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Forum: Help With Reception 6-May-2014, 1:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
ok so with the new 10ft 6 inch pole i got more...

ok so with the new 10ft 6 inch pole i got more channels. still not all I use to get. I tried doing 2 of the poles and its way to bendy I dont feel safe doing 2 of them. I will just have to settle for...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-May-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
ok getting ready to try the pole's frmo home...

ok getting ready to try the pole's frmo home depot. I am using a tripod mount . at what hieght above the roof do I need to use guy wires
?
Forum: Help With Reception 5-May-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
What would I be looking for ground?

What would I be looking for ground?
Forum: Help With Reception 5-May-2014, 1:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
the only thing hooked up right now is a brand new...

the only thing hooked up right now is a brand new 20ft cable from the antenna directly to the tv. There isn't anywhere else to really put it. I am going to go get a couple of the fence post that you...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2014, 8:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
here is a picture. this is the same area it has...

here is a picture. this is the same area it has been aiming for the past month or so. Everything was fine until I moved it to try and get fox coming in better.antenna is 40ft up. I have no way to get...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2014, 7:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
Will do as soon as I get home

Will do as soon as I get home
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2014, 6:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
Would it be worth getting a signal meter

Would it be worth getting a signal meter
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2014, 6:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
Before all this happened I was able to get 17...

Before all this happened I was able to get 17 channels with out preamp
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2014, 5:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
yes that about somes it up. Took the tv to a...

yes that about somes it up. Took the tv to a friends house this morning. No preamp installed and I got 22 channels. brought same tv home and only got the ones I already listed. also bought a new atsc...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-May-2014, 3:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
will this work to test the signal ...

will this work to test the signal
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3264941#tabsetBasic
Forum: Help With Reception 3-May-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
ok so tested and its infinite on all phases. I...

ok so tested and its infinite on all phases. I get the following:

WKRN-abc- real channel27
WSMV-NBC-real channel10

and that is it. when I hooked up either one of my preamp's i get 0 channels...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-May-2014, 8:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
As far as testing phaseline to the grounds can I...

As far as testing phaseline to the grounds can I do it to the ground that is ran to the mast


Tele I will try scanning just digital channels
Forum: Help With Reception 2-May-2014, 4:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
Thank you. I'll look at home depot or Lowe's do I...

Thank you. I'll look at home depot or Lowe's do I cab do that this weekend
Forum: Help With Reception 2-May-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
Have no clue on how or what I need in order to do...

Have no clue on how or what I need in order to do it
Forum: Help With Reception 2-May-2014, 1:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
ok killed everything at the circuit breaker . ran...

ok killed everything at the circuit breaker . ran a brand new 25ft cable to the tv and scanned only got 3 channels. here is a few pictures of what I am dealing with. Keep in mind that on these trees...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-May-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
brand new antenna and the same issue. any clues?

brand new antenna and the same issue. any clues?
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Apr-2014, 9:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
Already have done this 3 times

Already have done this 3 times
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Apr-2014, 8:13 PM
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Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
They are installed correctly and nothing is...

They are installed correctly and nothing is touching the boom
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Apr-2014, 6:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
also on a side note before someone says it may be...

also on a side note before someone says it may be the tuner in the tv. I took my 26 inch tv outside and ran a cable direct from the antenna and same result. took same 26 inch tv to buddies and got...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Apr-2014, 6:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
they are a little but nothing that would cause it...

they are a little but nothing that would cause it over night to stop. plus when I moved it to the other side of the house where there are no trees same result. I am going to try his antenna out but...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Apr-2014, 6:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
ad you would think that . I took both pre amps to...

ad you would think that . I took both pre amps to a budies house and hooked them both up to test. He ended up buying one off me because they both added 7 more channels to his line up
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Apr-2014, 1:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
i have a winegard HD7698P Platinum HD Series...

i have a winegard HD7698P Platinum HD Series Antenna. It doesn't have anything exposed. and it has a little jumper board that connects the uhf/vhf signals in to the balun. it is model CB8269. did the...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Apr-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
unhooked the amp and ran a brand new cable from...

unhooked the amp and ran a brand new cable from the antenna to the tv. cable was about 25 feet max. the only channel that would come in was abc. any thoughts knowing that? ill try the rescan. its...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Apr-2014, 8:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 17,004
Posted By bwag32
OTA quit working

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Had all my channels last night. Woke this morning and have 0 channels. I have tried all new cables and a new...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Apr-2014, 9:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,010
Posted By bwag32
agreed. replaced everything and I finally have...

agreed. replaced everything and I finally have fox showing up but the signal is horrible. guess ill just live with out lol
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