equation. No difference, still no signal. I swapped in a different TV tuner card. Still no signal. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jun-2015, 4:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,069
Posted By DougM
Thanks for the replies. I'm reluctant to try...

Thanks for the replies.

I'm reluctant to try a temporary external installation of the 7697. The thing had to be assembled in-situ and I don't actually have much wiggle-room even with the truss...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jun-2015, 4:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,069
Posted By DougM
Hello, Unfortunately, I don't have a TV with...

Hello,
Unfortunately, I don't have a TV with tuner for comparison. My output device is a 65" monitor.
I have installed the signal strength and SNR meter.

Is there anything obviously silly...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jun-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,069
Posted By DougM
Suggestions please to improve attic installation.

Hello,
Here's a link to my TV fool report

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8230c75660bf63

I'm trying to get an in-attic installation working, and so far it's not...
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