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post #6721 of 6737 Old 02-26-2016, 09:16 AM
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Didn't notice any, but more details might be helpful: Video?
Audio? Channel(s)?
Video pixelation (sp?) and audio drop outs on most channels. PBS had no issues. Reception was much better this morning. I assume the heavy winds had something to do with it.

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Video pixelation (sp?) and audio drop outs on most channels. PBS had no issues. Reception was much better this morning. I assume the heavy winds had something to do with it.
Sounds more isolated to individuals. I'm on the C.O. near Cox High School. As I said I saw no problems (And the winds were worse Wednesday Night)
About the most we can do as customers (and I don't want to sound like the agent when you call) is check for loose connections at the ONT. I'm of the belief that connections should all be checked/tightened periodically.
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Tweaking the antenna today, 33.1 keeps dropping out. I need this channel so the ball and chain is happy. Going to try another location in the attic. My 4228 should be enough of an antenna to pick all the 270 deg channels. Anybody using a Yagi?

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Most drop out are 33.1 and 15.1. The antenna is only about 16' in the air. I suspect my neighbor's tree may be in the way. Better option may be a Yagi on the chimney.

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Tweaking the antenna today, 33.1 keeps dropping out. I need this channel so the ball and chain is happy. Going to try another location in the attic. My 4228 should be enough of an antenna to pick all the 270 deg channels. Anybody using a Yagi?
Your 4228 is a great antenna. Try moving it (not turning it) a few inches...

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Problem solved...My usual routine on Sunday morning is listen to FM on my 2 channel system, wow no reception I wonder why? Then I realize when I attached the antenna to my TV network I connected the $3 radio shack FM T antenna. Most of my cables run under the insulation, I guess I picked the wrong one. A quick trip to the attic this afternoon verified my mistake. FM is back online and the TV reception is crystal clear. 90% of the time the FM T did a great job, all the major networks always came in clear.

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Problem solved...My usual routine on Sunday morning is listen to FM on my 2 channel system, wow no reception I wonder why? Then I realize when I attached the antenna to my TV network I connected the $3 radio shack FM T antenna. Most of my cables run under the insulation, I guess I picked the wrong one. A quick trip to the attic this afternoon verified my mistake. FM is back online and the TV reception is crystal clear. 90% of the time the FM T did a great job, all the major networks always came in clear.
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Anybody else no picking up 43.1?

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Anybody else no picking up 43.1?
WAVY and WVBT and all its low power stations are off the air OTA. For providers that get the WAVY/WVBT signal via fiber are probably still getting a picture...

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WAVY and WVBT and all its low power stations are off the air OTA. For providers that get the WAVY/WVBT signal via fiber are probably still getting a picture...
Just posted on WAVY's website... http://wavy.com/2016/03/19/wavywvbt-...r-maintenance/

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Thanks for the update. Looks like they will be back later today. Fox is showing the Passion live, being done in downtown New Orleans Sunday night. I have never been one for musicals, was blown away by Grease. Totally live, no retakes, running 16 sound stages. This one is going to be outside in downtown NO, something weird has to happen.

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13.1, .2 & .3 have been an on going issue. Tuned into the NBA playoffs and kept dropping out. Freaked out and hit the attic, tweeked the set up a little, leaned the antenna back about 20 deg. Now looking good, fingers crossed.


Update, 13.1 is fine 10.1 is gone, back to the attic when it cools down. This 4228 is as big as a pallet, all the channels are in the same place not that far away. I don't understand why so many issues.

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!0 is back, but 43 still has no signal. Anyone else getting 43? Is there still a problem with their antenna?
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!0 is back, but 43 still has no signal. Anyone else getting 43? Is there still a problem with their antenna?
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Nothing from 45.3, but do have a signal from 29.3. It's weak (signals vary wildly, strengths in the 30-42 range, quality 2-86%. It's not watchable now, hopefully it's the weather. Fox 43's signal was always the weakest of the four majors here, but usually good enough to watch using a big outdoor UHF/VHF antenna located in my attic, or a small uhf antenna on a balcony. Of course 13 doesn't work with the latter now.

Location: southern Corolla, about 144 degrees/53 miles from the antenna.

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Is this antenna attached to a pole in your attic? If not, moving it around just a few inches can make a huge difference. I remember when I had my antenna first installed on a pole in my attic I would get WAVY or WVBT NOT both. I took it off of the pole and sat it on top of some Rubbermaid containers. Made a HUGE difference...

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Is this antenna attached to a pole in your attic? If not, moving it around just a few inches can make a huge difference. I remember when I had my antenna first installed on a pole in my attic I would get WAVY or WVBT NOT both. I took it off of the pole and sat it on top of some Rubbermaid containers. Made a HUGE difference...
Thanks for the suggestion. I put it up there 14 years ago when I was 68, so I'm out of the climbing (no attic steps) through that hole in the ceiling business! If I can I get a volunteer, we'll try it. May have to wait for my next satellite touchup to get someone up there. I liked ota because their signal was excellent. And it's still good, but everyone has now added the subchannels, so it isn't what it used to be to me.

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