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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-07-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By rabbit73
Some people have had problems with the MCM...

Some people have had problems with the MCM UHF/VHF combiner. If you do, switch to another UVSJ.
The combiner and power inserter will have to pass, and the power supply will need to provide, twice...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-07-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By rabbit73
Interesting report, Dan. I would have thought one...

Interesting report, Dan. I would have thought one LNA 100 after the combiner would be equal to or better than two LNA 100s before the combiner because of the possible phase shift of the signals as...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-07-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the report, Dan. Glad to hear you...

Thanks for the report, Dan. Glad to hear you worked it out.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-06-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By rabbit73
Your method might have the same undesirable...

Your method might have the same undesirable consequence as the more common method which is radiation of cable signals by your antenna system. The FCC has strict guidelines about radiation of cable...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-06-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By rabbit73
http://www.rabbitears.info/search.php?request=zip_...

http://www.rabbitears.info/search.php?request=zip_search&zipcode=79322&miles=60&address=&lat=&lon=&dbtype=dBm&height=

click on callsign for network

KBZO is one of your weaker signals. I...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-06-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By rabbit73
Manual ...

Manual

https://esupport.sony.com/US/p/model-home.pl?mdl=KDL40VL160&template_id=1&region_id=1&tab=manuals#/manualsTab
click on Operating Instructions

Page 40
HOME > Settings > Channel >
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome, akajl11: Please post your tvfool...

Welcome, akajl11:

Please post your tvfool report as required by the sticky:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By rabbit73
Your signals are listed in decreasing order of...

Your signals are listed in decreasing order of strength. The weakest you can expect to get is about down to WXIN Fox.
That might not be realistic; your signals are very weak, not in the same...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome, 4x4: Title for your post should be: ...

Welcome, 4x4:
Title for your post should be:
Ellettsville, Indiana; need antenna buying advice


We need to see your tvfool report as required in the sticky thread to give you accurate...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By rabbit73
Home Depot ...

Home Depot

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1232929&d=1454718914

Lowe's

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1232937&d=1454718914

Ideal...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By rabbit73
ADTech bench-tested the Ideal brand splitter.

ADTech bench-tested the Ideal brand splitter.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By rabbit73
Yes, you do need a power passing splitter in that...

Yes, you do need a power passing splitter in that location.

Try the antenna and preamp in the attic with only one TV and no splitter first. Then add the splitter and the second TV.

I must...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By rabbit73
Good point; that's why I suggested he try a...

Good point; that's why I suggested he try a temporary setup with the antenna outside.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 217
Posted By rabbit73
It is equivalent to a half-wave coaxial balun...

It is equivalent to a half-wave coaxial balun that provides a 180 degree delay for the other side of the DE.

http://www.hdtvprimer.com/antennas/temporarypage.html

I go through Google and look...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 159
Posted By rabbit73
If the splitter is between the preamp and the...

If the splitter is between the preamp and the power inserter, you need a power passing splitter. If the splitter is after the power inserter, you do not need a power passing splitter. Where will your...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By rabbit73
The CS4 and the CS2 have enough UHF (real...

The CS4 and the CS2 have enough UHF (real channels 14-51) gain, but WBBM CBS is on real channel 12, which is a VHF-High (7-13) channel. The C4V and the C2V would not have enough gain for WBBM,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-05-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the image of your tvfool report. It's...

Thanks for the image of your tvfool report. It's a good start, but an active link allows us to click on a callsign in the report to obtain more information about each station.

I did a report...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-04-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 219
Posted By rabbit73
Can you make a temporary test with the antenna...

Can you make a temporary test with the antenna outside? Attic loss is difficult to predict.
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-19-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 224
Posted By rabbit73
You do Top Page > Settings/Home Menu > Product...

You do
Top Page > Settings/Home Menu > Product Support > Signal Diagnostics

https://docs.sony.com/release/KDL-NX720_imanual_EN.pdf
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-19-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 224
Posted By rabbit73
Sounds like the VHF section of the tuner in your...

Sounds like the VHF section of the tuner in your Sony TV has gone bad.








 
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-15-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,022
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the active link to your exact address...

Thanks for the active link to your exact address tvfool report:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3d51346a1ff2f6c1

Antennas Direct UHF / VHF Antenna Combiner...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-15-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,022
Posted By rabbit73
You can use any UVSJ to make a test if you do the...

You can use any UVSJ to make a test if you do the combining after the power inserter.


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1186202&d=1452887686


Using UVSJ that passes...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-15-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,022
Posted By rabbit73
There are two ways: select, copy, and paste into...

There are two ways: select, copy, and paste into your post text box the link in the address window of your browser or the link in bold type near the top of your report.
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-15-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,022
Posted By rabbit73
I see an image of your FM report and a link to...

I see an image of your FM report and a link to your FM report. I do not see a link to your exact address (which will not show) TV report.

We are now on page 4; it would have been easier to help...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-15-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,022
Posted By rabbit73
He gave an IMAGE instead of an ACTIVE LINK of his...

He gave an IMAGE instead of an ACTIVE LINK of his report in post No. 1:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1185698&d=1452872607

I did an estimated TV report based on...
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