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Forum: HDTV Technical   08-23-2016, 06:05 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
I think you are right.

I think you are right.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-23-2016, 03:03 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
I'm a harbinger, so people often don't believe...

I'm a harbinger, so people often don't believe what I say.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-23-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By rabbit73
http://www.3starinc.com/rohn_towers_and_masts.html...

http://www.3starinc.com/rohn_towers_and_masts.html


https://www.dxengineering.com/search/department/towers?N=4294952650&SortBy=Default&SortOrder=Ascending
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-23-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By rabbit73
You two have astronomy in common.

You two have astronomy in common.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
I was wondering about that, but I don't know...

I was wondering about that, but I don't know enough about that SA used by ADTech for the tests:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
With any indoor antenna you must try different...

With any indoor antenna you must try different locations. Where the signals are the best, might not be where you want the antenna.

You might even need to move the antenna to the attic. When an...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
That might work. The marketing department...

That might work. The marketing department literature is a little too optimistic. Aiming the two panels in different directions doesn't always work because when the same signals from each section...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2016, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
The Solid Signal Blade is even worse: ...

The Solid Signal Blade is even worse:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1614145&d=1471734980

There is such a thing as too much amplification; more is not always better....
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
The white Leaf amp overloads very easily, but...

The white Leaf amp overloads very easily, but without its power it is an attenuator.

Without an amp the Eclipse antenna signals in a strong signal area look like this:
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
You can't just remove the power, you also have to...

You can't just remove the power, you also have to remove the amp.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
Are you using the amplifier with the Leaf 50? ...

Are you using the amplifier with the Leaf 50?

You also have some very strong local FM transmitters:
http://www.fmfool.com/modeling/tmp/49634da5ac/Radar-FM.png
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, pheons: Your signals are very strong....

Hello, pheons:

Your signals are very strong.

Where inside is your Leaf located?

Which Leaf are you using?
http://store.gomohu.com/catalogsearch/result/index/?cat=3&q=leaf

Any trees or...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-19-2016, 07:35 PM
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Views: 1,082,971
Posted By rabbit73
OK, then you only need the dipole for PBS if you...

OK, then you only need the dipole for PBS if you want it.

Here is one of my test setups, using an indoor antenna outside. It is a 2-bay UHF antenna sitting on a plastic parts box.
...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-19-2016, 07:01 PM
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Views: 1,082,971
Posted By rabbit73
A temporary test setup is an excellent idea, if...

A temporary test setup is an excellent idea, if only to satisfy your curiosity.
The antenna should be as high as you can get it on a non-metallic chair, table or ladder. It should be secured in some...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-19-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9,819
Views: 1,082,971
Posted By rabbit73
Most users with a large screen see an improved...

Most users with a large screen see an improved picture quality with HD OTA signals as compared to cable and satellite signals that are often compressed to conserve costly bandwidth. You do need to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-19-2016, 07:32 AM
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Posted By rabbit73
I fully understand your reluctance to post your...

I fully understand your reluctance to post your exact address; I feel the same about mine. It is your right to do whatever you feel is necessary to protect your identity. You do need to enter your...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2016, 04:39 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
My choice would be the C4 or a DB4E aimed at 38...

My choice would be the C4 or a DB4E aimed at 38 degrees magnetic, if your report is accurate. Try it in different locations with a temporary setup with just the TV. Don't drill any holes until you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2016, 04:22 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
Forum member Mark Booth stood up to his HOA and...

Forum member Mark Booth stood up to his HOA and won.


Case history starts at post #27 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=27) of his thread:
thread...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2016, 04:11 PM
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Views: 1,082,971
Posted By rabbit73
Using an outdoor antenna indoors is done all the...

Using an outdoor antenna indoors is done all the time; it has more gain which is needed for the signal loss of an indoor location.


But an outdoor location will give more reliable, consistent,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2016, 04:04 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
I don't think the amplified Eclipse is adequate. ...

I don't think the amplified Eclipse is adequate.


Your HOA restrictions seem more severe than allowed by the FCC:
https://www.fcc.gov/media/over-air-reception-devices-rule


You can cave in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-18-2016, 03:53 PM
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Views: 1,082,971
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Sweetmeat Thanks for the report. It's...

Hello, Sweetmeat

Thanks for the report. It's a good start, but we would be able to give you more accurate advice with a report based on your actual location.

Your report shows good signals for...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-16-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16,503
Views: 2,879,268
Posted By rabbit73
The Winegard CB-8269 is quite reliable. If it...

The Winegard CB-8269 is quite reliable. If it fails, it can be a bad component or a poor contact between the prongs and the wires from each section. Winegard has a good troubleshooting video:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-16-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 16,503
Views: 2,879,268
Posted By rabbit73
It isn't any more likely to get zapped than a...

It isn't any more likely to get zapped than a balun. Most combo antennas use shorting stubs as a UHF/VHF combiner, which is simple, low cost and reliable. Winegard uses the CB-8269 circuit board...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-14-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 346
Posted By rabbit73
Your map: ...

Your map:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1601841&stc=1&d=1471199586
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-14-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 346
Posted By rabbit73
If you want to try for some UHF channels from...

If you want to try for some UHF channels from Cleveland, you will need a second high gain UHF antenna with a preamp. It will also need a UVSJ to keep WMFD CH 12 and WYKL-FM out. The only way you can...
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