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Forum: Help With Reception 23-Oct-2011, 2:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,248
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Got several suggestions. Bought the least...

Got several suggestions. Bought the least expensive (name brand, 1/2 price sale). Should know by next Saturday if it works.

Can't see using Slingbox or such for one channel.

Update. Saturday...
Forum: TV Database Updates 18-Oct-2011, 1:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,856
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
WPSJ new digital signals.

WPSJ in Hammonton/Winslow, NJ was a LP analog station. FCC let them convert to digital.

Their signals, as reported by my Tivo box:

8.1 51.1 51.2817
8.2 51.2 51.2818
8.3 ...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Oct-2011, 1:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,248
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Antenna CM 3016, is aimed at 274. Where most of...

Antenna CM 3016, is aimed at 274. Where most of the channels are. WPSJ comes in the back to the antenna, at 154. The person who installed the antenna said my location had unusually strong signals. He...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Oct-2011, 8:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,248
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
How to select, or not, a distribution amplifier?

What is the formula that to calculate which, if any distribution amplifiers would fix pixelation?

Recently I bought a Tivo Premier XL. A channel scan shows it finds a signal for WPSJ in Winslow....
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Dec-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,943
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
HD from Comcast for $12@mo. New digital signal.

WLVT, WFMZ, Drexel TV, LaSalle TV, Public Access, others.

The new roof antenna replaced rabbit ears. They were pretty
good, except for WPVI and WHYY. VHF 6 and 12.

There was also the insurance...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Dec-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,943
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Philadelphia-HD on the cheap. Comcast digital signal.

In Philadelphia, PA 19136 last night Comcast changed all our analog cable signals to digital.
This morning our broadcast channels look the same if we're using cable or antenna.

Comcast even kept...
Forum: Connecting with an Installer 13-Nov-2010, 6:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,796
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Successful installation completed.

Channel Master CM-3016 installed and working. Jim Thompson of Advanced Satellite Systems, Berlin, NJ did the installation in 90 minutes. He didn't need a 40 ft ladder.

Also does TV sales and...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2010, 5:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,029
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Philadelphia- successful installation. 49 channels.

CM-3016 installed and working. Jim Thompson of Advanced Satellite Systems, Berlin, NJ did the installation in 90 minutes.
Said he didnít need the 40 ft. ladder he brought.

Getting stations Iíve...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Oct-2010, 6:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,172
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Opened up the CM-3016 inside the house and...

Opened up the CM-3016 inside the house and attached it to a set.
Got all the local channels except 52. Some pixilation on channel 6. No problem with 12 or 23.
Installer is coming out next week.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Oct-2010, 5:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,172
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
CM3016 or CM3000A for local Philly?

Narrowed my choice to a CM3016 or CM3000A. The CM3000A is described as omni-directional.
Many reviews speak of having to aim it. The manual doesn't provide any guidance. The CM3000A might give...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Oct-2010, 3:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,029
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Our neighborhood is a block of flat row houses....

Our neighborhood is a block of flat row houses. No trees above the roofline.

No ghosting in the past.

Thinking of mounting the MS-1000 on a chimney mounted mast.
Its data sheet says it needs...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Oct-2010, 3:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,029
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Sounds too iffy to justify. The savings will...

Sounds too iffy to justify.

The savings will get us faster internet and a DVR.

I'm leaning towards a Winegard MS-1000. We have one of these
array antennas inside and it works well. And it's...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Oct-2010, 6:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,029
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Tigerbangs suggestion was First of all,...

Tigerbangs suggestion was

First of all, forget the MS-1000: it's a non-starter for VHF. Instead, use a

Winegard HD-5030 VHF antenna for your VHF needs: it has real gain, which the MS-1000...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Oct-2010, 3:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,029
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
2 antennas in PHL for local, NYC and ABE?

Does this sound OK?

Antennas Direct 91XG UHF
Winegard MS 1000 Metrostar
Eagle Aspen ROTR100 One-Cable Antenna Rotator
Channel Master CM0068DSB Pre-Amp
Channel Master CM3414 Distribution...
Forum: Connecting with an Installer 25-Sep-2010, 7:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,796
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
Philadelphia

We live in Philadelphia, PA. Instead of paying Comcast, I'm exploring putting up a new antenna. If we're going to do that, I want to get WLVT - Allentown and WWOR - NYC.

TV Fool shows us in the...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2010, 1:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,789
Posted By MayfairWantsPBS39
OTA PBS 39 in 19136?

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We've been making do with amplified indoor antennas. With winter approaching, we're considering getting a new roof...
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