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Forum: Antennas 3-Jun-2021, 1:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
Yes. I tried to get it as far away from the air...

Yes. I tried to get it as far away from the air handler as possible but it is about 4' away. I actually had tried moving it from it's original location but did not see any real improvement. If I...
Forum: Antennas 2-Jun-2021, 9:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
Hi Rabbit73, I know this is an older thread...

Hi Rabbit73,

I know this is an older thread but I am thinking about moving my antenna up higher to see if I can clear that duct and get better reception. I am noticing that whenever the air...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-May-2021, 4:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,142
Posted By deeciple
Finally had a few minutes to connect up the...

Finally had a few minutes to connect up the variable attenuator. This past couple of days was very windy around here and with all the trees, not a good reception day overall :(

Once the wind died...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-May-2021, 8:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,142
Posted By deeciple
Radio Shack attenuator (any good)?

Hi all,

I was going through some old electronics that I have accumulated and discovered (new in the package) a Radio Shack 20db variable attenuator (item number 15-578). I am currently using a...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-May-2021, 9:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,062
Posted By deeciple
Hi OTAFAN and Tower Guy, I tested out the GE...

Hi OTAFAN and Tower Guy,

I tested out the GE Pro but it wasn't any improvement over the RCA (no worse either). I did manage to relocate the RCA in my attic to somewhere without any forward...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-May-2021, 4:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,062
Posted By deeciple
Hmm. I hadn't thought of that. I will give that...

Hmm. I hadn't thought of that. I will give that a try.
Forum: Help With Reception 15-May-2021, 9:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,062
Posted By deeciple
Thank you OTAFAN. Good advice. I can't put a...

Thank you OTAFAN. Good advice. I can't put a window in the attic but I remember reading that rabbit73 likes the GE Pro and cites it's excellent reflector. Agreed about the RCA. it has been great...
Forum: Antennas 15-May-2021, 2:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
Rabbit, Thanks for this. I am actually...

Rabbit,

Thanks for this. I am actually trying to decide between these 2 to replace my RCA ANT751R as they are more directional and I am hoping the better reflector will help with multipath...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-May-2021, 2:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,062
Posted By deeciple
Strange "backwards" pickup pattern

Hi all,

I have been playing around with different antenna setups, trying to get the best signal possible and have done very well with the help of this forum (props to rabbit73).

I have a RCA...
Forum: Antennas 9-May-2021, 6:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
I am getting pretty good results from the attic...

I am getting pretty good results from the attic install. Albeit, the more windy days do present a problem for me, but I am not sure the roof install would improve that much. The trees around me are...
Forum: Antennas 7-May-2021, 8:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
Yes, Rabbit gave me a ton of great advice! ...

Yes, Rabbit gave me a ton of great advice!

Unfortunately my HOA now prohibits visible antenna's and satellite dishes so the attic mount was my only option. Thankfully the storms that passed...
Forum: Antennas 6-May-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
UPDATE: Well the storms passed and there is...

UPDATE:

Well the storms passed and there is no more wind. What a difference! No more glitches and look at the signal:

http://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4192&d=1620344060...
Forum: Antennas 5-May-2021, 5:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
Wow, so much useful information! Thank you so...

Wow, so much useful information! Thank you so much for taking the time to put this together. Based on the specs you posted and after researching a bit myself, it appears the Winegard LNA-100...
Forum: Antennas 4-May-2021, 6:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
I have the antenna/amp connected to an HD...

I have the antenna/amp connected to an HD Homerun.



Now that you mention it, we did have some storms pass through the area earlier in the day yesterday. It may still have been a bit windier...
Forum: Antennas 4-May-2021, 5:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
Lol, that's good. Maybe for a future project. ...

Lol, that's good. Maybe for a future project. Any idea why the Winegard amp would yield the glitchier reception if the levels are so much better?
Forum: Antennas 4-May-2021, 1:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
This is odd. I connected the new pre-amp today...

This is odd. I connected the new pre-amp today and it DID give me a great boost in signal level and quality. On average I gained about 10 to 15% in both signal level and quality with some stations...
Forum: Antennas 2-May-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
That black thing is a duct. Not sure if it has...

That black thing is a duct. Not sure if it has foil inside or not. Unfortunately I am limited where I can put the antenna as the attic has very few floorboards so I have to balance on the joists. ...
Forum: Antennas 1-May-2021, 6:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
Hi rabbit73, I got the antenna installed in...

Hi rabbit73,

I got the antenna installed in the attic today. I did take a hit on signal level so I added an amplifier that I had from an RCA DN010165 indoor antenna. think it may be introducing...
Forum: Antennas 29-Apr-2021, 4:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
Hi rabbit73, Thanks for your reply. I am...

Hi rabbit73,

Thanks for your reply. I am hoping that any signal loss from the building materials will be offset by the additional height (I am going from about 12' to about 30').

Given that...
Forum: Antennas 28-Apr-2021, 6:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 18,407
Posted By deeciple
Question about attic install

Hi all,

I have a RCA Outdoor Yagi (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0024R4B5C/?coliid=I1BHHZ36CR4HE0&colid=273USBPISAEEA&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it)antenna that I am currently using very successfully...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jul-2015, 9:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,333
Posted By deeciple
I did notice that the following 2 stations appear...

I did notice that the following 2 stations appear to be within range of me based on my antenna and angle:

WDMC-LD 25.1 DAY
RF Channel: 25
24 miles at 9

WCEE-LP 16 TBN
RF Channel: 16
24...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jul-2015, 8:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,333
Posted By deeciple
Hi ADTech, I currently get the following: ...

Hi ADTech,

I currently get the following:
WSOC-DT (9.1)
WBTV (3.1)
WCNC-DT (36.1)
WJZY-DT (46.1)
WCCB-DT (18.1)
WAXN-TV (64.1)
WMYT-TV (55.1)
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jul-2015, 7:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,333
Posted By deeciple
New to antenna. Need advice on best config.

Hi All,

I recently cut the cable and picked up the following antenna:

http://www.walmart.com/ip/RCA-Suburban-Mini-Yagi-Digital-Outdoor-Antenna-with-Mast/10828410

Here is a link to my tvfool...
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