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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-11-2016, 05:26 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-11-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By rabbit73
I see the tvfool website is up now. About 15...

I see the tvfool website is up now. About 15 miles SW of DC would put you in Alexandria, VA 22304 near Landmark Mall, and your report might look something like this (Attachment 1):...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
The SiliconDust HDHR can work if you are into...

The SiliconDust HDHR can work if you are into computers. If not, one antenna can connect to the TV antenna input, and the second antenna can connect to a separate tuner which connects to the TV aux...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By rabbit73
Post Maybe we could use the FCC DTV Reception page if...

Maybe we could use the FCC DTV Reception page if we had a location
http://transition.fcc.gov/mb/engineering/dtvmaps/

It isn't as accurate as tvfool, but it is better than AntennaWeb, and gives...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By rabbit73
His userid is andy.s.lee ...

His userid is andy.s.lee

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/841787-tv-fool-discussion-thread-14.html#post15700679

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/members/7700156-andy-s-lee.html
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By rabbit73
If you are willing to tell us your location as...

If you are willing to tell us your location as close as you dare, either in a post or a PM, we will try to give you a useful answer using the FCC DTV reception website. It gives the signal power and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 204
Posted By rabbit73
13 dB On my KDL22L5000, the SS and IF-AGC...

13 dB

On my KDL22L5000, the SS and IF-AGC readings are identical.

KDL32R400A screen with TV connected to cable; readings are similar to OTA readings. No more IF-AGC:
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 204
Posted By rabbit73
My Sony TVs have a Diagnostics Screen that gives...

My Sony TVs have a Diagnostics Screen that gives relative signal strength, SNR, and errors. The SNR and errors readings are measures of signal quality.

KDL22L5000

Bad signal with SNR less...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 378
Posted By rabbit73
What's going on at tvfool?

Those of us that help posters with reception problems find the tvfool website invaluable.

Lately, there have been long periods when the site has been down and there is a chronic shortage of...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By rabbit73
My concern was about voltage drop for the preamp....

My concern was about voltage drop for the preamp. The general guideline is 100 ft max of RG6 with copper coated steel center conductor, and 200 ft max for solid copper center conductor.

I made...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-10-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 285
Posted By rabbit73
Where is the power inserter located?

Where is the power inserter located?
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 08:06 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
Yes, the selection is even smaller now. The...

Yes, the selection is even smaller now. The differences that I measured for insertion loss were less than one dB. You will be forced to use whatever is available, keeping in mind that OTA signals are...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By rabbit73
I need some clarification; you said: You are...

I need some clarification; you said:
You are not being difficult when you give us results of tests that you feel are valid.

When you say LNA 200s on the input side, do you mean LNA 200s and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
More posts on overload and SFD here: ...

More posts on overload and SFD here:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/1949385-copley-oh-preamp-overload-2.html#post33040065
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
Sam is right. de W4... ...

Sam is right.


de


W4...
ex-W2...
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Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
The next problem I see is that you have two very...

The next problem I see is that you have two very strong signals that can cause the production of spurious signals from IMD (Intermodulation Distortion) in a preamp from overload that can damage your...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
I already showed you the terrain profile that...

I already showed you the terrain profile that shows the curvature of the earth blocking the WFOX signal. Still, a little signal can make it to your location by refraction.

A RabbitEars TV Query...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the pdf file; nice and sharp.

Thanks for the pdf file; nice and sharp.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-09-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you for calling that to my attention. When...

Thank you for calling that to my attention. When I first saw that post, I tried to get a report based on the coordinates you gave. I couldn't because the site was down.


Just now I tried to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-08-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By rabbit73
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/18...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/1887913-nederland-tx-building-new-high-performance-antenna-system.html#post31663441...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-08-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
You could build one or just buy an Antennas...

You could build one or just buy an Antennas Direct DB8e (NOT a cheap clone) and aim both panels at the transmitter; it's the current off-the-shelf King of the UHF Gain Hill.

An alternative would...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-08-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
Then please do an exact address (which will not...

Then please do an exact address (which will not show in the result) tvfool report and give us the link to it as required by the sticky instructions here:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-08-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By rabbit73
The tvfool website is down now and AntennaWeb...

The tvfool website is down now and AntennaWeb doesn't list those two weak channels.



What preamp are you using?

Denny's stacker?

How tall is the tower?
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-07-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
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: 11
Views: 217
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...
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