AVS | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews - Search Results
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!


Showing results 1 to 25 of 2815
Search took 0.86 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: ProjectSHO89
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-04-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Maybe the old readings were wrong... Maybe they...

Maybe the old readings were wrong... Maybe they cheapened the cable and made it less efficient. Dunno...

Anyway, about 5-6 dB attenuation/per 100' is pretty much the accepted norm for planning...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-04-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Hmmmm.... A 2006 catalog A 2015...

Hmmmm.... A 2006 catalog




A 2015 datasheet.

Maybe they did, they had 9 years... :)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-04-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 378,280
Posted By ProjectSHO89
TV stations have been turning off the M/H feed...

TV stations have been turning off the M/H feed across the country and almost no one has noticed since almost no one was watching it.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Screen saver from a DVD player, probably. ...

Screen saver from a DVD player, probably.



Just lucky, I suppose.



Probably a new station run by a nickel and dime new operator and they either don't know what they're doing or they're...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-28-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 449
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Try www.summitsource.com They're probably the...

Try www.summitsource.com They're probably the only online dealer who still shows that they have inventory in stock. Once those and the smaller Y5 version are sold out, the only high VHF antenna...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-28-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16,371
Views: 2,853,042
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Nah, it's nothing like that (or as interesting). ...

Nah, it's nothing like that (or as interesting).

Hedge firm Standard General, who had loaned Radio Shack most of its debt, also owns a Sprint sales affiliate, General Wireless. It boiled down to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10,789
Views: 1,053,945
Posted By ProjectSHO89
No one knowledgeable has tested or examined that...

No one knowledgeable has tested or examined that antenna that I know of. Lots of marketing fluff and reviews from bloggers (who are generally clueless about what makes a good antenna vs. what makes...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,344
Posted By ProjectSHO89
The code book says something like "as straight a...

The code book says something like "as straight a line as practical" or something like that. You really need to just look it up. Section 810.21 IIRC. You're on your own to interpret how much might...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,570
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Maybe you now know why they went bankrupt!

Maybe you now know why they went bankrupt!
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 222
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Here's some comparisons.... Both antennas...

Here's some comparisons....

Both antennas comes with a reversed splitter that serves as the combiner for the two panels. The unit on the HDB8X is a pretty cheap one, the one on the DB8e is a very...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9,765
Views: 643,690
Posted By ProjectSHO89
hey, that ain't funny!

hey, that ain't funny!
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16,371
Views: 2,853,042
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Your signals probably are not strong enough to...

Your signals probably are not strong enough to cause amplifier overload.

Most likely, it's the maple tree's fault. Move either the antenna or the tree and try again.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,913
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Looking at the data sheet for the AD 3 element FM...

Looking at the data sheet for the AD 3 element FM antenna, http://www.antennasdirect.com/cmss_files/attachmentlibrary/FM3.pdf, that one should do very well on channel 6. Calculated gain is better...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-14-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By ProjectSHO89
According to this review from October 13, the Air...

According to this review from October 13, the Air contains a Flatwave element with a set of reflector wires behind it and a built-in amplifier module.

Full review; ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-07-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 466
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Solid Signal still has a dozen or so in stock...

Solid Signal still has a dozen or so in stock according to their Amazon listing.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-07-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 466
Posted By ProjectSHO89
None of Denny's antennas are a match for your...

None of Denny's antennas are a match for your location.

I'd stick with a two antenna system rather than a 14' long combo Your odds of getting VHF 9 are particularly poor, so it makes sense to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-06-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 466
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Skip that particular Winegard antenna. ...

Skip that particular Winegard antenna.

Getting a Fox station is going to be VERY problematic.

You have two Fox stations in the area. WALA is 70 miles away towards Mobile and WPGX is 73 miles...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-04-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 482
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Website: ...

Website: http://www.heywhatsthat.com/profiler.html It's user interface is kind of clunky, but once you figure it out, it's pretty handy.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-04-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16,371
Views: 2,853,042
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Sure enough, I missed that.... Doh!

Sure enough, I missed that....

Doh!
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-04-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 482
Posted By ProjectSHO89
That channel 7 on the plot is a local PBS...

That channel 7 on the plot is a local PBS translator, not channel 7 out of DC.

I think you're spinning your wheels on a project that cannot succeed.

Using the lan/lon coordinates in post #1...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-03-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16,371
Views: 2,853,042
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Look closer. He also has REAL channels 2, 4, &...

Look closer. He also has REAL channels 2, 4, & 5 on his report, all low power, low VHF stations from NYC. He needs to clarify what he wants by the station call letters instead of just throwing out...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-03-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By ProjectSHO89
The station are only 50 degrees apart. Piece of...

The station are only 50 degrees apart. Piece of cake for a wide beamwidth antenna and that eliminates screwing around with switches, rotors, and the like.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-03-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Is K12PO, translator for KUSI in San Diego, even...

Is K12PO, translator for KUSI in San Diego, even on the air, analog or digital? They were last issued an authorization is 2011 for digital operation, but they've never filed an LTC application...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-03-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Probably doomed to failure, especially using a...

Probably doomed to failure, especially using a common splitter, but give it a try.

You'd probably be far better off starting from scratch with a DB4e. It has a wide enough beam width on UHF to...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-02-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By ProjectSHO89
It might be the tuner wants a stronger signal or...

It might be the tuner wants a stronger signal or it might want a weaker signal. You can install an attenuator to intentionally weaken the signal or a small line amp to boost the signal power.
...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 2815

 
Forum Jump: