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Old 6-Nov-2019, 6:11 PM   #22
rabbit73
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Originally Posted by eggman531916 View Post
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wr...90386ebd6201d7
My TVFool report. It's not very accurate as these are the old listings and the channel I'm trying to get isn't even on there BEFORE the switch. Actually, my NBC station used to come in on RF 34 which isn't on the report either. They switched to RF 35 around the same time and signal now cuts in and out. Maybe an LTE filter is needed? I don't know. I haven't had a chance to try anything yet. Hopefully over the weekend. I apologize as I just now have only had a chance to check the thread and am getting ready to run out the door to work. I'll look over everything everyone has posted ASAP. Thank you all.
Thank you for the report. Yes, there are many errors in recent TVFool reports because they are using a defective database to generate reports. Their staff is too small to make corrections and the frequent channel changes because of Repack by the FCC make it worse. Their reports still have some value. Your report allowed me to estimate your location to make a more accurate report from rabbitears.info. This is an image of your TVFool report:



This is a report from rabbitears.info which should have a more accurate list of channels:
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchma...study_id=25786

You can do your own report here; I used coordinates for the one I did:
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php

This is an extract from your rabbitears.info report:



I guess I don't need to tell you that your location is not idea for OTA reception.
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Actually, my NBC station used to come in on RF 34 which isn't on the report either. They switched to RF 35 around the same time and signal now cuts in and out.
WJAC NBC has more than one transmitter.
https://www.rabbitears.info/tvq.php?...ms&facid=73120
The strongest one listed on your report is on channel 22, but it is only running 7.5 kW ERP. WJAC on RF35 is further down on the list and over 50 miles away. It is running 1000 kW. Both signals are blocked by terrain. Click on the transmitter distance in the report for each channel to see the terrain profile.





A lot of hills in the signal path that block the direct signal.
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