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Forum: Help With Reception Yesterday, 1:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,980
Posted By rabbit73
That antenna is much larger than necessary for...

That antenna is much larger than necessary for your location. It covers UHF, VHF-High, and VHF-Low. The VHF-Low elements are 110" wide. You don't have any VHF-Low channels (Real RF channels 2-6)....
Forum: Help With Reception 10-Jul-2021, 6:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,980
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Shawn. That's difficult to predict....

Hello, Shawn.

That's difficult to predict. WTNH will be in a null, making it a lot weaker, when the antenna is aimed at WFSB, but it will help that WTNH is much stronger.

You might have some...
Forum: Help With Reception 9-Jun-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,692
Posted By rabbit73
That would not be a very good location for an...

That would not be a very good location for an antenna, Cotton.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4221&d=1623279897
...
Forum: Antennas 3-Jun-2021, 1:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Ken That sounds like intermittent...

Hello, Ken

That sounds like intermittent electrical interference. The antenna must be near the source.


It's difficult to predict. If there is no metal in front of the antenna to block the...
Forum: Help With Reception 2-Jun-2021, 2:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,715
Posted By rabbit73
No problem. I wanted to give you a complete...

No problem.

I wanted to give you a complete description of why I thought reception of CFPL might be difficult, so that you would know what to expect.

Your other desired channels should be OK.
...
Forum: Help With Reception 1-Jun-2021, 5:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,715
Posted By rabbit73
I certainly don't want to confuse you, I'm just...

I certainly don't want to confuse you, I'm just going by what the rabbit ears.info signal report says. The report is only a computer simulation. It tells me that your location is outside the area of...
Forum: Help With Reception 31-May-2021, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,715
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Caveman007 The C2V comes with a...

Hello, Caveman007

The C2V comes with a reflector. You will need to remove it to make the antenna bi-directional. The newer C2MAX doesn't come with a reflector, but one is available as an...
Forum: Antennas 7-May-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
What your HOA is doing is a violation of FCC...

What your HOA is doing is a violation of FCC rules.

Installing Consumer-Owned Antennas and Satellite Dishes...
Forum: Antennas 7-May-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you, Bob.:) He ordered the LNA-100.

Thank you, Bob.:)

He ordered the LNA-100.
Forum: Antennas 7-May-2021, 1:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the update and the GUI images, Ken....

Thanks for the update and the GUI images, Ken. Those signals look good.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4199&d=1620350801

I had the wrong house. I think this is the right...
Forum: Antennas 4-May-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
The HDHR GUI can be very useful; it gives Signal...

The HDHR GUI can be very useful; it gives Signal Strength, Signal Quality, and Symbol Quality.
When the Signal Strength reaches 100%, that is equivalent to 0 dBmV (-49 dBm). That's about the level...
Forum: Antennas 4-May-2021, 5:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
What device is giving you those percentage...

What device is giving you those percentage readings of signal strength and signal quality?

"Glitchier" indicates a reduction of signal quality. It is possible to have a strong signal with poor...
Forum: Antennas 4-May-2021, 5:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
I used to put sheets of plywood down in the attic...

I used to put sheets of plywood down in the attic so I wouldn't fall through.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4157&d=1620150242
Forum: Antennas 3-May-2021, 6:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for the signal report. It gives me a...

Thank you for the signal report. It gives me a better idea about how the signals arrive at your antenna in the NW end of the attic.

That is to be expected. WSOC is coming from a different...
Forum: Antennas 2-May-2021, 6:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
What channels do you need (by callsign) and what...

What channels do you need (by callsign) and what channels are you getting OK now?

Please do a signal report for you location at rabbitears.info using the coordinates of your antenna....
Forum: Antennas 30-Apr-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachment...

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4150&d=1619741159

Thanks for the report. TVFool is using an old database to generate reports, so I did an estimated report for your location...
Forum: Antennas 28-Apr-2021, 10:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 16,814
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Ken. It is fortunate that there is no...

Hello, Ken.

It is fortunate that there is no radiant barrier in the signal path, but there will still be some signal attenuation from the building construction.

Without a signal report from...
Forum: Antennas 19-Apr-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,195
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Victoria; welcome to the forum. We...

Hello, Victoria; welcome to the forum.

We will try to help you as best we can.

It is true that some TVs can cause interference. Other devices can cause similar interference: AC adapters for...
Forum: Antennas 9-Apr-2021, 1:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,534
Posted By rabbit73
You might be able to do that, but you would have...

You might be able to do that, but you would have to cut the cable off the flat antenna and connect it to the center of the phasing line between the two dipoles. If that doesn't work, try connecting...
Forum: Antennas 8-Apr-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By rabbit73
It's the biggest FM only antenna they made ...

It's the biggest FM only antenna they made

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4144&d=1617921179

but they made bigger TV antennas that also covered FM
...
Forum: Antennas 8-Apr-2021, 6:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By rabbit73
I can. The bottom antenna is a Channel...

I can.

The bottom antenna is a Channel Master 3025, formerly know as the 4408. It's an FM antenna.

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4142&d=1617909296
...
Forum: Help With Reception 8-Apr-2021, 2:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,330
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Shawn; thank you for the report. The...

Hello, Shawn; thank you for the report.

The TVFool reports aren't as accurate as they used to be. Based on an estimate of your location, here is a report from rabbitears.info:...
Forum: Antennas 7-Apr-2021, 2:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,534
Posted By rabbit73
If you want to experiment with 300 ohm twinlead,...

If you want to experiment with 300 ohm twinlead, try this:

https://forum.tvfool.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4133&d=1617818096

http://www.hdtvprimer.com/antennas/ganging.html

300 ohm...
Forum: Antennas 7-Apr-2021, 12:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,534
Posted By rabbit73
In theory, it is possible to make a coax phasing...

In theory, it is possible to make a coax phasing harness for 4 stacked ordinary dipoles, but it is quite involved. Different types of coax are used and they must be cut to specific lengths according...
Forum: Antennas 6-Apr-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,534
Posted By rabbit73
I guess I didn't make it very clear. You can not...

I guess I didn't make it very clear. You can not wire your 4 halfwave dipoles together like the fullwave dipoles in a UHF bowtie antenna and expect it to work properly.

Two stacked halfwave folded...
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