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Forum: Help With Reception 3-May-2016, 7:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,684
Posted By StephanieS
Greetings Yasue, Fairly nice report and...

Greetings Yasue,

Fairly nice report and opportunity at Peoria and Champaign markets. First, how is your location? Trees? A smart choice of antenna with a open direct line at the transmitters will...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 3-May-2016, 7:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,197
Posted By StephanieS
Ah. Ok. For UHF (KLEW RF22, KXLY RF 38) not...

Ah. Ok. For UHF (KLEW RF22, KXLY RF 38) not nearly enough 'horsepower' for your location. That might be appropriate in Spokane county with line of sight to Tower Mountain. In your location you need...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 3-May-2016, 7:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,197
Posted By StephanieS
That's better. When you mention the CS1, do...

That's better.

When you mention the CS1, do you mean this type of antenna?

http://img.nccecojustice.org/nimg/58/80/1e60bf1b7b03de2caee37e2fa8f2-98x98-1/indoor_amplified_tv_antenna_cs1_011b.jpg...
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 3-May-2016, 6:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,197
Posted By StephanieS
Pullman is a hit and miss proposition due to...

Pullman is a hit and miss proposition due to geography.

Your plot is only block level try to get it to your street address and plot 50' and 100'.
Forum: Enthusiast's Exchange 3-May-2016, 5:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 16,197
Posted By StephanieS
Greetings cplguy, Yes. K40EE is toast. KXLY...

Greetings cplguy,

Yes. K40EE is toast. KXLY finally got their cp on real channel 38 from the KWSU tower on Kamiak Butte going. I actually watch KXLY on real 38 instead of 13, 11 or 9. Real 38 is...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Mar-2016, 8:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,074
Posted By StephanieS
This is my question as well as I agree with...

This is my question as well as I agree with patience to find the best data possible to help Brent. Thank you to Rabbit for linking the other thread report with the more precise situation of the OP....
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jan-2016, 1:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,204
Posted By StephanieS
Thanks for the added height plots. Indeed...

Thanks for the added height plots.

Indeed with elevation signal access does begin to improve at @ 75' At 100', it's even better. The upshot as you've already noted is how much effort are you ...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jan-2016, 5:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,204
Posted By StephanieS
Greetings CTM, You are correct, the very...

Greetings CTM,

You are correct, the very strong and very weak signal situation is a difficult one. This type of situation is one of experimentation. Luckily, all your signals with the exceptions...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jan-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,077
Posted By StephanieS
Greetings HGR, Your family member's...

Greetings HGR,

Your family member's requirements helps greatly whittle down what antenna would yield the desired reception. There are a couple low-VHF signals in DFW (real channels 2-6) which if...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jan-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,362
Posted By StephanieS
For Boston, that's favorable with your existing...

For Boston, that's favorable with your existing antenna. Anything around a signal strength of 7db and lower is susceptible to atmospheric and weather conditions causing the signal to fall at times...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jan-2016, 1:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,615
Posted By StephanieS
Greetings Blueox, NBC and PBS are so strong...

Greetings Blueox,

NBC and PBS are so strong they ought to come in with a paperclip on the back of your TV's 75 ohm connector. So, an early thought is that you are dealing with unpredictable...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jan-2016, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,362
Posted By StephanieS
Good to hear. Out of curiosity, which Boston...

Good to hear.

Out of curiosity, which Boston signals are reliable?

Cheers.
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Nov-2015, 7:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,200
Posted By StephanieS
RE: wind load. David, if your HOA big...

RE: wind load.

David, if your HOA big cheese is saying the 91XG doesn't seem robust enough for winds, I can vouch that it indeed is tough. Here just outside of Spokane, WA where we had a major...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Nov-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,547
Posted By StephanieS
Greetings, This is a tough situation as...

Greetings,

This is a tough situation as Rabbit articulates. If I were in your position, I would raise the antenna as high as I could and take a two antenna tact separating the bands out. Being...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2015, 7:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,164
Posted By StephanieS
Replied in original thread to keep from redundant...

Replied in original thread to keep from redundant threads scatting everyone around.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Nov-2015, 7:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,693
Posted By StephanieS
Greetings, Yes, for ease of help by the...

Greetings,

Yes, for ease of help by the folks here, starting a new thread scatters everyone. It makes your situation easier to handle keeping all the relevant information in one thread gives you...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Jul-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,490
Posted By StephanieS
Greetings Paul, On paper, your plot looks...

Greetings Paul,

On paper, your plot looks wonderful. Before I offer any thoughts how intensively do the trees block the path to Mt. Wilson?

I'd be inclined to suggest a Antennas Direct...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Jul-2015, 2:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,774
Posted By StephanieS
Interesting scenario. The LP on real channel...

Interesting scenario.

The LP on real channel 4 makes things interesting. According to wikipedia, WBXT-LP carries MTV2 programming. Further, the other signals at 132/163/164 magnetic seem to be of...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Jul-2015, 6:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,917
Posted By StephanieS
The ANT751 is very capable. I have one in...

The ANT751 is very capable. I have one in service. In line of sight conditions with moderate to good signals it does well. I am even able to reliably receive a signal in the teens in terms of db...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Apr-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,737
Posted By StephanieS
:eek: I thought ION was bad with their six...

:eek:

I thought ION was bad with their six streams. I can just imagine how bad WANN looks. 240i anyone?

In this case HD means horrible decision(s). Must be unwatchable.
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Apr-2015, 9:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,853
Posted By StephanieS
Sure, the C2V will work fine. I was giving...

Sure, the C2V will work fine.

I was giving you the smaller less expensive option. Both of the antennas you linked are over 100 bucks as where the HBU11 is US $40 and change.

Cheers.
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Apr-2015, 6:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By StephanieS
Thanks for the additional info Hank. Due to...

Thanks for the additional info Hank.

Due to the blockages and signal strengths any recommendation would be fraught with variables I can't predict. When you have an antenna indoors you force...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Apr-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,636
Posted By StephanieS
People use non-amplified splitters all the time....

People use non-amplified splitters all the time. I am using a 2 way non-amplified splitter on my 91XG. My preamp is up on the mast and that's where I let the amplification work from. My backup RCA...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Apr-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By StephanieS
Greetings Hank, The mohu leaf isn't ideal...

Greetings Hank,

The mohu leaf isn't ideal for your situation. At 5' your signal access to the major affiliates is 2-edge and moderate trending weak. Plus in the bay area you have the need for...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Apr-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,636
Posted By StephanieS
Trees. A-ha. This is the kryptonite of even the...

Trees. A-ha. This is the kryptonite of even the best antenna. See the story below as posted by ADTech. The moral here, with trees present you can completely destroy your chances for reception.


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