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Forum: Help With Reception 18-Mar-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,323
Posted By mars1162
loss of reception

If you have a matching transformer ie. the two lead from 75 ohm coax fitting at the antenna make sure that one of the leads is not broke.. it will cause sudden loss if broke or has become disconnected
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Mar-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
Televes

BTW Rabbit I did check and I see that the Televes antenna we have been discussing does have the option to tilt 5 degrees but I don't know if that is enough to do any good or not? It may not be the...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Mar-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
Tilting antenna

I have not experimented with tilting the front of antenna up for improved gain over hilltops as of yet. I think going with a antenna with a narrow beam path would probably be the best to start...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Mar-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=2...

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d9038ebdac6da05 This my latest coordinates with info from Vanderburgh County Topographic Map It should be real close to antenna location and...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Mar-2018, 1:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
Amsl

Ok thanks for the info ADTech I had no idea...
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Mar-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
terrain map

Hey Rabbit what is the 470' AMSL ? I am showing ground elevation at my antenna to be 493 feet and with antenna on a 40 foot pipe that would be roughly 533 feet above sea level. BTW I do get 22 out...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Mar-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
wtuv

WVUT Channel 22

Here you go Rabbit 73
Programming: PBS PBS

City: Vincennes, IN

Owner: Vincennes University

Station Info: Digital Educational Full-Power - 1550 kW
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Mar-2018, 9:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
thoughts on ways to adjust power to amp

Ok I see your point on the signal being overloaded from real channel 28. I have wondered if you or anyone else for that matter have ever tried using a variac on the power supply to the antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Mar-2018, 1:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
Ok here is my TV Fool Report ...

Ok here is my TV Fool Report http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d9038b9ec20c134 Rabbit73 & ADTech Antenna worked as should as far as receiving best dead in front with the...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Mar-2018, 7:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
Thanks for the info Rabbit73 ! One of the reasons...

Thanks for the info Rabbit73 ! One of the reasons that I decided to try this antenna was the passive amplifier! I think it is the only one I have found as of yet that the preamp mounts at antenna and...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Mar-2018, 8:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 40,327
Posted By mars1162
Antenna best reception not in front

I have been trying different directional antennas. I have never run into this problem before but this antenna receive pattern seems to be off about 30 to 35 degrees. The receive patterns seems to be...
Forum: TV Database Updates 27-Nov-2017, 4:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,345
Posted By mars1162
wfie

I posted this thread in data base errors.. I didn't mean to imply it wasn't being scanned into my TV, it is on mine. I rewrote post to clarify somewhat, sorry
Forum: TV Database Updates 27-Nov-2017, 2:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,345
Posted By mars1162
WFIE not showing

WFIE is not showing on my channel search on TV Fools signal strength map with all the other stations in my area. It is about 13 miles from my location. Their tower is located in Henderson KY on Wolf...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2015, 6:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,820
Posted By mars1162
Finding a balun

http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=CM9444 DeeJay try this site and you can also see what it is. A balun is just a shorter word for balanced to unbalanced. What it does is match you antenna's...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Mar-2015, 6:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,820
Posted By mars1162
Finding a balun

You should be able to find one at just about anyplace that sells tv 's and supplys for them. If not try some online site like antennas direct or some thing similar. The balun will connect to the same...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Mar-2015, 5:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,820
Posted By mars1162
No reception

It is a tv antenna and I see a few of the elements are missing. The ones that are missing are probaly more for the older channels like 2 to 6 which digital TV does not use anymore. It should still...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Mar-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,820
Posted By mars1162
No reception

Did you do a new channel scan on your TV? Is the coax actually from that antenna? Is it a tv antenna? Plz tell us a little more info. If the coax from the TV was all ready there you made need to find...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Feb-2015, 5:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,016
Posted By mars1162
Coax lengths from 2 antennas to Preamp

This is the equipment that I am dealing with @ my brothers location. 30 foot of rohn tower with about 7 or 8 feet of mast above tower with a ham 4 rotator in tower. It has 2 antennas mounted in the...
Forum: Antennas 26-Feb-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 28,583
Posted By mars1162
antenna spacing

Thanks for the info Ground ur Mast and I will take the post to help with reception
Forum: Antennas 26-Feb-2015, 9:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 28,583
Posted By mars1162
antenna spacing?

I had my brother buy some antennas and a preamp. I put the antennas and preamp on a tower for him also. What I need to no now after the fact is how far should the antennas be seperated. One antenna...
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