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Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jan-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Finally CUT THE CORD!!!!!!

Thanks to all who have provided help support and direction in my persuit to get fox 25 out of Boston. I continue to get 25 to 30 OTA ch.s . I now have streaming that provides Fox 25! Dumping direct...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Nov-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Up date: Today 11/25/2020 I did a rescan and now...

Up date: Today 11/25/2020 I did a rescan and now get 36 digital channels?? No its not cold out 28Deg. It is cloudy though Still no Ch 34 (fox 25) however I can live without it at this point! would...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Nov-2020, 8:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Back in march when the "virus" kicked in all my...

Back in march when the "virus" kicked in all my projects stopped! However now that its November and getting cold again I am once again back to my attempt at OTA reception. My new preamp (Juice)is...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Mar-2020, 3:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Well one last shot at it!! I'm waiting for the...

Well one last shot at it!! I'm waiting for the new preamp to be delivered, then some better weather, new coax is all set and ready to install as well. I'll post my results good/bad or in...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Mar-2020, 1:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Its cold out again this AM 18 deg. All my...

Its cold out again this AM 18 deg. All my channels are back again??????????????? What am I missing???? there has to be a simple explanation for this happening with cold temperatures! I have done...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Mar-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Just got off the roof again! Today was an 8-10...

Just got off the roof again! Today was an 8-10 times on the damn roof. Its been a busy week. got a new RCA tvpreamp to replace the unit now in place. I ended up with a Tvpreamp1R from Lowe's It was...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Mar-2020, 9:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Just got off the roof, finished changing out The...

Just got off the roof, finished changing out The Balun. Since the temps have moderated into the 50-60'S during the day, I once again only get 5 channels. There was NO change with the balun...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Feb-2020, 3:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Still have not replaced the Balun! when the roof...

Still have not replaced the Balun! when the roof was clear it was too windy with 20 MPH gusts to be up there. I no longer need a thermometer to know the outside temp!! It is very accurate to how...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jan-2020, 5:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Thanks I never would have given the balun a...

Thanks I never would have given the balun a second guess that it would cause problems, Just need the snow to melt off the roof prior to me changing it!!

Olnick
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jan-2020, 1:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Talking Major progress!

My last posting I was attempting to get ch 34 (25-1) Boston fox news. The channel listing I had: 5,9,11,27,29,32,42 this provided 18 options to watch.
during the first cold snap we had with single...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Sep-2019, 12:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Thank you rabbit73! You did give me all the...

Thank you rabbit73! You did give me all the details I needed!
I am amazed that I get 24.1 as it is in the same catagory as 25.1 "bad" signal!! I can swing the ant approx 10 deg mag. either side...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Sep-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
WOW what a mess!! ...

WOW what a mess!!
https://www.concordmonitor.com/TV-channel-changing-27376831

I went to the FCC site and I get the other two ch's that are shown as no signal!! so there is hope 34 (25.1) will be...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Sep-2019, 8:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
Update! Just using the CM3412 distribution amp: ...

Update! Just using the CM3412 distribution amp:
2 nd floor 5 ch and 14 virtual ch's
1 st floor 6 ch and 19 virtual ch's

With the RCA TVpramp1 installed and powered up along with the CM 3412:...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Aug-2019, 4:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
I,m using an RCA tvpramp1 amplifier. "UP DATE"...

I,m using an RCA tvpramp1 amplifier. "UP DATE" this was my old one!! after checking out the cellar connections I see a CM-3412 amp now in place and the rca tvpramp1 has no wires connected to it
...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Aug-2019, 1:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,401
Posted By olnick
trying again to get ch 31 real 25.1 virtual (fox)

back in 2016 I tried unsuccessfully to cut the cord.. My only hold back is that I watch fox 25 (boston) news and was not able to get even a whisper of a signal.
I have an RCA ant3036X antenna. Aimed...
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