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Old 8-Dec-2009, 3:53 AM  
andy.s.lee
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Join Date: Dec 2009
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Quick links: You can start at the top here.



Our forums, which you're already looking at, provide a place to learn, ask questions, share experiences, and simply have discussions about anything that interests you.

To really get the most out of the forums, it helps to keep the discussions organized. You're more likely to find the information you're looking for, or have your questions answered if you start in the right area.



We have arranged the discussions into the following hierarchy to help keep the discussions relevant to the topic at hand. More areas can be added as needed, or as discussions expand into other topics.


Welcome An introduction to this site, its features, and how to start using it.
Introduction

Getting Started
General Site Feedback / Discussion A place to discuss general issues with this web site or anything that does not belong to any of the site-specific areas below.

TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates Discussion specifically related to TV Fool, including the tools, downloadable content, and transmitter database. If you would like to suggest any TV transmitter updates/corrections, submit them here.

FM Fool Discussion / Database Updates Discussion specifically related to FM Fool, including the tools, downloadable content, and transmitter database. If you would like to suggest any FM transmitter updates/corrections, submit them here.

Help With Reception Give or get advice relating to OTA reception. If you're not sure how to interpret your signal analysis results, or if you want advice on how to improve your reception, there are a lot of knowledgeable people here willing to help.
Connecting with an Installer If you provide installation services or if you are looking for an installer to help you, post your information in here.
Special Topics A place for more in-depth discussion of OTA related topics. Learn, share, and discuss things like antennas, Digital TV (ATSC), HD Radio, upcoming broadcast technologies, and more.
Antennas Everything antenna related. How they work, commercially available antennas, build-your-own antennas, tips-and-tricks, computer modeling, performance comparisons, etc.

Digital TV and Mobile TV

IBOC / HD Radio

White Space

Reception Devices
Broadcaster's Lounge If you work for a broadcaster, this place was created just for you.

Enthusiast's Exchange Share stories and experiences. DXing, pet projects, design showcase, etc.


If you are new to using forums, there are many features you should become familiar with. Some of the most important things to learn first are
  • What all the terminology means (forums? threads? posts?)
  • How to search though the existing messages
  • How to post your own messages or replies
  • Editing and deleting your posts
  • Using attachments and images in your messages

There are many more features to take advantage of once you get the hang of it. For a full list of topics to learn more, go here.
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