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Re-installed my amp (Winegard LNA-100), rescanned and got all of my missing channels (18.1, 65.1, and 68.1) back.

NOW, I've lost 2.1 and 6.1 - a couple of days ago. It seemed to coincide with the recent cold front pushing thru. But I'm still getting 18.1 - which uses the same transmitter as 2.1.

Any idea what's going on here?
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It looks like WOFL 35 is finally getting a sub-channel now that MGM and Roma Downey have partnered on LIGHT TV.
I was just looking at the OTA channel listings on TitanTV.com for Orlando. They have Channel 35 with 35.1 (Fox), 35.2 (American Sports Network), 35.2 (LightTV), 35.3 (Cozi) 35.4 (Comet), 35.5 (NewsMax), and 35.6 (AccuWeather). Yet when I rescanned yesterday, I only see 35.1. Does anyone know what's going on here?
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I don't think they've gone live or have been added yet. I tried punching them in manually and got nothing.

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I was just looking at the OTA channel listings on TitanTV.com for Orlando. They have Channel 35 with 35.1 (Fox), 35.2 (American Sports Network), 35.2 (LightTV), 35.3 (Cozi) 35.4 (Comet), 35.5 (NewsMax), and 35.6 (AccuWeather). Yet when I rescanned yesterday, I only see 35.1. Does anyone know what's going on here?
The ASN 35-2 as well as 35-3 through 35-6 belong to WRCZ-LD in Jacksonville, I think.

http://www.rabbitears.info/market.ph...allsign=185536

Not sure why it's showing up in your Orlando listings.

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I was just looking at the OTA channel listings on TitanTV.com for Orlando. They have Channel 35 with 35.1 (Fox), 35.2 (American Sports Network), 35.2 (LightTV), 35.3 (Cozi) 35.4 (Comet), 35.5 (NewsMax), and 35.6 (AccuWeather). Yet when I rescanned yesterday, I only see 35.1. Does anyone know what's going on here?
What Trip said. Still no Sub-channels on WOFL. So far Light TV is on in New York and LA. Just keep scanning one day Magic it will appear
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Re-installed my amp (Winegard LNA-100), rescanned and got all of my missing channels (18.1, 65.1, and 68.1) back.

NOW, I've lost 2.1 and 6.1 - a couple of days ago. It seemed to coincide with the recent cold front pushing thru. But I'm still getting 18.1 - which uses the same transmitter as 2.1.

Any idea what's going on here?
6.1 has been tough lately mostly in the am. I have better luck with 2.3 for Wesh. 18.1 is always inconsistent for me.
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Re-installed my amp (Winegard LNA-100), rescanned and got all of my missing channels (18.1, 65.1, and 68.1) back.

NOW, I've lost 2.1 and 6.1 - a couple of days ago. It seemed to coincide with the recent cold front pushing thru. But I'm still getting 18.1 - which uses the same transmitter as 2.1.

Any idea what's going on here?
Here is a strange experience on using the SAME Antenna on a different TV: I have the TV in the Living room hooked up to a Clear Stream Antenna which I have in a Pot sitting on the patio. The TV in the bedroom which uses a Convertor Box which I have hooked up to the VCR (using the convertor box as the tuner) That one has been hooked to a Terk Antenna standing in the window which is the only position that I can pick up WRCF. With the Antenna in the window I was unable to get WESH 2 and some other channels, but if I moved it on the TV WESH came in but RCF was gone.

I started to have some issues with the Bedroom Antenna losing reception on WRCF with it saying No Signal, but on the TV in the Living room there was a perfect signal.

So I got some extra long Cable switched antenna and hooked up the Clear Stream to the TV in the bedroom so I can record some shows during the weekdays. I wanted to watch HAVEN and Murdoch Mysteries in the Living room last night so moved the cord back to the Living room TV.

Here is the strange thing, the Clear Stream hooked up to TV in the Living room I have issues picking up WOPX 56 WSWF 10 and WATV 14, a Blank screen, I also have sometimes had issues getting WRBW 65 and WHDO 38

I put the Clear Stream back on the TV in the bedroom just now and I get all those stations, I put it back on the other TV and Scan, those stations are not there.

So the same Antenna on two different TV I have some channel on one that don't get picked up on the Other TV,
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So why not actually post the changes instead of just posting a link???

WUCF moved World to a new -5 and PBS Kids goes in the -3 slot
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Sorry at least I post here but hope Cable systems add them.
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Am I interpreting this correctly, WESH is available on UHF channel 18 to the southeast of the tower? I have had a UHF/VHF antenna for years and assumed I would always need one.

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Am I interpreting this correctly, WESH is available on UHF channel 18 to the southeast of the tower? I have had a UHF/VHF antenna for years and assumed I would always need one.

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It depends on where you live. The WESH translator on RF-18 (shows up as 2.3, 2.4) is a lower powered station transmitting from Orange City in Volusia County. It has a decent coverage area (can pick it up here by Universal Studios), but again if one was to aim their UHF antenna towards it, it could very easily compromise reception for the other Orlando stations out on east Colonial.
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Hey there, brand new antenna user here with the (seemingly standard) WESH/NBC issue.

I live in Viera (near some of the other Brevard/Space Coast folks here)

I tried with a Leaf 50 last night and could get everything but WESH and WDSC. I picked up a Mohu Air 60 (which I assume is a Best Buy specific model of the Sky 60?) in the hopes that I might have some luck. Due to the way my room is arranged, I had to order a separate digital hdmi tuner, as when I do the attic drop, it'll have to go on the opposite side of the room my tv is in (long story). Anyways, I won't be able to get into my attic till tomorrow but I'm wondering if the Air 60 I got will be enough to get me WESH, or if I should just run to home depot and get the Winegard Freevision one with the Boost XT Preamp.

any advice?

