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Forum: HDTV Technical   07-06-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By holl_ands
Yes, that is the MCM FM Filter I cited above. ...

Yes, that is the MCM FM Filter I cited above.

Excellent Performance Measurements can be found here:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/1431548-fm-filter.html#post29973297
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-05-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By holl_ands
The new crop of new "FLAT" Antennas are very...

The new crop of new "FLAT" Antennas are very inefficient in the Hi-VHF Band and are even too small for the UHF Band. If you still have it, try the Terk HDTVa with the Rabbit-Ears extended to about...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-05-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By holl_ands
You mentioned TWO different Samsung model...

You mentioned TWO different Samsung model numbers...turns out the Samsung Installation Manuals say that BOTH of them use 4 each M4 x L14 screws:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-04-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By holl_ands
You can use "HDMI Wireless Extenders" between the...

You can use "HDMI Wireless Extenders" between the OTA Tuner and the HDTV....and if CEC (Remote Control via HDMI) doesn't work, a pair of IR Transmitters/Receivers.

PS: AT&T Uverse offers Wireless...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-02-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,089
Posted By holl_ands
I monitor the Standard Deviations (double click...

I monitor the Standard Deviations (double click the *.nec.opt_log file when all are under 1/4-in) to know when I can Terminate the Optimization Window (CTRL-C and may need to repeat a few...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-01-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 226
Posted By holl_ands
It's equally likely that you have a problem (or...

It's equally likely that you have a problem (or problems) in your Fibre-Optic Network....which requires it's own set of Test Equipment:
http://www.thefoa.org/tech/guides/TT3.pdf
Note that CLEANING...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-30-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 128
Posted By holl_ands
In most cases, AT&T's Uverse signal is delivered...

In most cases, AT&T's Uverse signal is delivered to the HOUSE via POTS (Plain Old Telephone System) wiring, consisting of Two Copper Wire Pairs [1 Mbps Data Rate coming "soon"]. AT&T's NID (Network...
Forum: Remote Control Area   06-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By holl_ands
Poor Battery contacts or low Batteries in the...

Poor Battery contacts or low Batteries in the R/C's????
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-20-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,089
Posted By holl_ands
FYI: I re-ran an Optimization on the FF4 (NO...

FYI: I re-ran an Optimization on the FF4 (NO Refl) with Enclosed Bowtie Mod....performance in UHF and Hi-VHF Bands was within 0.2 dB of the original Optimized FF4....with closely matching...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-20-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,089
Posted By holl_ands
When you go "Off-The-Menu" bad things can happen....

When you go "Off-The-Menu" bad things can happen. I found some problems in your "FF4" with the Enclosed Triangle Bowties.....Enclosing the Bowties degrades UHF Frequency Response on the upper...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-19-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,089
Posted By holl_ands
Since the M4 (10x9.5) with FLAT Screen Grid...

Since the M4 (10x9.5) with FLAT Screen Grid Reflector rolls off by 1 dB on 698 MHz, I never posted results for that alternative....the M4 (9.5x9) size is better.

You didn't say what size Reflector...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-19-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,089
Posted By holl_ands
Since the M4 (10x9.5) with FLAT Screen Grid...

Since the M4 (10x9.5) with FLAT Screen Grid Reflector rolls off by 1 dB on 698 MHz, I never posted results for that alternative....the M4 (9.5x9) size is better.

You didn't say what size Reflector...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-16-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By holl_ands
HDCP Revocation is only performed at the SOURCE,...

HDCP Revocation is only performed at the SOURCE, such as DVD Player or STB, which can compare the DTV's Public Key to a list of TABOO devices and then simply doesn't output the video data stream. ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-10-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,339
Views: 1,475,769
Posted By holl_ands
Numerous OTA Antenna Comparison Tests are...

Numerous OTA Antenna Comparison Tests are summarized in this thread, which includes my recommendations:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-10-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By holl_ands
What you have is very similar to the fol. Channel...

What you have is very similar to the fol. Channel Master CM-3679 Crossfire Antenna (I don't have pictures of CM-3674 and a few others):
http://www.starkelectronic.com/cm3679.htm
So performance...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-05-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 468
Posted By holl_ands
Small Clarification re Terminology: SPURious...

Small Clarification re Terminology:
SPURious Free Dynamic Range (SFDR) is the difference between the Strongest Signal and the 3rd Order Intermod Noise SPURS, hence the name, where the level of the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-05-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By holl_ands
I wouldn't be so quick to eliminate the Coax...

I wouldn't be so quick to eliminate the Coax Downlead as the source of the problem. Just one stray shield wire making intermittent connection to the center wire could be difficult to "catch" with a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-05-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 346
Posted By holl_ands
Since Attic Locations typically have 13 dB +/- 7...

Since Attic Locations typically have 13 dB +/- 7 dB (or more) Loss compared to Outdoor Antenna, your TV signal levels MAY BE within the existing (unidentified) RCA Preamp's (unknown) Dynamic Range. ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-04-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By holl_ands
Some considerations: 1) I would avoid the...

Some considerations:

1) I would avoid the use of ANY Outdoor Enclosures for the fol. reasons:
a) First thing thieves do is cut the Telephone and Cable (Digital Phone) lines.
b) When we...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-02-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By holl_ands
Signal strength varies over the course of the day...

Signal strength varies over the course of the day due to differences in the Refractive Index of the Atmosphere, which CAN be affected by Temperature vs Height Profile (esp. Thermal Inversions) and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-02-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By holl_ands
TWC Cable Box is probably set for FIXED rather...

TWC Cable Box is probably set for FIXED rather than VARIABLE "Audio Output".
On Multi-Room HD-DVR: SETTINGS/QUICK SETTINGS/DEVICES/AUDIO OUTPUT.
On HD-DVR: SETTINGS/AUDIO/AUDIO OUTPUT.
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-02-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 468
Posted By holl_ands
ADTech also found deficiencies in the W-G...

ADTech also found deficiencies in the W-G LNA-200:
http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/81-over-air-ota-digital-television/42426-signal-amplifiers-amps-preamps-distro-amps-242.html#post1726842

We...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-01-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 468
Posted By holl_ands
Antennas-Direct CPA-19 and inexpensive RCA...

Antennas-Direct CPA-19 and inexpensive RCA TVPRAMP1 would be at the top of my list.

Except for Low-Gain HDP-269 (as expected), there wasn't all that much difference in re_nelson's OTA comparison...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-01-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 185
Posted By holl_ands
To receive the many VERY WEAK signals, you need a...

To receive the many VERY WEAK signals, you need a VERY High Gain (e.g. 15-17 dBi) UHF (Only) Antenna (e.g. DB-8e, CM-4228HD)...with a Rotator and a Mast Mounted Preamp, such as inexpensive RCA...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-01-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By holl_ands
The fol. four step process should ensure a...

The fol. four step process should ensure a long-lasting bond:

1. Thoroughly clean off all corrosion down to the bare metal on both the Antenna and the Connector.
Connector METAL type (Aluminum or...
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