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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-27-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 129
Posted By Jake V
The Mohu Leaf is not exactly the word's best...

The Mohu Leaf is not exactly the word's best antenna. Rather than try to combine two together you'd be better off getting the proper antenna for your location. I recommend going over to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-22-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By Jake V
Go to TVFool.com and follow the directions to...

Go to TVFool.com and follow the directions to make a TV Fool Report for her address. It will show you the stations that you can receive at that location as well as the signal strength. That is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-07-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By Jake V
I recommend going to TVFool.com. Prepare a TV...

I recommend going to TVFool.com. Prepare a TV Fool Report for the expected height of your antenna and then post it on the forum there. The people here are great, but that forum is dedicated to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-18-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Jake V
Could be anything. Are you running any electrical...

Could be anything. Are you running any electrical equipment at that time? Is your neighbor? If you look LOS (Line-of-Sight) from your antenna towards the tv towers what is in the way that could cause...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-08-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,493
Views: 370,325
Posted By Jake V
1. The ANT-751 is not the best antenna for your...

1. The ANT-751 is not the best antenna for your location and signals.
2. Your NBC station (WTAJ - Real Channel 22) is at 207 degrees. I'd get a compass and point your antenna in that direction and...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-28-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Jake V
You'll probably get a response at the forum at...

You'll probably get a response at the forum at TVFool.com Make sure to include your TVFool report so that respondents can tell what is possible at your location.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-17-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14,251
Views: 1,598,116
Posted By Jake V
FCC regulations specifically prohibit HOA's from...

FCC regulations specifically prohibit HOA's from regulating antennas that are less than 12' above the roof line. Regular TV antenna length is not limited, but reading is generally that if you are in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-16-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Jake V
What kind of new antenna did you install? Provide...

What kind of new antenna did you install? Provide the model number. And check the specifications to see if it provides support for VHF-HI.

What was the model of your old antenna? Why did you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-08-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14,251
Views: 1,598,116
Posted By Jake V
WJLA-7 (ABC, real channel 7) is "yellow" and...

WJLA-7 (ABC, real channel 7) is "yellow" and WTTG-5 (Fox, real channel 36) is "red", meaning that it would be more difficult to get Channel 5 with an attic antenna.

I'm not an antenna expert...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-08-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14,251
Views: 1,598,116
Posted By Jake V
String, It's impossible to make a suggestion...

String,

It's impossible to make a suggestion without seeing your TV Fool Report. If you're in a hole or at the bottom of a hill the recommendation can be very different than it would be on top of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-08-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14,251
Views: 1,598,116
Posted By Jake V
String, 1) Go to http://www.tvfool.com ...

String,

1) Go to http://www.tvfool.com

2) Then go to http://www.tvfool.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29 , enter your information and antenna height, and click "Find Local Channels". ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-07-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14,251
Views: 1,598,116
Posted By Jake V
AVkurt,   Go to tvfool.com, click on "TV...

AVkurt,
 
Go to tvfool.com, click on "TV Signal Locator" and enter your address and then post the link here. You might also post it on the Forum at tvfool.com - they have several really...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-27-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 444,535
Posted By Jake V
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by 01-7700 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/123548/portland-me-hdtv/4980#post_24653316)
Looks like here in Gardiner all I can expect...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 444,535
Posted By Jake V
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by icerabbit http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/123548/portland-me-hdtv/4980#post_24583109)


Does CBMT carry different programming?...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-08-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 444,535
Posted By Jake V
If you're contacting Time Warner please suggest...

If you're contacting Time Warner please suggest they start carrying CBMT-DT (CBC) from Montreal. It offers alternate programming from a Canadian perspective. All of the Time Warner service areas...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-25-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14,251
Views: 1,598,116
Posted By Jake V
I posted this already over at   ...

I posted this already over at
 
http://www.avsforum.com/t/1496231/need-antenna-recommendation-for-northern-virginia#post_23875872
 
but was told to also post it here.  
 
I would like an...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-25-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Jake V
 Thanks to both ProjectSHO89 and pamajestic...


Thanks to both ProjectSHO89 and pamajestic for their posts. I'll also post this over in the W/B forum.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-24-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Jake V
Thanks!   Hmmmmm....   The HBU-22 has a...

Thanks!
 
Hmmmmm....
 
The HBU-22 has a 70" boom length, the 33 has an 80".
The Winegard 7694 has a 78" boom length, 7696 has a 99".
 
I need to go up into the attic to see if there is enough...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   10-23-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By Jake V
I would like an antenna recommendation for attic...

I would like an antenna recommendation for attic installation (attic first because there is already a coax cable available from there to the tv).
 
TV Fool:...
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