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Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2021, 3:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,274
Posted By corson6
Thanks Rabbit73! Yes the issue with WICD news is...

Thanks Rabbit73! Yes the issue with WICD news is it's based out of Springfield, IL a long way from Champaign-Urbana. I will give this antenna a try and let you know the results! Really appreciate...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2021, 8:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,274
Posted By corson6
help with antenna selection

I'm trying to get a few more local channels at this location:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d9038d88fae7d8e

My cabin is actually West and slightly South of this...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Apr-2018, 9:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Here's my latest update. I turned my attic...

Here's my latest update. I turned my attic antenna back towards the south west like I did the new 7694 antenna in the back yard, and bingo! All the channels came in perfect. So now I am splitting the...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Apr-2018, 9:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,704
Posted By corson6
Antenna Selection

I have a commercial building in downtown Champaign, IL. I just had Dish Network turned off and am trying for locals on top my building (about 30' off the ground) Currently only getting about 12...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Mar-2018, 6:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
UPDATE: I purchased the Winegard 7694p as...

UPDATE: I purchased the Winegard 7694p as suggested by Rabbit73 (thank you) and put it on the tripod in the back yard. Pointed towards WCCU 360 magnetic I was still getting intermittent pixel...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Mar-2018, 8:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Thanks for the link! And there aren't even any...

Thanks for the link! And there aren't even any leaves on them yet!! :eek:
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Mar-2018, 7:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Thank you Rabbit73 for all your help. Odd...

Thank you Rabbit73 for all your help. Odd occurrence this morning is all channels were coming in great EXCEPT WCCU from which we had no reception at all. Very strange. Lots of bad weather today, so...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Mar-2018, 6:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Rabbit73 I REALLY appreciate all your help! So,...

Rabbit73 I REALLY appreciate all your help! So, looks like I need a second antenna to go with the attic one? Should it go in the attic also? I could use the Winegard that's out in my yard, or there's...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Mar-2018, 6:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Update: Without going into the attic yet, I put a...

Update: Without going into the attic yet, I put a new 4-way splitter with a built in ground block on the main coax coming off the attic antenna. Currently I only have the bedroom hooked up to this...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2018, 8:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
OK Thanks for the reply. The antenna is pointed...

OK Thanks for the reply. The antenna is pointed approx 356 degrees magnetic (according to my phone compass) for WCCU, I'm hoping that's correct. I have plenty of guitar boxes approx 6'x5' I could...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2018, 12:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Here is a pic of my outside antenna. The WICD 41...

Here is a pic of my outside antenna. The WICD 41 tower is BEHIND the tree. So far it's just been a either/or experiment. I don't really know what kind of antenna that is in the attic (or exactly how...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Mar-2018, 8:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Thanks for all the replies, just getting back to...

Thanks for all the replies, just getting back to this. Rabbit73 how big a shield of aluminum foil and cardboard? Where in relation to the attic antenna do I put it to block out WICD 41? I will try to...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Feb-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
OK many months later we are getting good results...

OK many months later we are getting good results with an antenna in the back yard (temp. mounted on a tripod stand) but sometimes having problems pulling in WCCU-DT 27.1 360 north about 17.8 miles...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jul-2017, 4:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Wow! You guys are awesome! I will get busy on...

Wow! You guys are awesome! I will get busy on this and report back. You can see what I man about the trees....
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jul-2017, 3:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Thanks for all the replies! JoeAZ - do you couple...

Thanks for all the replies! JoeAZ - do you couple these two antennas you suggest? What directions am I pointing them? Once I'm in the house with the RG6 what's the best way to distribute the signal...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jul-2017, 2:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
Thanks for the reply. I currently have a RCA 360...

Thanks for the reply. I currently have a RCA 360 flat square white antenna that claims a 40 mile radius. I'm looking to get as many channels as I can. With the exception of the tower that I can see...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Jul-2017, 2:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,163
Posted By corson6
help with antenna selection

Great to be on this very cool forum! I am in the middle of 8 acres of woods and tired of paying Dish Network $$$! What would be my best choice for an outdoor antenna in my spot? Indoors I can get...
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