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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-10-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10,506
Views: 889,179
Posted By ProjectSHO89
1. Both, unless the tuner chokes. It depends on...

1. Both, unless the tuner chokes. It depends on the tuner.
2. No chance of that.
3. They do it the same way that they've done translators for decades with analog, then for digital over the last...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 214
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Most are completely arbitrary, that one is...

Most are completely arbitrary, that one is probably one of them.

A couple of Sony models have been found to have signal power meter functions that are very useful, rabbit73 has reported on his...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 298
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Yes, it would do each of those things but IT...

Yes, it would do each of those things but IT WON'T MATTER for your actual reception. The signal amplification provided by the preamplifier will overcome the insertion loss of the cabling, that's its...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-06-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By ProjectSHO89
What are the call letters of your channel 51? ...

What are the call letters of your channel 51? Your report has a lot of unfilled virtual channel numbers, so it's really necessary to use something more unique.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2016, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By ProjectSHO89
It helps if you follow directions and put your...

It helps if you follow directions and put your question in the correct forum. A moderator will move this.



You do not need a converter box, your TV has the correct digital tuner. Did you...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-04-2016, 05:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 248
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Winegard's LNA100 isn't a pre-amp, it's a one...

Winegard's LNA100 isn't a pre-amp, it's a one piece indoor only line amplifier. The LNA200 is their amplifier, it's a two piece (indoor power inserter/outdoor amplifier module. Which do you have? ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-01-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 40,909
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Swap TV sets for testing purposes.

Swap TV sets for testing purposes.
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-31-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 319
Posted By ProjectSHO89
If you have TWO CAT6 or TWO coax cables, you can...

If you have TWO CAT6 or TWO coax cables, you can run HDMI on that cable pair with the appropriate adapters.

If you have a SINGLE coax cable, you can run standard-def analog from the TV2 output of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-30-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 319
Posted By ProjectSHO89
If you want to watch cable in the basement, call...

If you want to watch cable in the basement, call your cable company, switch, and have them wire it up.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-28-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13,577
Views: 1,074,620
Posted By ProjectSHO89
They messed up a lot of stuff when they started...

They messed up a lot of stuff when they started selling that line of antennas. They had the folding 8-bay also stupidly specified. It's still got contradictory gain number on their main website. ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-28-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By ProjectSHO89
That means there are trees outside that the...

That means there are trees outside that the signals are passing through. The movement of the trees, branches, and leaves are ruining the signal before it ever gets to the antenna.


I posted this...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-28-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By ProjectSHO89
That means there are trees outside that the...

That means there are trees outside that the signals are passing through. The movement of the trees, branches, and leaves are ruining the signal before it ever gets to the antenna.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-26-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Only if done correctly (spacing, etc). It also...

Only if done correctly (spacing, etc). It also depends on what he wants to accomplish.

That's only part of the equation.

What does a power passing splitter have to do with it? Think about...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-25-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By ProjectSHO89
That's usually the worst possible way in the...

That's usually the worst possible way in the world.

Once you've provided enough amplification to overcome all downstream losses and provided a bit of a pad, any additional amplification is simply...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-25-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13,577
Views: 1,074,620
Posted By ProjectSHO89
At Solid Signal's website: ...

At Solid Signal's website: http://www.solidsignal.com/pview.asp?p=HDB91X&d=Solid-Signal-Xtreme-Signal-HDB91x-VHF%2FUHF-Outdoor-TV-Antenna-%28HDB91X%29&sku=700112818387&q=xtreme%20signal and at...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-23-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13,577
Views: 1,074,620
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Ability is a US sales agent for Fracarro, an...

Ability is a US sales agent for Fracarro, an Italian company.

And no one should look at their gain chart. Here's the specifications as provided by the Chinese company that makes them: ...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-22-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 70
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Are you sure? That decision will cost you your...

Are you sure? That decision will cost you your ABC and Fox affiliates as well as a number of other channels.
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-19-2016, 04:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 224
Posted By ProjectSHO89
It helps if you: Provide a TVFool plot so we...

It helps if you:

Provide a TVFool plot so we can see what your forecasted signal levels should be.
Identify your specific antenna.
Describe your signal distribution system and its components....
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-16-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By ProjectSHO89
It would help if you identified the preamp. ...

It would help if you identified the preamp.

Otherwise, it's not too difficult to amplify UHF only then merge it with unamplified VHF and FM signals. Just use the right UVSJ AFTER the preamp, one...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-10-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Follow the directions in the sticky above.

Follow the directions in the sticky above.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-10-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10,506
Views: 889,179
Posted By ProjectSHO89
If you go that route, delete the VHF attachment...

If you go that route, delete the VHF attachment that came with the 2V as the C5 and UVSJ replace its function.

Moving the antenna will likely resolve the issue on channel 10. You might need to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-09-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 796
Posted By ProjectSHO89
See post #42...

See post #42 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=42) , immediately above yours.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-04-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By ProjectSHO89
You will have to either 1) move to fix that...

You will have to either 1) move to fix that particular problem, unless your illustrious mayor figures out how to do away with the trains, or 2) get your receiving antenna well above the signal path...
Forum: HDTV Technical   12-28-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,032
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Those were "recommended" because they are paid...

Those were "recommended" because they are paid advertisements.

Antennaweb is basically considered to be a bad joke, no one here takes it seriously.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   12-26-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13,290
Views: 1,086,686
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Of course, their data has to fit inside the pipe...

Of course, their data has to fit inside the pipe they've configured. It's only so large, after all. The newer generations of encoders do a very good job of handling whatever load the broadcasters...
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