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Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2017, 7:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
Especially items with electric motors... Fans,...

Especially items with electric motors...
Fans, air conditioners, central air, garbage disposal, exhaust fans, refrigerator compressor, garage door motor, sump pumps, washer, dryer, dish washer and...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2017, 1:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
BREAKING NEWS... New hairdryer received and the...

BREAKING NEWS... New hairdryer received and the results are in!

The brushless-motor hairdryer DOES NOT CAUSE INTERFERENCE!
AMAZING!

Tuned to Channel 39, I used my TiVo's Signal Strength meter...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Aug-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
That's right, he did! Sorry if I missed...

That's right, he did!

Sorry if I missed that, ADtech... I took your post to mean that maybe we just had a bad/old/tired hairdryer, and maybe a different/newer one might make a difference. I had...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Aug-2017, 9:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
Tower Guy... that... is... BRILLIANT! That...

Tower Guy... that... is... BRILLIANT!

That is some serious thinking outside of the box!

I just ordered it... My wife is going to be so confused. Fortunately for me, she's a great sport!
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Aug-2017, 4:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
Great suggestion... We just happen to have three...

Great suggestion... We just happen to have three hairdryers in the house, which I tried as you suggested... All three yield the same interference when operated in that general area.

Thank you to...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 7:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
There was some serious trial and error in...

There was some serious trial and error in choosing that spot on the roof. We are surrounded by very tall trees, and that spot shoots right through the one strategic spot. So, whereas the hairdryer is...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 3:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
Hardware cloth would be perfect! $33 for 24" x...

Hardware cloth would be perfect! $33 for 24" x 50'. That would cover an 8' x 12'

I never considered grounding it since it would be in the attic, but it would be worth a try since I'm gong this...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 2:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
rickbb... great points! The house is three...

rickbb... great points! The house is three stories and we have four TVs. Each TV is in its own room, and I have verified that each is on its own separate circuit. All TVs experience the interference...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 2:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
JoeAZ ... I followed your suggestion and tried...

JoeAZ ... I followed your suggestion and tried the Hairdryer on a separate circuit via an extension cord. The interference existed when the hairdryer was "on" in the bathroom under the antenna, but...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Aug-2017, 2:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
Thanks Rabbit... All grounding is proper....

Thanks Rabbit...

All grounding is proper. Mast (via its own copper line) and coax (via grounding block) are grounded to a 6' grounding rod. That grounding rod is bonded to the house electrical...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Jul-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,814
Posted By A2J33P
Electrical interference from bathroom below rooftop antenna

Our rooftop antenna is mounted on a tripod directly above our master bathroom. There is about 2' of attic space between the shingles and the bathroom ceiling.

Whenever my wife is using her...
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