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Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By rabbit73
If you want to know how close you are to the...

If you want to know how close you are to the Digital Cliff, insert a variable attenuator before the HDHR tuner, and monitor Signal Quality (SNR) and Symbol Quality (Inverse of Errors).

Increase...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By rabbit73
What antenna did you buy? Correct, except the...

What antenna did you buy?
Correct, except the part about where one of the three wires feeds two TVs to make a total of four.
You need to check that out to be sure that it is an ordinary splitter...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 129
Posted By rabbit73
Is this your report for Westmont, IL? ...

Is this your report for Westmont, IL?

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8e036def0fe71e
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-26-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=15025...

http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=15025 (http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=15025)
http://forum.tvfool.com/showpost.php?p=47526&postcount=1...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-24-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By rabbit73
The signal loss in the attic is difficult to...

The signal loss in the attic is difficult to predict. A metal roof, aluminum thermal barrier, aluminum siding, or stucco will block signals, as will trees or other buildings.

Try a Winegard...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-24-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the update. You should be able to get...

Thanks for the update. You should be able to get NBC just as easily as the others. Where is the antenna located inside? Have you tried different locations? Sometimes a change of location can make a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-24-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By rabbit73
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/14...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/1409080-note-put-your-location-title-all-antenna-threads-tvfool-info-1st-post.html

Please read the sticky and give us your location and a link to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-23-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12,988
Views: 1,053,844
Posted By rabbit73
Sometimes the sellers get the specs wrong. Here...

Sometimes the sellers get the specs wrong. Here is the Winegard spec sheet for the 7694:

http://www.skywalker.com/catalog/Manuals/WIN1051.pdf

(And sometimes even Winegard gets the beamwidths...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-23-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 12,988
Views: 1,053,844
Posted By rabbit73
For your location in Bolinas, CA, the real...

For your location in Bolinas, CA, the real channel numbers on your tvfool report determine what antenna is needed. If you don't need real channels 2-6, then you can use a smaller antenna.

Going...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By rabbit73
I agree. He should have added to his original...

I agree. He should have added to his original thread instead of starting a new thread; easier to help him.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By rabbit73
http://media2.comcast.net/anon.comcastonline2/supp...

http://media2.comcast.net/anon.comcastonline2/support/help/faqs/settopboxes/DCX3200p2_User_Guide.pdf
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By rabbit73
Same guy; now he needs to know the frequencies.

Same guy; now he needs to know the frequencies.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By rabbit73
Cable Television Channels vs Frequency in MHz ...

Cable Television Channels vs Frequency in MHz
http://eaglecomtronics.com/Cable_Television_Channel_-_Frequency_Chart.pdf

...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By rabbit73
Comcast info ...

Comcast info
http://www.dslreports.com/faq/comcasttv?text=1

many manuals are here
http://customer.xfinity.com/help-and-support/cable-tv/cable-box-user-manuals/

for example the Motorola...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By rabbit73
Have you asked on this thread? ...

Have you asked on this thread?
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/542401-comcast-technology-topic.html
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 222
Posted By rabbit73
What make and model number is the box?

What make and model number is the box?
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,435
Posted By rabbit73
Very likely. The last time I did a Google search...

Very likely. The last time I did a Google search I saw that the UK was way ahead of us on that problem. They have 4G LTE filters available, but here I could only find the Radio Shack filter.

...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 224
Posted By rabbit73
The signal loss in the attic is difficult to...

The signal loss in the attic is difficult to predict because of differences in construction.

If an outside antenna is not possible, and you are willing to experiment with the attic, a C4V or DB8E...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 224
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, we all want that for you, but with so many...

Yes, we all want that for you, but with so many factors involved we can't guarantee that will happen. You must understand that some experimentation will be required.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 224
Posted By rabbit73
That looks a little better; now WLAN-FM is only...

That looks a little better; now WLAN-FM is only 45 dB stronger than ABC. Try it with and without an FM filter, they are not expensive. WLAN-FM is coming from 282 degrees, not the south.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 224
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, the tvfool computer simulation takes into...

Yes, the tvfool computer simulation takes into consideration terrain obstructions but doesn't know about your trees or other buildings.

Those designations refer to terrain obstructions that...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 224
Posted By rabbit73
Based on a zip code FMFOOL report, you have some...

Based on a zip code FMFOOL report, you have some strong FM signals that might interfere with TV reception of WHTM ABC. An FM filter might be needed. See attachment or do your own FMFOOL report for...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 224
Posted By rabbit73
I don't think WGAL NBC real channel 51 is on the...

I don't think WGAL NBC real channel 51 is on the air because its construction permit expired and rabbitears.info doesn't list it.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WGAL...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-19-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 230
Posted By rabbit73
A preamp does more than just compensate for line loss

The length of the coax is certainly an important consideration in preamp selection because of signal attenuation, but a good preamp in the absence of strong local signals will also improve the Total...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 230
Posted By rabbit73
You already have a tower, an antenna, and a...

You already have a tower, an antenna, and a rotator. I think a 7777 is worth a try since you already were able to receive some channels and are willing to settle for only a few. Your UHF antenna...
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