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Forum: HDTV Technical   07-27-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 18,177
Posted By holl_ands
Perhaps you need to get CABLE or...

Perhaps you need to get CABLE or DIRECT-TV.....but you have to have the RIGHT complement of equipments...incl UDTV with latest S/W...which might NOT be compatible with DirecTV equipments (read the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-27-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 18,177
Posted By holl_ands
NBC will originate 4K (and other) signals from a...

NBC will originate 4K (and other) signals from a Studio set up at Copacabana Beach and uplink them so that they end up on the new NBC 4K Channel(s) on the C-Band Satellites that feed ALL Cable...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-27-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 137
Posted By holl_ands
I strongly disagree with Calaveras comment "It...

I strongly disagree with Calaveras comment "It must be true line-of-sight"....lots of people regularly receive 1Edge and 2Edge signals.....
TVFool Calculations INCLUDE the extra Loss caused by the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-26-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 137
Posted By holl_ands
1) Since Eclipse is UHF, I'm not surprised by...

1) Since Eclipse is UHF, I'm not surprised by what you DO NOT Receive....i.e. Ch2-13.

2) To TEST whether Eclipse is good or not, try replacing it with some OTHER kind of Antenna, such as cheap...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-26-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,545
Views: 427,460
Posted By holl_ands
BTW: WATC (Ch41) is ALSO in the opposite...

BTW: WATC (Ch41) is ALSO in the opposite direction...but it's so strong it's likely to come in anyway...although MULTIPATH COULD be excessive....so try up to +/- 20-deg pointing angle away from...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-24-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By holl_ands
We can give you better recommendations re use of...

We can give you better recommendations re use of Preamp AND Distribution Amp if you provide the RESULTS URL [at top of your browser] after generating your TVFool Report. Is the Antenna mounted...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-19-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 346
Posted By holl_ands
Yup, REFRACTION is the GRADUAL BENDING of the...

Yup, REFRACTION is the GRADUAL BENDING of the Radio Signal as it passes THROUGH miles and miles of "thick" Atmosphere near the Earth's Surface. The Refractive Index varies with Temperature, which in...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-19-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 200,656
Posted By holl_ands
4K is hardly any threat to Bandwidth Consumption...

4K is hardly any threat to Bandwidth Consumption TODAY and probably not for another FIVE YEARS before there is a SIGNIFICANT number of 4K Channels....
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-19-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 200,656
Posted By holl_ands
I think the PRIMARY Reason PQ has suffered is...

I think the PRIMARY Reason PQ has suffered is because they are offering TONS MORE HD Content (Linear as well as VOD/PPV) and they've bitten off more than they can chew....esp. after adoption of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-19-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By holl_ands
Answer to your original question re SURGE...

Answer to your original question re SURGE PROTECTION FOR COAX:
http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/186-antenna-research-development/157959-dbgh-attic-antenna-side-side-2.html#post1463911
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-19-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 346
Posted By holl_ands
We should always remember to use the TVFool...

We should always remember to use the TVFool predictions knowing that they are a very crude STATISTICAL ESTIMATE and for any given location can vary quite a bit from ACTUAL signal levels....the only...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-19-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 346
Posted By holl_ands
I agree with above recommendations, but would NOT...

I agree with above recommendations, but would NOT recommend A-D 91XG compared to A-D DB-8e, since the latter has 2 dB higher Gain on Ch21/22/33 (NBC/PBS/ABC):...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-17-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 200,656
Posted By holl_ands
I'm not exactly sure WHAT COMCAST implemented in...

I'm not exactly sure WHAT COMCAST implemented in each Location....both are possible.....which is why I revised the post....
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-17-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 200,656
Posted By holl_ands
Cable Headend is at the beginning of the...

Cable Headend is at the beginning of the FIBRE-OPTIC Distribution Network....in San Diego I think that there are only TWO or THREE in the entire County....one for TWC (maybe TWO, since North County...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-17-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 200,656
Posted By holl_ands
NO....the "Cable Headend" refers to the various...

NO....the "Cable Headend" refers to the various Cable and Video MANAGEMENT Processors and Mass Storage Arrays, the combined OUTPUT consisting of a very high data rate digital signals that drive each...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-16-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 200,656
Posted By holl_ands
DOCSIS 1.0/2.0 and older STB/DVR's were limited...

DOCSIS 1.0/2.0 and older STB/DVR's were limited to 54-864 MHz Operation [Up to 135 Analog and/or QAM Channels]....and current DOCSIS 3.0 compatible Cable Modems and Next Gen STB/DVR's [typically...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-13-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By holl_ands
TV displays the Resolution of the INPUT Signal...

TV displays the Resolution of the INPUT Signal [which can VARY] and Displays in whatever is the NATIVE Resolution of the DTV/HDTV/UDTV....which doesn't NEED to be Displayed to the User, since it is...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-12-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By holl_ands
We need to see your TVFool Results URL before we...

We need to see your TVFool Results URL before we can recommend a suitable Preamp....
BTW: RG-11 Direct Burial Coax has significantly lower Loss...shop around for the best price:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-11-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By holl_ands
The simple Hi-VHF Dipole in the A-D C2V isn't...

The simple Hi-VHF Dipole in the A-D C2V isn't much better than simple Rabbit-Ears.

The fairly expensive Antennas Direct C5 is about the only commercial Hi-VHF Antenna with significantly more Gain...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-06-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 501
Posted By holl_ands
I can't see how the two "DB-4" are...

I can't see how the two "DB-4" are Interconnected.....can you draw a diagram....or cite a reference????
Actually the 4-Bay Dimensions in the above Figure are for the much Larger (and Better) M4...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-05-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,003
Posted By holl_ands
Thanks...I fixed the "typo". Yes...too many...

Thanks...I fixed the "typo".

Yes...too many different versions....and you are still confused: Post 11 is the 75-ohm MTM Design, which is INFERIOR (NOT Optimized) to the two OPTIMIZED Designs I...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-04-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,003
Posted By holl_ands
CH22 11-ELEMENT FD-YAGI, 300-OHMS per K7MEM: ...

CH22 11-ELEMENT FD-YAGI, 300-OHMS per K7MEM:

FYI: I just uploaded 4nec2 Results for subject Antenna, based on rabbit73's Post#3, second Attachment (last Image in the Webpage):...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-02-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,003
Posted By holl_ands
Although I usually use inches, since MTM used...

Although I usually use inches, since MTM used centimeters, I've tried to use cm's in the 4nec2 Files (and mm's in Images to avoid the decimal point) throughout this Ch22 Yagi investigation.......
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-01-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 265,662
Posted By holl_ands
My Samsung UDTV (and many other UDTV's) already...

My Samsung UDTV (and many other UDTV's) already have the HARDWARE to process H.265 (HVEC) using a High-Speed Decoder Chip....but MAY or MIGHT NOT have the PROCESSOR CHIP to Decode OFDM signals [would...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-30-2016, 01:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By holl_ands
Someone in Canada should comment re whether Bell...

Someone in Canada should comment re whether Bell Sat signals are compatible with OTA/SAT Diplexers [i.e. Frequencies do NOT overlap].....also need to know various cable length approximations....
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