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Reading the Amazon reviews doesn't give good news.

I have this one and had it propped up against the wall in my bedroom and managed to get WESH and WDSC with no issues. I have it mounted outside now and get everything with very high signal strength: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Hey there, brand new antenna user here with the (seemingly standard) WESH/NBC issue.

I live in Viera (near some of the other Brevard/Space Coast folks here)

I tried with a Leaf 50 last night and could get everything but WESH and WDSC. I picked up a Mohu Air 60 (which I assume is a Best Buy specific model of the Sky 60?) in the hopes that I might have some luck. Due to the way my room is arranged, I had to order a separate digital hdmi tuner, as when I do the attic drop, it'll have to go on the opposite side of the room my tv is in (long story). Anyways, I won't be able to get into my attic till tomorrow but I'm wondering if the Air 60 I got will be enough to get me WESH, or if I should just run to home depot and get the Winegard Freevision one with the Boost XT Preamp.

any advice?
I have a Winegard Freevision with the LNA-200 amp. I'm very pleased with it. And it always easily pulled in WESH. I'm just a little south of you, in Melbourne - near Wickham Park. But I haven't been able to receive WESH/NBC (2-1) for the past week or two either.

So I don't think the problem is your antenna. I found the specs for the Leaf 50 on Amazon. They claim to cover lo-VHF, hi-VHF, and UHF. So you should be able to receive WESH 2.1 (real channel 11 - hi-VHF). Since TV Fool indicates that from our area we should pull it easily with an unamplified "set-top" antenna. We both have more-than-capable antennas mounted in our attics, so a different antenna won't help. I have been considering moving my antenna to a rooftop mount, I just haven't gotten around to it yet. Higher is always better, and the structure of the roof does block at least a little bit of the signal.

EDIT:

I found my problem. I have a Winegard LNA-200 amp. I had moved that to a homemade "Stealth Hawk" antenna I experimenting with that is mounted in a different area of the attic for the bedroom TV.

When I realized the wife wasn't using OTA TV in the bedroom - all roku, all the time - I decided to move the amp back to the Winegard Freevision antenna (family room TV). Unfortunately, I only moved back the power unit back. I left the actual amp connected to the bedroom antenna in the attic. When I moved that part back to the Freevision antenna - BOOM - WESH (2.1) is back.


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I tried with a Leaf 50 last night and could get everything but WESH and WDSC. I picked up a Mohu Air 60 (which I assume is a Best Buy specific model of the Sky 60?) in the hopes that I might have some luck.
Just checked on the Mohu site (http://www.gomohu.com) and the Leaf 50 only has a 20 mile range for VHF (which is where WESH 2-1 is). Since in Viera you're about 40 miles from the transmitter, that's your problem.

The Sky 60 on the other hand, has a best possible VHF range of 45 miles. So you may be able to catch WESH 2-1 on that.

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any advice?
Just checked on Amazon. The Mohu Sky 60 is listed at $114.99.

Based on personal experience and living in the same area, I can tell you that a Winegard Freevision with the Boost XT amp will work in an attic mount. At Home Depot, the Freevision antenna is $34.95 and the Boost XT amp is $44.97 for a total of $79.92. That's $35.07 cheaper that the Mohu Sky 60 antenna.

I'd go Winegard, but if you already have the Mohu mounted and running OK, I wouldn't bother swapping it out.
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Just as a followup, I finally got a setup that works getting all the channels. Stuck with the Boost XT preamp, and connected it to a Winegard 7694P Antenna in my attic. I get NBC and the WDSC channels that I was missing as well.
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My own followup.

I built a Single-Bay Gray-Hoverman (SBGH) antenna using directions from: http://www.diytvantennas.com/sbgh.php. I included the reflector element. It's easy to add and make a big difference.

Mounted it in the attic and hooked it up to the becroom TV (32" Plasma Samsung). As a UHF-only antenna, it picks up everything but WESH 2.1 (Real Channel = 11), the only VHF station in the Orlando-Daytona-Melbourne market. I plan on adding "Top Hat VHF Narods" in the future to pick up WESH.



For now though, in the UHF band it is markedly outperforming my Winegard Freevision antenna with a Boost XT amp. About half of the channels on the SBGH are at 100% signal strength and almost all the others are over 50%. So I get very strong performance on all channels.

Not bad considering I'm about 40 miles from the transmitters.
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WSWF 10 has changed some of their programing again.
10.1- Is still Rev'n
10.2- Has a black screen with No Video signal on the screen but the PSIP says ASN
10.3- BIZ TV
10.4-Jewrley TV
10.5- Info Co, which is infomercials
Don't know if ASN is American Sports Network, since O-Town doesn't have a Sinclair owned station, The Rabbit Ears listing is way out of date, Newsmax has been off since last year
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WSWF 10 has changed some of their programing again.
10.1- Is still Rev'n
10.2- Has a black screen with No Video signal on the screen but the PSIP says ASN
10.3- BIZ TV
10.4-Jewrley TV
10.5- Info Co, which is infomercials
Don't know if ASN is American Sports Network, since O-Town doesn't have a Sinclair owned station, The Rabbit Ears listing is way out of date, Newsmax has been off since last year
Updated accordingly.

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