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Forum: HDTV Technical   03-28-2017, 11:00 AM
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Posted By rabbit73
Right, so don't do that; just don't use the UVSJ....

Right, so don't do that; just don't use the UVSJ. The low port of the HLSJ will pass VHF-Low and block VHF-High and UHF. The high port of the HLSJ will block VHF-Low and pass VHF-High AND UHF. ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-27-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,114
Posted By rabbit73
It takes DC. The subC NiCd cells are usually...

It takes DC.
The subC NiCd cells are usually 2200mAhr, so the charging current would be 220 mA for an overnight charge. If your battery pack doesn't hold a charge, you can have a new pack made or do...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-27-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By rabbit73
The report doesn't look as good 8 kilometers...

The report doesn't look as good 8 kilometers north of 1A. This is the new section of the housing development by Lake Cochrane, which is a little less than 8 kilometers north:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-26-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,114
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Chuckk1 Welcome to the forum ...

Hello, Chuckk1

Welcome to the forum

I am not familiar with the blonde tongue fms-10. Are you sure you don't mean the Blonder Tongue FSM-10? FSM short for Field Strength Meter. I had a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-26-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By rabbit73
That type of connection can be quite reliable if...

That type of connection can be quite reliable if done properly. An example would be the punch-down connection used for telephone wiring....
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-26-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By rabbit73
I agree; that is a weakness in the design. There...

I agree; that is a weakness in the design. There aren't too many medium gain combo antennas left to choose from, and you did specify Winegard. The HD7694P seems to perform well, and a few people do...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
It would be OK for a test because it covers all...

It would be OK for a test because it covers all three TV bands, but the missing elements probably reduce its performance. It should be replaced.
If you make a test using the ULTRAtenna and new coax,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16,628
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Posted By rabbit73
Your tvfool report for reference because we are...

Your tvfool report for reference because we are on a new page:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de6a42a129acd72
Image of report in attachment for use when the tvfool...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 16,628
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Posted By rabbit73
I think you are seeing the correct pattern. Some...

I think you are seeing the correct pattern. Some of the channels you want are very weak, so a lot of antenna gain will be needed because you will not be able to use much preamp gain because it will...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the photos of the old antenna and...

Thanks for the photos of the old antenna and other information. The antenna looks like it covers all three bands.

Where is the antenna located in the photos? Is that where the antenna was located...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
The EXTREMEtenna 80 is not suitable because it is...

The EXTREMEtenna 80 is not suitable because it is also primarily a UHF antenna.

The Advantage 100 does cover all three TV bands, so it would include WOI ABC, real channel 5, but it might be bigger...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
John is correct. The ULTRAtenna60, AKA 4221HD, is...

John is correct. The ULTRAtenna60, AKA 4221HD, is not suitable for
WHO NBC, real channel 13, a VHF-High channel
KCCI CBS, real channel 8, VHF-High
KDIN PBS, real channel 11, VHF-High
WOI ABC,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
There have been some problems with the CM7777HD...

There have been some problems with the CM7777HD amp. Which gain setting are you using?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2040345&stc=1&d=1490119843
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
Can you tell us more about the old antenna? Were...

Can you tell us more about the old antenna? Were you using a preamp with the old antenna?
We are trying to figure out what went wrong; you should be doing better.

What channels did you get...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, rmorman Welcome to the forum. Thank...

Hello, rmorman

Welcome to the forum. Thank you for the Perry, IA report image, your coordinates, and the short link. The short link, ending in 9eae, gives this report:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-20-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By rabbit73
Manual ...

Manual

https://voxxintl.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/230564688--VH226F-User-s-Manual-

Page 5
Re-Calibrating the Rotator

This antenna rotator comes from the factory calibrated
and ready to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-18-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
I call your attention to the sticky that says: ...

I call your attention to the sticky that says:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/1409080-note-put-your-location-title-all-antenna-threads-tvfool-info-1st-post.html

You can do a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-18-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Banana boat Welcome to the forum. ...

Hello, Banana boat

Welcome to the forum.

He primarily does computer modeling of antennas, but there is no harm in asking holl_ands.

Maybe if we chat a little, you will have enough posts to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-17-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
There is even more fine print to cover them if it...

There is even more fine print to cover them if it doesn't work:
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-17-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16,628
Views: 2,892,715
Posted By rabbit73
That's what it looks like, but they have added an...

That's what it looks like, but they have added an LTE filter.
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-17-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By rabbit73
I think you will be OK. You wrote 0.40" but their...

I think you will be OK. You wrote 0.40" but their PDF says 0.040"; see the difference? One is 10x bigger than the other. Just a typo, isn't it?


Their PDF:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By rabbit73
Huh? Where does it say that? The most suitable...

Huh? Where does it say that? The most suitable coax for you is RG6 that has a center conductor of 18 gauge, 0.040" diameter.
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By rabbit73
That is a coax surge protector, not a grounding...

That is a coax surge protector, not a grounding block. Of its type, it is a good one and is popular.

The NEC only requires a grounding block, AKA ADU.

A grounding block only grounds the coax...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By rabbit73
That is the same as the CM3414 with a different...

That is the same as the CM3414 with a different label. PCT International bought out Channel Master.
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 281
Posted By rabbit73
I saw one of your posts with a photo of the stove...

I saw one of your posts with a photo of the stove and your cat with the glowing eyes. I laughed out load when you said your former cat tasted like chicken (a line by Mick Dundee from an Aussie...
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