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post #14881 of 14897 Old 01-27-2017, 01:06 PM
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Is the RCA TVPRAMP1Z booster not compatible with the clearstream 2v? I have the UHF/VHF out on the VHF dipole kit on the clearstream 2v running to the "UHF combined" input on the RCA booster. From the RCA booster I'm running the out to my cable box. The RCA preamplifier is set to combined VHF/UHF antenna. The preamplifier's FM Trap is set to ON. When I ran the channel scan I only got 25% of the channels that I had when using a Mohu leaf indoor antenna. When the RCA power source is plugged into the power outlet, some of the channels become pixelated. What do I have wired incorrectly?



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I got on the forum just to try and answer you question! I live in the Morrow area and have the same exact setup you do. It works pretty good and its not in the best location. Please try your Antenna with the amp completely discounted and see what it does? If your channels become pixelated when you plug it in they may be getting over powered. That amp will not let signals get through if you just un plug it. at least when I un plug mine it kill most of the signals. Mason should be a real hot spot for Cincinnati / Dayton stations.


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I got on the forum just to try and answer you question! I live in the Morrow area and have the same exact setup you do. It works pretty good and its not in the best location. Please try your Antenna with the amp completely discounted and see what it does? If your channels become pixelated when you plug it in they may be getting over powered. That amp will not let signals get through if you just un plug it. at least when I un plug mine it kill most of the signals. Mason should be a real hot spot for Cincinnati / Dayton stations.


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With the amp completely removed and the antenna placed indoors on ground level, I get every possible channel clearly with no pixels. By "every" I mean the ones below. Anything with a "(*)" or "(**)" next to it means that it is pixelated as soon as I mount the antenna outdoors. I can also pick up every channel with mohu leaf indoor antenna, on ground level with the exception of the ones with a "(**)" next to it. The issue is my set in the basement. The mohu won't pick up signal in the basement so with the antenna mounted outdoors, it's going into a 4 way splitter to feed the 2nd floor, basement, ground floor living room and ground floor office. I strongly believe that it's the 4 way splitter causing the signal to be weaker. I think my best solution is to try and route the antenna mounted outdoors directly to the basement bypassing the splitter, and use a mohu leaf for the living room and upstairs bedroom, knowing only the basement will get all the channels.

2-1 wdtn-hd
2-2 escape
2-3 justice
5-1 wlwt-hd
5-2 wlwt-me
7-1 whio-hd
7-2 whio-me
7-3 laff tv
9-1 wcpo-hd
9-2 wcpo-es
9-3 wcpo-lf
12-1 wkrc (**)
12-2 cw (**)
12-3 asn (**)
14-1 hd (*)
14-2 prime (*)
14-3 kids (*)
14-4 world (*)
14-5 DT(*)
16-1 HD
16-2 again
16-3 life
16-4 Ohio
16-5 DT
19-1 fox 19 wxix-dt (*)
19-2 bounce (*)
19-3 grit (*)
20-1 woth-cd (*)
20-2 woth-cd (*)
20-4 woth-cd (*)
22-1 wkef-dt
22-2 ASN
22-3 Antenna
22-4 Grit
25-1 wkrp-tv (**)
25-2 this tv (**)
25-3 retro (**)
25-4 ITV (**)
25-5 Heartland (**)
25-6 Son life (**)
25-7 classic (**)
25-8 the fu (**)
26-1 wbdt-hd
26-2 bounce
26-3 ion
36-1 wdyc-ld
36-2 wdyc ld
43-1 tbn
43-2 tcc
43-3 juice
43-4 enlance
43-5 soac
45-1 wgrt-tv
45-2 mytvday
45-3 comet tv
48-1 cethd
48-2 create
48-3 cet art
54-1 ket (**)
54-2 ket2 (**)
54-3 ket ky (**)
54-4 ket kids (**)
64-1 wstr-dt
64-2 get TV
64-3 comet tv
64-4 get tv

Is anyone getting
TBN WKOI-DT1 39-1
HILLSNG WKOI-DT2 39-2
JUCETV WKOI-DT3 39-3
TBNENL WKOI-DT4 39-4
SMILE KOI-DT5 39-5

BUZZR WOTH-CD3 20-3
H&I WOTH-CD4 20-4
AMGTV WOTH-CD5 20-5
ACTIONCHAN WOTH-CD6 20-6
HSN WOTH-CD7 20-7
EVINE WOTH-CD8 20-8

SSN WRCX-DT1 40-1

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I get 20, its really worth getting if you can. Unfortunately for me 39 is my strongest signal I get it around 100 %. Its a religious channel that I have no interest in watching. Its off to the west from the other stations that why you may be having trouble getting it.


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SSN WRCX-DT1 40-1
Soul of the South Network WRCX is still transmitting an analog signal and they never went digital. I'm not even sure they're still on the air since TVFOOL says they're 3 miles away from here but I can't get the signal. Either their transmitter is not where TVFOOL says it is or they've gone off the air.
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I am seeing 20 but not 39 or 40
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Don't use splitters (they kill your signal). This is epecialy true if you are using a 4 way splitter. Use a 4 output (amplifier) instead. They are $15.69 at Menard's.
$24.99 at Lowes (but they do price match).

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http://www.menards.com/main/back-to-...4424467733.htm

This is what I use here in Sharonville.
I tried a amplifier on the antenna and it caused all types of pixilation problems. Too much signal!

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Don't use splitters (they kill your signal). This is epecialy true if you are using a 4 way splitter. Use a 4 output (amplifier) instead. They are $15.69 at Menard's.
$24.99 at Lowes (but they do price match).
Thanks I will give it a try!
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Soul of the South Network WRCX is still transmitting an analog signal and they never went digital. I'm not even sure they're still on the air since TVFOOL says they're 3 miles away from here but I can't get the signal. Either their transmitter is not where TVFOOL says it is or they've gone off the air.
I wondered if they or WWRD ever went digital....Guess they WRCX closed up shop

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A few months back someone had the TV set at work on WWRD and it was that good old snowy reception that so many of us grew up with and yes, they too are still analog.
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I wondered if they or WWRD ever went digital....Guess they WRCX closed up shop
Looks like WRCX-LP had a CP to go digital though it expired in 2015.



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The Cincinnati Enquirer is promoting a new TV Week in their print edition and apparently also, online. I viewed a sample of it but it still does not show listings for any sub channels of the Cincinnati and Dayton TV markets stations. Any idea why? They are only showing the main channel listings which is odd since there are a lot of other stations to view.
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I am getting 34.4 and 34.5. Could they be adding 2 new subs to WCET 48?
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My TiVo is now showing channel 64-5.
No programming yet just a blank channel.

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Has anyone saw the new channels assignments for the Cincinnati and Dayton station ?
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My TiVo is now showing channel 64-5.
No programming yet just a blank channel.
I don't see it on my TV yet but this is the channel they will be adding
Charge TV http://deadline.com/2017/01/charge-s...ch-1201887875/

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I tried scanning TV last night and couldn't find 64-5 either.
Guess TiVo is ahead of the game.
45-4 is supposed to be the Dayton affiliate.

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