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Forum: HDTV Technical   07-27-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By rabbit73
Which Fox did you aim for, real channel 45 at 61...

Which Fox did you aim for, real channel 45 at 61 degrees magnetic, or real channel 32 at 169 degrees magnetic?

You have a lot of factors working against you when trying for Fox:
1. Your signals...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-27-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By rabbit73
The Roamio tuners can be fussy about signal...

The Roamio tuners can be fussy about signal strength and signal quality as defined by SNR and uncorrected errors. User mulliganman was having trouble with marginal signals:
This was his Tivo setup...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-27-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome, orangeturtle: Thanks for the...

Welcome, orangeturtle:

Thanks for the coordinates. That puts you in Traverse City MI a few blocks south of Potter's Bakery and Family Fare Supermarket.

Which model?...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-26-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 435
Posted By rabbit73
I have experienced equipment loss from a strike,...

I have experienced equipment loss from a strike, and I have operated a TV on an Exeltech XP125 sine wave inverter and AGM battery during a power failure, but I don't have any experience with the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-26-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By rabbit73
Correct. +1 from this ham.

Correct.
+1 from this ham.
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-26-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By rabbit73
I see a lot of trees in your area.

I see a lot of trees in your area.
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-26-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the coordinates. It's not just a...

Thanks for the coordinates.
It's not just a matter signal strength, but also signal quality as defined by SNR (Signal to Noise Ratio) and digital errors. Neither antenna is sufficiently directional...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-26-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 122
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome to the forum, Erik: That was a very...

Welcome to the forum, Erik:

That was a very clever way to give us your tvfool reports in a text file.
We understand the WAF (Wife Acceptance Factor) and will try to work with you.

The signal...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-25-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the report; good detective work.

Thanks for the report; good detective work.
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-25-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 159
Posted By rabbit73
The KRBK story: ...

The KRBK story:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KRBK

Signal Reception Help:
http://www.fox5krbk.com/help/
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-25-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 159
Posted By rabbit73
Your DIY db4 is for UHF. You need to add a VHF...

Your DIY db4 is for UHF. You need to add a VHF antenna for CBS with a UVSJ or put up a VHF/UHF combo antenna.

Fox has 5 transmitters on the same channel causing co-channel interference. Does your...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-25-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By rabbit73
His TV has composite (A/V), S-Video, and...

His TV has composite (A/V), S-Video, and component inputs; holl_ands found the manual:
http://www.hitachiserviceusa.com:8080/32UDX10S.pdf page 11

In addition to the Iview-3500STB mentioned by...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-25-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 435
Posted By rabbit73
No, not just fuses. Most likely damage to the...

No, not just fuses. Most likely damage to the chips that will not be visible.
I'm going to stick with my suggestion in post #18...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-24-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By rabbit73
Your concerns are well founded. What TV antenna...

Your concerns are well founded. What TV antenna are you using? It sounds like the Antennas Direct C2V, but that doesn't have an amp.

Can you show us a TVFOOL report for your desired TV channels?...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-24-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 158
Posted By rabbit73
Will this make a difference to you?

Will this make a difference to you?
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-23-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 273
Posted By rabbit73
ADTech, who works for Antennas Direct, and gives...

ADTech, who works for Antennas Direct, and gives good antenna advice on several forums, seems to favor the C2 as an indoor antenna. But with your strong signals, the C1 might work....
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-23-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 273
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the floorplan and the reception...

Thanks for the floorplan and the reception report. That certainly sounds better than your first post.
Huh? Shouldn't that be N Michigan Ave?
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-23-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 273
Posted By rabbit73
So, what now are the best suggestions for the OP,...

So, what now are the best suggestions for the OP, an attenuator test and a more directional antenna like the C2 to reject multipath reflections?
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-23-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 435
Posted By rabbit73
The fact that the surge protector power strips...

The fact that the surge protector power strips still provide power doesn't guarantee that they still provide the same surge protection as when they were new, no matter what the indicator lights say....
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-22-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 273
Posted By rabbit73
I think you might have that issue.

I think you might have that issue.
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-19-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 129
Posted By rabbit73
Signal loss from an attic location is difficult...

Signal loss from an attic location is difficult to predict. You need to make a test setup with one TV. Try a Winegard HD7694P, aimed at 73 degrees magnetic, in several attic locations. A metal roof,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-17-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,728
Posted By rabbit73
4-Bay antenna, no insulators needed: ...

4-Bay antenna, no insulators needed:
http://sumtechantenna.freeservers.com/PA617%20Page.htm
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-15-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,728
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks, Chuck. Ah, yes. I saw that when I was...

Thanks, Chuck.
Ah, yes. I saw that when I was building my first 4-bay antenna. I was able to get two 9" triangles out of each sheet of hobby aluminum from Ace Hdw. I took the ARRL Antenna Book...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-14-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,728
Posted By rabbit73
In the days of analog TV I was able to get PBS on...

In the days of analog TV I was able to get PBS on channel 15 and NBC on channel 10 with an unamplified rabbit ears and loop indoor antenna.

After the transition to digital, I couldn't get...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-14-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,728
Posted By rabbit73
Calaveras: I'm still having trouble...

Calaveras:

I'm still having trouble bringing up page 2. I can read the text on the printable version, but I can't see the attachments. Can you please repost the attachments for this post:
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