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Forum: Special Topics 10-Dec-2019, 9:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By JoeAZ
FWIW, I made an antenna for Rf 6 and compared it...

FWIW, I made an antenna for Rf 6 and compared it to an inexpensive
FM antenna I purchased. Rf 6 is twenty miles away, LOS, with a massive
500 watt signal, LOL. In most every case, the FM antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Dec-2019, 7:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By JoeAZ
Holiday Greetings, Dagwood. I do not...

Holiday Greetings, Dagwood.

I do not understand why the stations continue to be off the
air overnight. The repack should be over with in your area.
Don't underestimate the FABULOUS, WONDERFUL,...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Nov-2019, 1:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By JoeAZ
Sorry for the delay in responding to you. I...

Sorry for the delay in responding to you.
I spent a lot of time reviewing your situation.
Realistically, you should have no problems with
the Kansas stations. KWKS runs 464kw with an
antenna...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Nov-2019, 1:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By JoeAZ
No easy solutions and lots of work involved.... ...

No easy solutions and lots of work involved....
For starters:
I would run a PROVEN "jumper cable" from each of
the antennas to a tv at the base of your tower. How
do each of the antennas perform...
Forum: Antennas 5-Nov-2019, 6:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,090
Posted By JoeAZ
Another option would be to use an FM antenna,...

Another option would be to use an FM antenna, especially for
Rf 6. You cannot beat the price..... and it works very well
for a 500 watt, Rf 6, translator at 20 miles away.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Oct-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By JoeAZ
With repack, you will probably lose those few...

With repack, you will probably lose those few U.S. stations
you intermittently receive. I also understand CRTC is working
with the F.C.C. to reduce U.S. television signals into Canada.
Apparently...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2019, 9:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By JoeAZ
I thought WPXJ was near Pavillion, NY and served...

I thought WPXJ was near Pavillion, NY and served both the Rochester
and Buffalo, NY markets.. If the transmitter moved closer to Buffalo,
how is Rochester, NY being served??? Please check your...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Oct-2019, 2:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By JoeAZ
The Buffalo, NY tv stations are many, many miles...

The Buffalo, NY tv stations are many, many miles apart.
They range from a distance of about 55 miles to more
than 90 miles from ajax, on. The Ion station, WPXJ, is far East
and WNYB is far West....
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Oct-2019, 9:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By JoeAZ
You probably won't have good U.S. reception from...

You probably won't have good U.S. reception from Buffalo, NY
for long..... When the repack is completed in Buffalo, NY, toronto
and hamilton, there will be Canada adjacents for several Buffalo...
Forum: Antennas 15-Oct-2019, 1:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,190
Posted By JoeAZ
KFPH Flagstaff Rf 13 and it's Phoenix translator...

KFPH Flagstaff Rf 13 and it's Phoenix translator on Rf 35
are continuing to "test" programming from: KTVK, Ind.,
KPHO CBS., KSAZ Fox., KPNX NBC. and KNXV ABC.
Those stations and their...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Oct-2019, 1:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By JoeAZ
Yes, it is frustrating to lose all reception. ...

Yes, it is frustrating to lose all reception.
In the end, however, you should have better
reception, better picture and more choices.
We'll see if that turns out to be true.
Please check your...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Oct-2019, 2:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By JoeAZ
That is good news! You might want to consider...

That is good news!
You might want to consider getting a Roku.
You would be shocked at how many FREE movies,
shows and sports there are and all free. I don't pay
a penny for tv. Pluto tv on Roku...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Oct-2019, 9:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By JoeAZ
Hi Dagwood, I contacted WHAM/WUHF and got...

Hi Dagwood,

I contacted WHAM/WUHF and got the following reply:

Joe,



Thank you for your message.
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Oct-2019, 7:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,689
Posted By JoeAZ
You might also consider the Winegard FV-HD30. ...

You might also consider the Winegard FV-HD30.
It's compact, well built, inexpensive and is decent
on UHF and Hi VHF.
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Sep-2019, 2:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By JoeAZ
Hey Dagwood, The Bills game was shown...

Hey Dagwood,

The Bills game was shown nationally yesterday.
Our local CBS affiliate, KPHO Phoenix showed it.
Two patriots staffers were caught by Sean McDermott
snooping around during pregame....
Forum: Antennas 28-Sep-2019, 2:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,190
Posted By JoeAZ
Interesting article. The video quality I've seen...

Interesting article. The video quality I've seen did not
improve the way it did between Analog and H.D.
The difference between those two was dramatic. The
current H.D. and Nextgen video...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Sep-2019, 1:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By JoeAZ
Spectacular!!!

Spectacular!!!
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By JoeAZ
Hi Dagwood, All stations above Rf 36 are...

Hi Dagwood,

All stations above Rf 36 are required to move to make room for
wireless communications. In your area, WROC moves from Rf 45
to Rf 21 and WBGT from Rf 46 to Rf 29. In order to...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2019, 1:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,332
Posted By JoeAZ
Hi Dagwood, Not to worry.... The Rochester, NY...

Hi Dagwood, Not to worry....
The Rochester, NY stations are proceeding through the
repack. Because of the close proximity of all the stations
on Pinnacle Hill, town of Brighton, when one...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2019, 8:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
Posted By JoeAZ
The reception issues may not be at your end. ...

The reception issues may not be at your end. Across the country,
many stations are moving to different frequencies. This is due to
the "repack." All tv stations most now operate between Rf2 and...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Sep-2019, 6:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,349
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings, From the area of Cutspring Rd and...

Greetings,
From the area of Cutspring Rd and Chapel St I show the
following at 50' AGL.

Callsign Chan Network Dist
(mi) Path NM
(dB)
WZME 42 (43.1) 8.9 LOS 64.5
WFTY-DT 23...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Aug-2019, 1:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,349
Posted By JoeAZ
I am using a different methodology to see what is...

I am using a different methodology to see what is possible for
your reception. I am unable to find any "hole" in North Stratford,
CT you speak of. Can you provide some street names within the...
Forum: Special Topics 24-Aug-2019, 2:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By JoeAZ
Greetings, I cannot help but wonder if a stud...

Greetings, I cannot help but wonder if a stud finder might
be a solution????
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Aug-2019, 2:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By JoeAZ
Another possibility for your improved reception...

Another possibility for your improved reception of WFSB may be
that engineers upgraded the antenna, changed beam tilt, increased
power, etc, etc, etc. Hopefully, the improved reception will...
Forum: Antennas 23-Aug-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By JoeAZ
KFPH, Flagstaff Rf 13, tested, as you indicated,...

KFPH, Flagstaff Rf 13, tested, as you indicated, ADTech,
the vertical polarization in addition to the standard horizontal
polarization of their Rf 13 signal and the UHF translator signal
down in...
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