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Forum: Special Topics 28-Aug-2022, 2:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,842
Posted By olnick
8/28/22 Up date: 7 AM Back down to the original...

8/28/22 Up date: 7 AM Back down to the original 18 channels?? All viewable
Forum: Special Topics 27-Aug-2022, 2:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,842
Posted By olnick
8/27/22 Update: at 7 AM I did a re-scan. Now I...

8/27/22 Update: at 7 AM I did a re-scan. Now I get 23 channels all 100% viewable! I did nothing else to the system since the replacement of the Balun.? ? ? ? ? ?
Forum: Special Topics 26-Aug-2022, 8:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,842
Posted By olnick
results of replacement balun

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3db0fe8b08f4a5668/23/22

This AM did a current scan: 7:30 AM got 18 channels with one pixelated. 65 deg out
replaced balun with CM 3203...
Forum: Special Topics 25-Aug-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,842
Posted By olnick
Thanks for the prompt reply

I'll be replacing it Sat/Sun as the weather is supposed to be cooler to get up on the roof!
Past History: I have had issues since the install of loosing channels as the day warms up? winter time...
Forum: Special Topics 24-Aug-2022, 3:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,842
Posted By olnick
CM -3203 vs Cm-94444 balun

A quick question: I just finished reading "rabbit73" article http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?p=58266&posted=1#post58266 on cutting the leads to 2 /1/2 inches for max impedance matching and...
Forum: Help With Reception 21-Jan-2021, 1:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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, 1:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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, 9:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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: General Site Feedback / Discussion 22-Nov-2020, 9:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124,052
Posted By olnick
It appears to have a Ghost crew that appears at...

It appears to have a Ghost crew that appears at random....

Olnick
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Oct-2020, 2:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 23,624
Posted By olnick
I have just the opposite problem! the colder it...

I have just the opposite problem! the colder it is the more chs I can receive?? Now I get NONE ota!!! time to start at the ant and work my way back down prior to snow on the roof!

Olnick
Forum: Connecting with an Installer 29-Sep-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,071
Posted By olnick
looking for installer

looking for someone to optimize my signal reception in the Milford NH (sothern NH) area I have been trying to get fox 25 out of Boston for the last 4-5 years and have finally thrown in the towel!
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Mar-2020, 4:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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, 2:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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 15-Mar-2020, 4:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,360
Posted By olnick
Go to this link for any and all questions...

Go to this link for any and all questions regarding RCA tvpreamp1 amps and power inserters! Lots of info from tvfool members!!
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Forum: Help With Reception 14-Mar-2020, 3:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,360
Posted By olnick
Correct output voltage for RCA TVpramp1 inserter ??

I have done too much research on this and now I am TOTALLY confused!!
My original inserter (7-8 years old) uses a 12 volt wall pack (200ma.)that provides 9.50Vdc to the amp.

My new replacement...
Forum: Help With Reception 11-Mar-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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, 4:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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 27-Jan-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,723
Posted By olnick
Thats my issue! I'm at the cliff for ch 34 (25.1)...

Thats my issue! I'm at the cliff for ch 34 (25.1) it is hit or miss in reception!! I'm looking to keep as much of the available signal as possible. That is my reason for asking about the direct...
Forum: Help With Reception 27-Jan-2020, 2:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,723
Posted By olnick
Question Question? attaching Balun to preamp

Too much time on my hands to think... However would there be a benefit to mounting the Balun to the preamp using a Male/Male connector and eliminating the short length of Coax?

Thanks

Olnick
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Jan-2020, 1:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,797
Posted By olnick
Angry Any GOOD balun's out there?

After getting more information on my reception problem, I'm now looking for a replacement balun. I did review the information here on TVfool, Rabbit73 did provide the best information on describing...
Forum: TV Fool Discussion / Database Updates 22-Jan-2020, 8:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,177
Posted By olnick
TVbuddy ad

For a site promoting cut the cord, I find the "tvbuddy ad" totally out of place. after reading the 10 minute ad and get to the part about "tvbuddy caster" that was NOT mentioned at all until the...
Forum: Help With Reception 22-Jan-2020, 6:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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, 2:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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, 1:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 22,916
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...
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