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Old 17-Sep-2012, 11:06 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by ADTech View Post
If you're reading off SNR numbers off your set's diagnostic page, be aware that they should do perfectly well until you hit the 15-17 dB range. With the digital system, as long as the minimum ratio is maintained, reception won't be any difference between a "good enough" number and a very high value (30-35 dB SNR). The problem is that, if it drops just too low, it falls off the "digital cliff".

The SNR reading isn't really a signal power meter for measuring the signal levels.
Understood! That is helpful. After my initial scan, I only have one channel that has failed to come in all the time. I hope that NBC (41.1) will continue to stay on the right side of the digital signal "cliff edge".
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