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Forum: Help With Reception 15-Dec-2016, 4:10 PM
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Posted By egatx
I applied the firmware workaround in the linked...

I applied the firmware workaround in the linked doc, and the reception issue went away. I can now tune to KVUE reliably. I emailed KVUE, pointing to this thread, as an FYI, since it sounds like...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Dec-2016, 3:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,465
Posted By egatx
Thanks again for the quick responses. Someone on...

Thanks again for the quick responses. Someone on SiliconDust's forum referred me to this: http://www.silicondust.com/hdhomerun/hdhomerun3_8vsb_30s_solution.pdf

... which sounds like my issue. ...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Dec-2016, 1:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,465
Posted By egatx
A quick update on this, with new information, and...

A quick update on this, with new information, and a new question:

I did more characterization on the channel that fails (KVUE), and using SiliconDust's diagnostic tool, I noted that the reception...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Dec-2016, 5:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,465
Posted By egatx
ADTech, thanks for the response. My intuition is...

ADTech, thanks for the response. My intuition is the tree also. I'll try moving my existing antenna and see what happens.
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Dec-2016, 4:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,465
Posted By egatx
Great suggestion, thanks. I'll look at the DB4e....

Great suggestion, thanks. I'll look at the DB4e.

Is it possible the oak tree in my yard is interfering enough to degrade reception? The tree is ~40 feet from the antenna, and the antenna must...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Dec-2016, 4:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,465
Posted By egatx
Thank you for the reply. My original setup...

Thank you for the reply.

My original setup (CM 4220 antenna + HDHomeRun Dual tuner) was working fine for 5 years. Ignoring all the intermediate hijinks due to me trying to get a new tuner to...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Dec-2016, 3:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,465
Posted By egatx
Problem receiving KVUE in metro Austin area

Hi,

I am unable to receive KVUE-DT reliably, whereas other local stations (broadcasting from the same tower location) work fine.

Though my tuner (a SiliconDust HDHomeRun Dual) reports a...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Jun-2011, 4:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,234
Posted By egatx
Just to close this out... I moved the antenna a...

Just to close this out... I moved the antenna a few feet so that it wasn't point through the roof, and now I'm getting >95% signal strength on all channels. The installer was surprised that this...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Jun-2011, 2:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,234
Posted By egatx
Thanks everyone for the suggestion to move the...

Thanks everyone for the suggestion to move the antenna. I am going to bring the installer back to move it a few feet to give it a more clean line of sight towards the horizon.

One other...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2011, 8:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,234
Posted By egatx
Hmmm, that's disappointing that I placed the...

Hmmm, that's disappointing that I placed the antenna poorly. I assumed that the location wouldn't make much of a difference given that the broadcast signals are strong; I thought it was enough just...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2011, 6:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,234
Posted By egatx
Thanks again for the guidance. My HDHR...

Thanks again for the guidance.

My HDHR "Signal Quality" does fluctuate in the "yellow" range (in the 60s, generally), though the "Symbol Quality" seems consistent at 100%.

I'd estimate my cable...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2011, 4:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,234
Posted By egatx
Potentially answering my own question: I now see...

Potentially answering my own question: I now see on the TVFool analysis that the signals I'm having "trouble" receiving have relatively weaker signal strength. Surprisingly (at least to me), though,...
Forum: Help With Reception 24-Jun-2011, 1:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,234
Posted By egatx
Thanks to GroundUrMast for the help so far. I...

Thanks to GroundUrMast for the help so far. I did finally have an antenna installed, and while it seems to be working reasonably well, I do have some questions and potential issues. Read on for...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jun-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,234
Posted By egatx
Thanks for the info on the TechShield. I will...

Thanks for the info on the TechShield. I will plan on putting an antenna outdoors. Any reason I shouldn't attach it to my existing coax network?

And thanks again for the help. This is an...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Jun-2011, 5:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,234
Posted By egatx
Awesome, thanks for the suggestion. ...

Awesome, thanks for the suggestion.

Regarding attic-mounted antennas: any thoughts on how much radiant barrier decking materials like Tech Shield (http://www.lpcorp.com/techshield/) affect...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Jun-2011, 4:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,234
Posted By egatx
Antenna Suggestions for Leander, TX

Hello TV Fool Community,

I'd appreciate any help with an antenna configuration for my home. My report is here:

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d001b43ccdd3e93

My...
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