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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-29-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By rabbit73
Welcome, John: The latest Panasonic Smart...

Welcome, John:

The latest Panasonic Smart TVs come with Freetime fitted as standard, brought to you by Freesat, which is satellite.
http://www.freetime.tv/ (http://www.freetime.tv/)

...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-28-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 506
Posted By rabbit73
It probably is, because the sub channels often...

It probably is, because the sub channels often have lower resolution to fit it in the same channel as the main channel (21.1).


Even Fox? If so, you lucked out. You might be able to avoid a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-28-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 506
Posted By rabbit73
OK, you have tried to split the difference, and...

OK, you have tried to split the difference, and aim for the middle, using worst case, but the results are less than satisfactory. You don't know what is causing the problem, so now you need to go...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 449
Posted By rabbit73
That's not for the VF, it's for the reflector...

That's not for the VF, it's for the reflector length. I will edit that post for clarity; thanks for calling it to my attention.
5540/12 = 461.7
VF compensation already incorporated in constant 5540...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 217
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, it would probably make FM weaker, but do you...

Yes, it would probably make FM weaker, but do you have any VHF-High signals you need to receive?
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 217
Posted By rabbit73
That might work. All 2-way splitters are rated...

That might work. All 2-way splitters are rated for UHF and VHF, but don't confuse it with a UVSJ which is also called a UFH/VHF combiner when you buy it.

Why do you want it to pass power if it is...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 217
Posted By rabbit73
The baluns in the older antennas were the ferrite...

The baluns in the older antennas were the ferrite core hybrid type that worked well for UHF and VHF. The baluns in the newer antennas are the printed circuit board type that work well for UHF, but...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 217
Posted By rabbit73
Don't do that; the two devices are not...

Don't do that; the two devices are not equivalent. Both antennas use a splitter in reverse as a combiner. A UHF/VHF combiner, AKA UVSJ, is a diplexer used to combine a UHF antenna with a VHF antenna.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 217
Posted By rabbit73
Pete Higgins tested one and has posted his...

Pete Higgins tested one and has posted his results on several forums.
http://www.highdefforum.com/local-hdtv-info-reception/141103-solid-signal-own-brand.html...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 449
Posted By rabbit73
A dipole antenna is bi-directional. ...

A dipole antenna is bi-directional.


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=682553&stc=1&d=1429829496
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 506
Posted By rabbit73
Alternative to Jointenna? ...

Alternative to Jointenna?
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/945821-alternative-jointenna.html (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/945821-alternative-jointenna.html)

...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16,371
Views: 2,852,842
Posted By rabbit73
"348* 44 miles is to the KOLR 10 antenna" doesn't...

"348* 44 miles is to the KOLR 10 antenna" doesn't seem to agree with your tvfool report.

Maybe you should redo your report using the interactive map feature of tvfool and move the teardrop cursor...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16,371
Views: 2,852,842
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, the 7698 would be harder to aim for a...

Yes, the 7698 would be harder to aim for a compromise azimuth.

What I had in mind was 1Edge an 2Edge and some known Roamio tuner problems.
http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=15025...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16,371
Views: 2,852,842
Posted By rabbit73
I suggest a Winegard HD7698P antenna and an...

I suggest a Winegard HD7698P antenna and an Antennas Direct Juice, RCA TVPRAMP1R, or Channel Master 7778 preamp. The Juice, which is resistant to overload, doesn't have an FM trap, so you need to add...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By rabbit73
The purists would say you should use a 75 0hm...

The purists would say you should use a 75 0hm termination cap, but it usually doesn't make much difference:
https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=75+ohm+f+terminator+cap...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,859
Posted By rabbit73
The stated insertion loss for the HLSJ is from...

The stated insertion loss for the HLSJ is from 0.5 dB for the ZHLSJ from Solid Signal and Pico (freqs not stated) to 0.7 dB of the Holland for the high port at 170 to 600 MHz.
What is B&M?


I...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,859
Posted By rabbit73
The "best" FM filter (AKA FM trap or FM band...

The "best" FM filter (AKA FM trap or FM band elimination filter) for you depends upon your particular TV and FM signals, as shown on your tvfool and fmfool reports. The filters listed on Amazon don't...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-19-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By rabbit73
What kind of AC voltage measurements do you get? ...

What kind of AC voltage measurements do you get?

Leakage current maybe?

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showpost.php?p=1457594&postcount=1022...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-19-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By rabbit73
Forum member Trip in VA would probably know the...

Forum member Trip in VA would probably know the answer.
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/73574-trip-in-va.html (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/73574-trip-in-va.html)
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,859
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for making the test. Looks like you found...

Thanks for making the test. Looks like you found the Diagnostics Screen and the Sony is doing as well as can be expected.
HA HA! Good one artur9.:)

But it is good enough for testing. Since your...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,687
Posted By rabbit73
Nicholas Goss: Your shielding tests are...

Nicholas Goss:

Your shielding tests are getting closer and closer to a Faraday Cage as you see improvement with your interference problem:

What is a Faraday Cage and do you need it?...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,882
Posted By rabbit73
This is your tvfool report for your estimated...

This is your tvfool report for your estimated location (http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3df1f0147309a88d)

You never did post your tvfool report AFAIK, so I hope my...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,882
Posted By rabbit73
OK, I think I got it. Chuck's diagram is correct,...

OK, I think I got it. Chuck's diagram is correct, if you can keep the power inserters in the places indicated. If you want a power inserter after the second jointenna and just before the TV instead,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,859
Posted By rabbit73
holl_ands: How do you feel about Pete...

holl_ands:

How do you feel about Pete Putman's adjacent channel interference-from-FM theory?
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,859
Posted By rabbit73
I couldn't find a CNET review like that, but I...

I couldn't find a CNET review like that, but I did find an Amazon review:
http://www.amazon.com/review/RVJ0WKIMWY1PP

I think he is wrong.

Other people are also having trouble:
How to...
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