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Forum: HDTV Technical   08-31-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 22
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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: 22
Views: 218
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: 22
Views: 218
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: 22
Views: 218
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: 22
Views: 218
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: 22
Views: 218
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: 22
Views: 218
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: 134
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: 22
Views: 218
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: 22
Views: 218
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: 118
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: 131
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: 131
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: 131
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: 12,992
Views: 1,054,011
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
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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: 227
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: 227
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: 227
Posted By rabbit73
Same guy; now he needs to know the frequencies.

Same guy; now he needs to know the frequencies.
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 227
Posted By rabbit73
Cable Television Channels vs Frequency in MHz ...

Cable Television Channels vs Frequency in MHz
http://eaglecomtronics.com/Cable_Television_Channel_-_Frequency_Chart.pdf

...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 227
Posted By rabbit73
Comcast info ...

Comcast info
http://www.dslreports.com/faq/comcasttv?text=1

many manuals are here
http://customer.xfinity.com/help-and-support/cable-tv/cable-box-user-manuals/

for example the Motorola...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 227
Posted By rabbit73
Have you asked on this thread? ...

Have you asked on this thread?
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/542401-comcast-technology-topic.html
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 227
Posted By rabbit73
What make and model number is the box?

What make and model number is the box?
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-21-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,441
Posted By rabbit73
Very likely. The last time I did a Google search...

Very likely. The last time I did a Google search I saw that the UK was way ahead of us on that problem. They have 4G LTE filters available, but here I could only find the Radio Shack filter.

...
Forum: HDTV Technical   08-20-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 231
Posted By rabbit73
The signal loss in the attic is difficult to...

The signal loss in the attic is difficult to predict because of differences in construction.

If an outside antenna is not possible, and you are willing to experiment with the attic, a C4V or DB8E...
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