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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-05-2015, 03:47 AM
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Posted By Digital Rules
Hmm, never thought WGAL would show up here with...

Hmm, never thought WGAL would show up here with an attic antenna @ a 90° angle.:confused: I guess that's it since there are no other 8's around.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-04-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,582,736
Posted By Digital Rules
I am seeing activity on RF8. WMDO must still be...

I am seeing activity on RF8. WMDO must still be on the air.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-04-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,582,736
Posted By Digital Rules
I wasn't seeing any whiffs of 8 this weekend. It...

I wasn't seeing any whiffs of 8 this weekend. It is never decodeable, but the Zenith converter would always see it before then.
Forum: Soundbars   05-01-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Digital Rules
Optical will sound fine & not make an audible...

Optical will sound fine & not make an audible difference with most soundbars. Just like component video will work just as well as HDMI for most video applications.(except 1080p)

I actually prefer...
Forum: Soundbars   04-25-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Digital Rules
The best sounding soundbar with built in sub...

The best sounding soundbar with built in sub under $200.00 is the Yamaha 1030 from Costco. The Bluetooth sounds great too.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Digital Rules
Exactly . . . . . . Lots and lots of...

Exactly . . . . . .

Lots and lots of multipath + CUTE indoor antenna=Lots of Frustration :(

Lots and lots of mutipath + REAL outdoor antenna= Lots of Ahhhhhh :)
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,496
Posted By Digital Rules
Can you post a TV Fool report with your exact...

Can you post a TV Fool report with your exact address?

A generic report shows more than enough signal for needing any amplification. Both TV & FM are quite strong.

Which Channel Master preamp...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Digital Rules
+1 on the HBU22 suggestion with NO amplifier. ...

+1 on the HBU22 suggestion with NO amplifier.

You need a REAL antenna, NOT a cute one.:)
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,496
Posted By Digital Rules
Nope, the problem is still there for many...

Nope, the problem is still there for many viewers. Too bad OTA can't buffer data like streaming video over the internet.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-15-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By Digital Rules
As long as you are using another device...

As long as you are using another device (soundbar, AV receiver . . .) for sound. The TV can't receive sound & picture from 2 different inputs.

If you want sound from the TV just use the RGB...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-08-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 465
Posted By Digital Rules
Careful, Solid Signal's site indicates the...

Careful, Solid Signal's site indicates the Y10-7-13 has been substituted with the CM-3016.:(

Summit Source seems to still have them, but would double check to make sure they haven't been...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-04-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By Digital Rules
+1 VERY NICE!! Great quality photo too. How...

+1 VERY NICE!! Great quality photo too.

How many driven elements does it have?
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-04-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 292
Posted By Digital Rules
If in your shoes, I would first replace the RS...

If in your shoes, I would first replace the RS antenna.

I suggest a Y10-7-13 for VHF & HBD91X(or similar)for UHF.

The 7698 would be a good choice for a combo antenna, but I much prefer...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-31-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Digital Rules
It really doesn't matter where you put the UVSJ....

It really doesn't matter where you put the UVSJ. I like to keep them indoors to protect from the weather.
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-31-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By Digital Rules
The Vizio tuner may be overloading from the...

The Vizio tuner may be overloading from the strong locals. Try attenuating the signal with an additional splitter before the Vizio. Had to do this with a Centronics tuner that suffered from the same...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-30-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 998
Posted By Digital Rules
Think of overload in terms of audio, not video. ...

Think of overload in terms of audio, not video.

Say you have an iPod connected to a larger stereo system that will be amplifying the sound. If the iPods output volume is too high, you will hear...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-28-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,582,736
Posted By Digital Rules
Hi doctorwiz, today is a good day to evaluate...

Hi doctorwiz, today is a good day to evaluate reception with the dry windy conditions. Are you seeing any dropouts or wild signal swings?
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-28-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 998
Posted By Digital Rules
Since you are already seeing weaker signals than...

Since you are already seeing weaker signals than channel 39, I doubt that you are currently seeing much if any overload. LP stations at that distance are a gamble, especially when on the weak side of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-27-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 998
Posted By Digital Rules
How about this RCA preamp...

How about this RCA preamp (https://www.google.com/search?q=rca+preamp&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=rca+preamp&tbm=shop&spd=6495355549900542731)?

I thought the 3414 was working well for you? That thing is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-27-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 14,064
Views: 1,582,736
Posted By Digital Rules
I wouldn't worry too much if you don't see any...

I wouldn't worry too much if you don't see any dropouts.

What is the lowest station on the TV Fool report you receive? Surprised you aren't seeing anything from WWTD-49, although it doesn't come...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-26-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14,064
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Posted By Digital Rules
Are you experiencing any drop-outs? Are you...

Are you experiencing any drop-outs? Are you seeing any of the low power DC stations like 25or 49?
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-23-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By Digital Rules
Shorter runs are OK with RG-59 as long as the...

Shorter runs are OK with RG-59 as long as the signal strength is sufficient. Most signal is lost from splitting, not the cable itself.

If there is a problem, Comcast will add an amplifier to...
Forum: Soundbars   03-23-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By Digital Rules
You can always buy a wireless bluetooth adaptor...

You can always buy a wireless bluetooth adaptor...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-23-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By Digital Rules
You will likely be fine, but if not the cable...

You will likely be fine, but if not the cable company should be able to install a booster if needed.

Our house was pre-wired with RG-59 for OTA TV & I can't tell the difference between the rooms...
Forum: Soundbars   03-22-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By Digital Rules
Yes, it has an RCA jack for adding an external...

Yes, it has an RCA jack for adding an external sub. It has more than enough bass for a townhouse or apartment. (unless someone doesn't care about their neighbors hearing thump/thump/thump through the...
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