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Forum: Help With Reception 30-Dec-2017, 1:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,964
Posted By A2J33P
HughesNet Satellite Internet antenna installed...

HughesNet Satellite Internet antenna installed and running great!

I was careful to keep it out of the Fresnel Zone (thank you ADTech). I had the installer hold it in the proposed location before...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Dec-2017, 8:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,964
Posted By A2J33P
Actually, my OTA antenna and system have been up...

Actually, my OTA antenna and system have been up and running for years. No problem with that system at all.

All I am doing is adding satellite internet service and am placing the HughesNet dish...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Dec-2017, 4:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,964
Posted By A2J33P
Thank you JoeAZ... all very sound advice! A...

Thank you JoeAZ... all very sound advice!

A Pro installer is installing the system, with my direct supervision and assistance. (he’s going to LOVE that, I’m sure) I’ll have him hold the antenna as...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Dec-2017, 5:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,964
Posted By A2J33P
I was mainly concerned about the transmitter...

I was mainly concerned about the transmitter causing problems, but it sounds like I’m good since the frequencies are so different.

I hadn’t considered the possibility of its physical presence...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Dec-2017, 8:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,964
Posted By A2J33P
Thank you for the input, JoeAZ and AVTech! ...

Thank you for the input, JoeAZ and AVTech!
Sounds like thereís no concern for frequency interference.

JoeAZ, Iím curious, when you say that the satellite dish antenna can change OTA reception...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Dec-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,964
Posted By A2J33P
Satellite Internet antenna near OTA TV Antenna

Iím getting HughesNet satellite internet installed next week. The best location for the satellite internet antenna is at the base of my OTA TV antenna. Thereís already an unused RG6 downlead and...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2017, 8:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
Especially items with electric motors... Fans,...

Especially items with electric motors...
Fans, air conditioners, central air, garbage disposal, exhaust fans, refrigerator compressor, garage door motor, sump pumps, washer, dryer, dish washer and...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2017, 2:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
BREAKING NEWS... New hairdryer received and the...

BREAKING NEWS... New hairdryer received and the results are in!

The brushless-motor hairdryer DOES NOT CAUSE INTERFERENCE!
AMAZING!

Tuned to Channel 39, I used my TiVo's Signal Strength meter...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Aug-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
That's right, he did! Sorry if I missed...

That's right, he did!

Sorry if I missed that, ADtech... I took your post to mean that maybe we just had a bad/old/tired hairdryer, and maybe a different/newer one might make a difference. I had...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Aug-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
Tower Guy... that... is... BRILLIANT! That...

Tower Guy... that... is... BRILLIANT!

That is some serious thinking outside of the box!

I just ordered it... My wife is going to be so confused. Fortunately for me, she's a great sport!
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Aug-2017, 5:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
Great suggestion... We just happen to have three...

Great suggestion... We just happen to have three hairdryers in the house, which I tried as you suggested... All three yield the same interference when operated in that general area.

Thank you to...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 8:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
There was some serious trial and error in...

There was some serious trial and error in choosing that spot on the roof. We are surrounded by very tall trees, and that spot shoots right through the one strategic spot. So, whereas the hairdryer is...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 4:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
Hardware cloth would be perfect! $33 for 24" x...

Hardware cloth would be perfect! $33 for 24" x 50'. That would cover an 8' x 12'

I never considered grounding it since it would be in the attic, but it would be worth a try since I'm gong this...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 3:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
rickbb... great points! The house is three...

rickbb... great points! The house is three stories and we have four TVs. Each TV is in its own room, and I have verified that each is on its own separate circuit. All TVs experience the interference...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 3:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
JoeAZ ... I followed your suggestion and tried...

JoeAZ ... I followed your suggestion and tried the Hairdryer on a separate circuit via an extension cord. The interference existed when the hairdryer was "on" in the bathroom under the antenna, but...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 3:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,285
Posted By A2J33P
Ah Ha! Got it!

Ah Ha! Got it!
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 3:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
Thanks Rabbit... All grounding is proper....

Thanks Rabbit...

All grounding is proper. Mast (via its own copper line) and coax (via grounding block) are grounded to a 6' grounding rod. That grounding rod is bonded to the house electrical...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,558
Posted By A2J33P
Electrical interference from bathroom below rooftop antenna

Our rooftop antenna is mounted on a tripod directly above our master bathroom. There is about 2' of attic space between the shingles and the bathroom ceiling.

Whenever my wife is using her...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,285
Posted By A2J33P
I don't believe that the downstream preamp will...

I don't believe that the downstream preamp will allow power from the inserter to pass, therefore it's unlikely that the upstream preamp will be powered.
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