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Forum: Help With Reception 18-Jan-2015, 2:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,302
Posted By billg
Help pulling channels from 2 directions

Hello all,

I've followed the suggestions/directions from an old thread I posted:
http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?p=46817&posted=1#post46817

to get channels from both the West Palm Beach...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Oct-2014, 6:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,093
Posted By billg
Hi ADTech, I just received my DB4e and am...

Hi ADTech,

I just received my DB4e and am curious about your statement to remove the reflectors. In the box I see two large pieces: one with the bowties, and one with two square metal grids. The...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Sep-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,687
Posted By billg
Ah, so you're taking the Fear of God (tm)...

Ah, so you're taking the Fear of God (tm) approach.

Well, I've seen enough nearby lightning strikes that that makes sense. My main problem is that my electrical service ground is about 70' away...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,687
Posted By billg
Thanks for the advice. If an 8' rod is required I...

Thanks for the advice. If an 8' rod is required I might have to look into reaching the service ground, as I'm pretty sure there's only about 6' of ground underneath me before I hit the water :)
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Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2014, 3:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,687
Posted By billg
Grounding a DB4e setup in South Florida

Hi All,

I'm getting ready to DIY a new setup based on the advice from this thread:

http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?p=46817&posted=1#post46817

I will have to experiment with tripod vs...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Sep-2014, 2:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,093
Posted By billg
Thanks again. I'm putting together a list...

Thanks again.

I'm putting together a list comprising the DB4e, all the necessary mounting goodies, cable, etc. Assuming my cable run is unsplit and less than 100' total, I shouldn't need a preamp,...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2014, 3:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,093
Posted By billg
Thanks for the quick replies! To my layman's...

Thanks for the quick replies!

To my layman's eyes the DB8e basically looks like 2 DB4e's connected together -- is this a fair assessment?

If so, if I decided to go with the DB8e to be able to...
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Sep-2014, 5:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,093
Posted By billg
Two directions at once, or one big long-shot?

Hello experts,

It has been a long time since I've tried to use the ol' rabbit ears, but I recently moved to an older home in Delray Beach, FL, (which is approximately 25 miles south of West Palm...
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