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Forum: Help With Reception 15-Sep-2021, 1:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,527
Posted By RMinNJ
I just wanted to update and close this old...

I just wanted to update and close this old thread. I saw I could get most of the local channels, some marginally, with the small RCA 751 in a location close to the ground as opposed to my roof. I...
Forum: Help With Reception 15-Sep-2021, 1:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 685
Posted By RMinNJ
I know many of the new smart TVs will mix...

I know many of the new smart TVs will mix streaming channels into the guide with OTA channels.. usually they are free channels..subnsets from Pluto etc. Sounds like yours mixes channels from pay...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Feb-2021, 3:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,898
Posted By RMinNJ
Thanks just thought Id ask.. I tried a Stellar...

Thanks just thought Id ask.. I tried a Stellar Lab 2475 and it was able to pull in only my two strongest VHF stations reliably...other vhfs were marginal. With all the trees around me Im looking...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Feb-2021, 1:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,898
Posted By RMinNJ
With this or the Televes dual input one could one...

With this or the Televes dual input one could one combine say two small RCA 751 antennas pointed in the same direction and get a signal on all VHF and UHF stations that
is twice as good?
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Dec-2020, 1:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,174
Posted By RMinNJ
OMG.. I thought one would need a large yagi or...

OMG.. I thought one would need a large yagi or bay antenna. Even if that works they have been known to go bad...having to go back up there..
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Dec-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,174
Posted By RMinNJ
What type of antenna did he use here?.. if no...

What type of antenna did he use here?.. if no brand or pic can you describe it ?
Forum: Help With Reception 27-May-2020, 6:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,527
Posted By RMinNJ
Starting up this project again. Still no idea...

Starting up this project again. Still no idea which antenna to get. A really large one I guess...Id like to stick to a single unit rather than use a combiner.
Forum: Help With Reception 13-May-2020, 9:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,139
Posted By RMinNJ
That is so cool. That Winegard is on my list...

That is so cool. That Winegard is on my list for this spring/summer..but I may need bigger. If I got any signal at all in my attic I'd put the biggest one I could fit up there but no..mine needs...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-May-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,139
Posted By RMinNJ
Im a novice...will be starting up my antenna...

Im a novice...will be starting up my antenna project this spring as soon as all the leaves are on the trees.

My home is surround by trees.. the antennas i tried did not do well in the attic at...
Forum: Help With Reception 29-Mar-2020, 2:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,783
Posted By RMinNJ
Im in the middle of the woods, 34 miles from the...

Im in the middle of the woods, 34 miles from the transmitters. When trying antennas I always tried my attic....its standard plywood shingled. I never got a good single in the attic..
This summer ...
Forum: Help With Reception 12-Nov-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,155
Posted By RMinNJ
Brokenspoke, that is so cool.. Sadly besides...

Brokenspoke, that is so cool.. Sadly besides the tower many of us don't have a bucket loader to mount anything so high.
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Nov-2019, 1:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,594
Posted By RMinNJ
According to the zip code you provided in your TV...

According to the zip code you provided in your TV Fool report, the rabbitears.info report shows better Post-Repack reception for that area. Obviously, you mentioned you were in a bit of a hole with...
Forum: Help With Reception 30-Oct-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,873
Posted By RMinNJ
I can only add that the RCA preamp I brought ...

I can only add that the RCA preamp I brought (because it can act as a VHF/UHF combiner) did not work at all...the quality control is consistent with the amazon reviews.
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2019, 5:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,004
Posted By RMinNJ
A followup when I asked is it 1/3 the gain of...

A followup when I asked is it 1/3 the gain of 751? double? triple?


The highest gain for the ANT3037E is 10.5 dBi.
Customer Service


So thats a little less secret I guess.. I guess one...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Aug-2019, 3:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,129
Posted By RMinNJ
Walmart.. It was in a specific walmart in my...

Walmart.. It was in a specific walmart in my area when I did a search. They had both on the shelf and I picked the smaller box. Reading on here there was talk the 751r was better so when I...
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 9:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,129
Posted By RMinNJ
The box was blue in color instead of white ...but...

The box was blue in color instead of white ...but shorter like the picture and the antennna boom came in 2 pieces like that. The ANT751r was a longer white box with the boom in one long piece.
Forum: Help With Reception 7-Aug-2019, 4:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,129
Posted By RMinNJ
A bit off topic but out of curiosity I had picked...

A bit off topic but out of curiosity I had picked up an ANT751r (longer box) having read here that its VHF would be better than the ANT751e (shorter box but blue) i tried.

It could have been the...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2019, 8:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,004
Posted By RMinNJ
Here is my reply from Voxx support; ...

Here is my reply from Voxx support;

Unfortunately, the gain information is proprietary information that we prefer not to share outside of our organization. The ANT3037E will perform better than...
Forum: Help With Reception 6-Aug-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,004
Posted By RMinNJ
Ant3037e

Anyone have gain numbers on this 66 inch antenna?

https://www.rcaantennas.net/outdoor/?sku=ANT3037E

Indeed I have a hard time finding gain numbers on most of the RCA antennas.
Emails to the...
Forum: Antennas 23-Jul-2019, 3:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 71,382
Posted By RMinNJ
So the ground block for the coax should; a.)...

So the ground block for the coax should;

a.) Not be up by the antenna or in the house?
b.) Should not be in series with the the mast ground wire ?

What that means for me is running more...
Forum: Help With Reception 4-Jul-2019, 1:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,066
Posted By RMinNJ
I dont know... I just went through this and the...

I dont know... I just went through this and the antennas I tried did not do well at all in the attic. Maybe your attic is different than mine. Its a shame because attic is a convenient and...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jun-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,527
Posted By RMinNJ
Ok I again want to thank everyone here for...

Ok I again want to thank everyone here for helping and following the thread.

The conclusion will be a let down to some ... I learned so much and have knowledge I need for the future.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Jun-2019, 4:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,125
Posted By RMinNJ
BadFish, Wow you are further than me from...

BadFish,

Wow you are further than me from the NYC... You can try your friends antenna and see what you get.. What I have been doing is trying different antenna's and returning them.

I do not...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jun-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,527
Posted By RMinNJ
I hear you... I will say I was just surprised...

I hear you... I will say I was just surprised that I can get signal.. Im basically trying different antennas. I think at 50 miles a larger
antenna should a starting place. Or you can just pick...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Jun-2019, 1:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,527
Posted By RMinNJ
RCA ANT751r vs ANT751e

OTAFAN,

I found an older thread of yours talking about the older RCA751r and the newer RCA 7511?

There were 2 on the shelf at walmart...an ANT751r in a long box and the ANT751e in a shorter...
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