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Forum: HDTV Technical   07-06-2014, 06:16 AM
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Posted By wiz561
Of course. Attached is the tvfool report. ...

Of course. Attached is the tvfool report.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de1c60c3095920d

The only problem I have is WBBM-DT, Virtual Channel 2.1. The odd thing is...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-05-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By wiz561
Lockport, IL: Clearstream 2V Seperation

Is it a bad idea to separate the VHF antenna part from the UHF part and locate it elsewhere with the Clearstream 2V antenna? The UHF part is large and I get a great signal in the attic. The VHF...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
I haven't tried hooking it up to the TV just yet,...

I haven't tried hooking it up to the TV just yet, just the capture card in the PC. I *think* myth is tuning it in on 2070000000Hz while tvheadend is using 207028615Hz.

I ended up ordering a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-03-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By wiz561
Peaking signal frequency

I was wondering if there was a piece of software out there that can be used to find the peak signal frequency. I have a tv capture card going into a linux box and some software will find the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-02-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Thanks for the information above. If I get some...

Thanks for the information above. If I get some time this weekend, I'll check it out. The link I posted earlier, I got the programs to work. You have to install the apt-get package for libv4l-dev....
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-02-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Thanks for the information and this is good to...

Thanks for the information and this is good to know. Kind of a relief too so now I don't have to stress about returning the antenna.

You mentioned you hacked dvb-utils. What are you using for...
Forum: HDTV Technical   07-01-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Yeah-----I don't know if the wife will approve. ...

Yeah-----I don't know if the wife will approve. I know it's not illegal, but I don't think that's going to fly.

I also don't want to move around too much in the attic to disturb the insulation....
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-30-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Getting back to my original problem.... We...

Getting back to my original problem....

We had a good amount of rain in the Chicagoland area tonight with some lightning. After the rain went, Channel 2 (WBBM-DT) was showing a lot of pixelation....
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-29-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
I wonder if it has to do with LAN...

I wonder if it has to do with LAN bandwidth/errors and not the antenna. On wireless, it seems more broke. On a cabled LAN, it seems to work a lot better. Maybe make sure your duplex is set...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-28-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Which Hauppauge card do you have, and do you like...

Which Hauppauge card do you have, and do you like it? Why didn't you go with the HD HomeRun box instead? If this all works good, I might get the HomeRun because it's standalone and has two tuners. ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-28-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Thanks for the response. I haven't plugged it...

Thanks for the response. I haven't plugged it into the TV just yet. To tell you the truth, I don't even know if my Samsung TV has a signal meter. I know it has an 'energy meter' but I think that's...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-27-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
It's kind of technical, but I guess this is a...

It's kind of technical, but I guess this is a technical forum. It goes...

C2V -> grounding block -> KWorld ATSC 115 PCI Card

I am using a quad-shield cable that I crimped my own connectors on...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-27-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Interesting... How do you know if it's being...

Interesting... How do you know if it's being overdriven? Is there anything that I can do to test the signal that's more professional/better than a linux computer program?

I have a feeling that...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-27-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
All, Thanks for the response and...

All,

Thanks for the response and recomendation. I ended up getting the C2V like the people here said. It works well, but had a question. I got the antenna plugged into my tv capture card on a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-24-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Thanks for the responses. I'm pretty handy...

Thanks for the responses. I'm pretty handy around the house, but will take everybody's advice here and get the C2V. I'm a little leery about it, but will put my faith in the experts here. After...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
One last question. In order to be certain that...

One last question. In order to be certain that I'll get the signal, will the C2V be big enough? I really had my mind on the HD7698P or the HD7694P. I'm just concerned that the C2V would fade with...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-24-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Let me rephrase. I'm most interested in 46*. ...

Let me rephrase. I'm most interested in 46*. Almost all the channels are there and I don't care much about the other stations.
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-24-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
antenna

I ran through antennaweb and they are saying choose a 'violet'. The violet one came up as:

HD / Digital TV Antenna for ALL CEA coded stations - Channel Master...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,244
Posted By wiz561
Chicago: Help with Antenna selection

I live about 30 miles southwest of Chicago. Below is my tvfool report.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de1c60c3095920d

Right now, I have an 'antennas direct' 'csm-1'...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-22-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12,162
Views: 1,264,405
Posted By wiz561
Hi! I'm trying to get WLS to be recognized with...

Hi! I'm trying to get WLS to be recognized with tvheadend, which runs on Linux. When using 'scan' from linuxtv, it sees all the channels BUT for WLS-TV/Channel 7.

Has anybody run into this...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-19-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 23,205
Posted By wiz561
All, OK, so I got my receiver back from the...

All,

OK, so I got my receiver back from the second service center. If you recall, I got the board replaced and brought it home. No sound with HDMI in the replaced board. Brought it back to the...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-30-2014, 11:34 AM
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Views: 508,150
Posted By wiz561
Quote:Originally Posted by Jon...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jon S http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-30-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4,728
Views: 508,150
Posted By wiz561
I had my HDMI board replaced and since then, I...

I had my HDMI board replaced and since then, I still haven't been able to get sound out of the receiver (nr5007). I've tried new cables, new speakers, new tv, multiple sources, etc....nothing! I...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-28-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 23,205
Posted By wiz561
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by DocCasualty http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1455911/onkyo-hdmi-failures/210#post_24766549)

What does the receiver display...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   05-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 23,205
Posted By wiz561
I was wondering if anybody had any problems...

I was wondering if anybody had any problems AFTER they did they repair or had it returned to them. I picked up my receiver last week, plugged it all in, and no sound. Great video, just no sound. I...
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