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Forum: HDTV Technical   09-05-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,943
Posted By rabbit73
Yeah, that does seem like a narrow operating...

Yeah, that does seem like a narrow operating range. But even though the AGC had reduced the sensitivity as much as it could at about -55 dBm, there was still plenty of headroom left because the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-04-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,943
Posted By rabbit73
Sony has an unusual design setup. Different...

Sony has an unusual design setup. Different models have different displays in the diagnostics screen because each design team has the freedom to do it the way they think best. This approach produces...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-04-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,943
Posted By rabbit73
K31GL-D 31.1 has adjacent channel interference on...

K31GL-D 31.1 has adjacent channel interference on both sides from KMPX real channel 30, virtual 29.1 that is 28.2 dB stronger, and from KDAF on real channel 32, virtual channel 33.1 that is 26.5 dB...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-04-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,943
Posted By rabbit73
In the UK antenna installers are certified by the...

In the UK antenna installers are certified by the CAI.
http://www.cai.org.uk/
https://www.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl#q=CAI+antenna+UK

In Australia an installer is expected to have a meter that...
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-04-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,943
Posted By rabbit73
No ruffled feathers here, Ratman. You're right on...

No ruffled feathers here, Ratman. You're right on target.
Forum: HDTV Technical   09-04-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,943
Posted By rabbit73
True; every reception situation is unique and...

True; every reception situation is unique and requires a custom solution. Estimates can be made based on your tvfool report, but you must add in other factors:

1. Location of the antenna. Is it...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-31-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By rabbit73
They are the same. PCT bought out Channel Master,...

They are the same. PCT bought out Channel Master, and they make both.

That grounding block will work. It is a dual block, so you will be using only one section for one coax line from your...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-31-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By rabbit73
The code says that the grounding block for the...

The code says that the grounding block for the coax should be mounted outside just before the coax comes inside. If the grounding block is mounted inside, the coax will be grounded. The code also...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By rabbit73
To a grounding block for the coax.

To a grounding block for the coax.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks; I'm a guy. If that box is the main...

Thanks; I'm a guy.
If that box is the main electrical panel, maybe that is the way your house electrical system is grounded. But I don't understand how a wire can have three ends: one end free, one...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By rabbit73
This is the way to use a 3-way split using two...

This is the way to use a 3-way split using two 2-way splitters. Use the strongest output for the coax that feeds two sets. Please find out what kind of splitter is in the coax line that feeds two...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By rabbit73
Two 2-way splitters will give you a 3-way split....

Two 2-way splitters will give you a 3-way split. You would need three 2-way splitters for a 4-way split, but it wouldn't have any more loss than a 4-way splitter.
Probably. Or it could be from a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By rabbit73
Good, that is suitable for your strong signal...

Good, that is suitable for your strong signal area. RCA calls it the ANT751R. It covers VHF-High (real channels 7-13) and UHF (real channels 14-51). It is the real channel number on your report that...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By rabbit73
If you want to know how close you are to the...

If you want to know how close you are to the Digital Cliff, insert a variable attenuator before the HDHR tuner, and monitor Signal Quality (SNR) and Symbol Quality (Inverse of Errors).

Increase...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By rabbit73
What antenna did you buy? Correct, except the...

What antenna did you buy?
Correct, except the part about where one of the three wires feeds two TVs to make a total of four.
You need to check that out to be sure that it is an ordinary splitter...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-30-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 280
Posted By rabbit73
Is this your report for Westmont, IL? ...

Is this your report for Westmont, IL?

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d8e036def0fe71e
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-26-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By rabbit73
http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=15025...

http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=15025 (http://forum.tvfool.com/showthread.php?t=15025)
http://forum.tvfool.com/showpost.php?p=47526&postcount=1...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-24-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By rabbit73
The signal loss in the attic is difficult to...

The signal loss in the attic is difficult to predict. A metal roof, aluminum thermal barrier, aluminum siding, or stucco will block signals, as will trees or other buildings.

Try a Winegard...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-24-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the update. You should be able to get...

Thanks for the update. You should be able to get NBC just as easily as the others. Where is the antenna located inside? Have you tried different locations? Sometimes a change of location can make a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-24-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By rabbit73
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/14...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/1409080-note-put-your-location-title-all-antenna-threads-tvfool-info-1st-post.html

Please read the sticky and give us your location and a link to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-23-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13,011
Views: 1,054,679
Posted By rabbit73
Sometimes the sellers get the specs wrong. Here...

Sometimes the sellers get the specs wrong. Here is the Winegard spec sheet for the 7694:

http://www.skywalker.com/catalog/Manuals/WIN1051.pdf

(And sometimes even Winegard gets the beamwidths...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-23-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13,011
Views: 1,054,679
Posted By rabbit73
For your location in Bolinas, CA, the real...

For your location in Bolinas, CA, the real channel numbers on your tvfool report determine what antenna is needed. If you don't need real channels 2-6, then you can use a smaller antenna.

Going...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By rabbit73
I agree. He should have added to his original...

I agree. He should have added to his original thread instead of starting a new thread; easier to help him.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By rabbit73
http://media2.comcast.net/anon.comcastonline2/supp...

http://media2.comcast.net/anon.comcastonline2/support/help/faqs/settopboxes/DCX3200p2_User_Guide.pdf
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By rabbit73
Same guy; now he needs to know the frequencies.

Same guy; now he needs to know the frequencies.
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