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Forum: Help With Reception 10-Oct-2018, 4:37 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Smityyone
Ideally that would be my preferred option, but...

Ideally that would be my preferred option, but unfortunately, my home doesn't have end gables. Even if I could gable-mount the antenna, although it would offer the shortest route to ground, it would...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Oct-2018, 3:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,451
Posted By Smityyone
Where does the grounding wire attach?

The diagram provided by rabbit73 show both the coax cable and the antenna and/or antenna mast both being grounded. Do I need to ground the antenna and mast as well as the RG6 cable? My intention...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Oct-2018, 4:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,451
Posted By Smityyone
I probably should have been more clear with my...

I probably should have been more clear with my question. Where is the best place along the RG6 run that the grounding block should be placed? Anywhere between the antenna and the first junction? ...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Oct-2018, 3:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,451
Posted By Smityyone
Where does the grounding wire attach?

I intend to ground my TV antenna wiring to my plumbing system, about 8 feet from where my distribution “panel” (actually a 4x4 sheet of plywood) is located. Here’s my intended wiring scheme;...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Oct-2018, 1:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,451
Posted By Smityyone
Of course I won't know how good or bad my...

Of course I won't know how good or bad my reception will be with a 5 or 6 foot mast and DB4e until I get them and hook everything up and test it. But remember I've got trees to deal with. If it...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Oct-2018, 3:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,381
Posted By Smityyone
Tallest antenna mast

I'll likely order a BD4e antenna based on recommendations from here. I know getting the antenna as high as possible will give me the best results, but I'd prefer not to install it on my roof peak,...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Oct-2018, 3:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,451
Posted By Smityyone
jrgagne99, thanks for the info. What does it...

jrgagne99, thanks for the info. What does it mean Fox 42 is repacking to channel 26? Will I not be able to receive it after that? And I'll look into that DB4e antenna too.
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Oct-2018, 9:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,451
Posted By Smityyone
Antenna advice

I need advice on what type or types of antennas I should buy based on the attached TVFool chart. I've decided roof mounted is the way to go atop my single story home south of Omaha. Most of the...
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