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Forum: Help With Reception 20-Jul-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,232
Posted By rwilson1206
Thanks for the reply. Could you also recommend a...

Thanks for the reply. Could you also recommend a roof mount, just in case we go that route, eave mounts are def a possibility though. I looked at roof mounts, but there are a slew of them, I figure...
Forum: Help With Reception 19-Jul-2010, 4:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,232
Posted By rwilson1206
Need New Antenna System Advice

I am helping my friend install a new antenna system on his roof. In the past tvfool has helped me get my system and I have a HBU33 (330 degrees) and CM4221 (approx 90 degrees). My friend lives near...
Forum: Help With Reception 20-Apr-2010, 9:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,739
Posted By rwilson1206
FCC considering diminishing OTA TV

Anyone else here of this? I posted this here because I figured it would get the most views...

http://www.wosu.org/blogs/tomrieland/?p=785=1
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Forum: Help With Reception 20-Apr-2010, 8:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
UPDATE* I know some said it couldnt be done, but...

UPDATE* I know some said it couldnt be done, but I added my 18db phillips indoor amplifier right after the splitter type unit from the HDP 269 comes into the basement, and I rescanned and picked up...
Forum: Help With Reception 14-Apr-2010, 3:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Well, I suppose first I'll try lowering the CM...

Well, I suppose first I'll try lowering the CM 4221 and rotating to around 74 degrees, if that doesnt work. Then I will consider an A/B switch, although I know there were conditions you mentioned on...
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Apr-2010, 3:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
New Antenna Install Results

Well I installed my new antenna setup over the weekend. HBU33 pointed approx. 330 degrees and the CM 4221 pointed 70-80 degrees. Each antenna has 10' leads going to the coupler (3.5db loss). Then...
Forum: Help With Reception 5-Apr-2010, 4:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Tigerbangs FYI, I emailed this guy to make...

Tigerbangs FYI,

I emailed this guy to make sure he didnt lead me the wrong way with the CC7870. This is what he said...


The CC7870 is basically a splitter in a weatherproof box. And I have...
Forum: Help With Reception 3-Apr-2010, 2:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Well Ive ordered a HDP-269, a 4 way splitter and...

Well Ive ordered a HDP-269, a 4 way splitter and a Winegard CC 7870 2-Way TV Antenna Joiner Coupler. I originally bought a 5-1000mhz splitter/combiner, but people at solid signal told me to by this...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2010, 4:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
One of the reasons I wanted to have two leads...

One of the reasons I wanted to have two leads coming down, and connecting them in the basement is if I ever needed to change out the combiner or add preamps, protecting them from weather as well.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Apr-2010, 1:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Tigerbangs or Dave, can you advise on the post...

Tigerbangs or Dave, can you advise on the post above?

Thanks
Forum: Help With Reception 31-Mar-2010, 1:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
I recieved my antennas in the mail yesterday and...

I recieved my antennas in the mail yesterday and will be installing them this weekend. A couple of questions....

I have plenty of coax, with that having been said, they each came with 50' quad...
Forum: Help With Reception 26-Mar-2010, 5:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
well I bought the bmu33 and the cm4221 and a...

well I bought the bmu33 and the cm4221 and a 5-1000mhz signal combiner...

1 x AntennaCraft HBU33 High Band VHF UHF Fringe HD Antenna Digital Ready Outdoor 33 Element Off-Air Local HD High...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Mar-2010, 7:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Dave, Ordered the distribution amp and more...

Dave,

Ordered the distribution amp and more coax and usvj.

I read tigerbangs post about grounding and he, and you (kinda) make it sound like getting a diff. antenna (Antennacraft BU-33), will...
Forum: Help With Reception 25-Mar-2010, 7:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,918
Posted By rwilson1206
I dont remember posting much at another forum,...

I dont remember posting much at another forum, although I may have. Is the name rwilson1206? You may be thinking of someone else.
Forum: Help With Reception 23-Mar-2010, 9:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,918
Posted By rwilson1206
How do you properly ground your antenna system?

I have a 40' tall guyed type tower against the back of my house. Attached at the top of the mast is an old UHF antenna, that is connected with 300ohm twin lead going into the house. It looks like it...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Mar-2010, 4:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Ive tried adding a splitter before, and I lost...

Ive tried adding a splitter before, and I lost channels: If I add a splitter to my system, 4-way, then could I put a pre-amp near the MANT? It would still have the inline 18db amp as it enters the...
Forum: Help With Reception 18-Mar-2010, 1:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Thanks for the help Dave, I was just thinking its...

Thanks for the help Dave, I was just thinking its pretty generous of you to reply to everyone one of my posts. Appreciate it...

One other thing, then what is the difference between an amp and a...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Mar-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Quick update guys, climbed the tower after work,...

Quick update guys, climbed the tower after work, raised MANT 5' feet higher, pointed at about 330 degrees in the horizontal position (does this matter, vertical or horizontal). Every channel I want...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Mar-2010, 4:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Ok, thats what I'll do, should I get two preamps...

Ok, thats what I'll do, should I get two preamps and a USVJ or just a USVJ? Dont know how to make a bowtie, I'm sure its simple, should I research it and do it myself, or just buy one, if I should...
Forum: Help With Reception 17-Mar-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
So what would you do tower guy, build a bowtie...

So what would you do tower guy, build a bowtie and combine it with my MANT?

or do what you said below?

[QUOTE=Tower Guy;789]If I lived there I'd install a Winegard HD 7696P on the top of the...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Mar-2010, 5:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Tower-Antenna Pics Attached

Tower-Antenna Pics Attached
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Mar-2010, 4:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Tower-Antenna Pics Attached The tree has...

Tower-Antenna Pics Attached

The tree has been trimmed, so it wont be an issue (hopefully), the tree is south, and the antenna points north.

The VHF antenna you see is gone, makes me wish I...
Forum: Help With Reception 16-Mar-2010, 4:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Thanks for all your help so far... I really want...

Thanks for all your help so far... I really want to nail this down because I will be purchasing whatever you tell me to and I'm wanting to do it soon...
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Forum: Help With Reception 13-Mar-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Any one to help?

Any one to help?
Forum: Help With Reception 13-Mar-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 26,707
Posted By rwilson1206
Your help/input is Greatly Appreciated!

Here is my signal info:

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3db7c88e87010cdf

I live in north canton ohio, trying to pickup up signals in cleveland, ohio 60miles away...
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