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Forum: HDTV Technical   05-27-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Jaywalker1
Yes, I understand the problem with having a...

Yes, I understand the problem with having a gradient between the two grounds - I explained it to the installer before I had him remove the current installation. I don't think a rooftop install is...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Jaywalker1
Do you use dilectric grease on the antenna...

Do you use dilectric grease on the antenna ground wire join?
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-23-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Jaywalker1
Thanks. I've emailed the installer, sent him...

Thanks. I've emailed the installer, sent him your link, and told him he needs to come back ASAP. The link is better than just telling him "somebody on the internet says you did it wrong." I...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-23-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Jaywalker1
Would you care to explain?

Would you care to explain?
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-23-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Jaywalker1
I just paid to have an antenna mounted on my...

I just paid to have an antenna mounted on my roof. I had asked the guy to ground it. He said he couldn't find a grounding rod at Home Depot or Lowes, so he elected to lead the ground wire into the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-29-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Jaywalker1
Yup, that would have been a good thing to try...

Yup, that would have been a good thing to try before I sent the CS2 back to Amazon and got the HBU-22...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-29-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Jaywalker1
I don't need CW, so it being off-direction from...

I don't need CW, so it being off-direction from the other stations is not an issue.

John, the Antennacraft Y5713 looks to be bigger than the Antennacraft HBU-22 that wouldn't fit in my attic....
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-29-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 233
Posted By Jaywalker1
I need an attic antenna to handle three UHF and...

I need an attic antenna to handle three UHF and one VHF stations about 32 miles away.

http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3D5b940e7e691567

The attic has a foil lining and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Jaywalker1
Is there a solution to either?

Is there a solution to either?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-22-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4,344
Views: 395,728
Posted By Jaywalker1
Are there any rooftop antenna installers in San...

Are there any rooftop antenna installers in San Antonio?

We're in far NW San Antonio and may have hills between us and the stations... I've tried a couple of times to do an attic install and they...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Jaywalker1
I thought I'd do a formal response to this...

I thought I'd do a formal response to this particular thread.

I finally got back to the attic install with the recommended Antennacraft HBU22 and their 10G201 VHF/UHF Low-Noise Pre-Amplifier....
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-20-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Jaywalker1
Duplicate.

Duplicate.
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-20-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Jaywalker1
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by ProjectSHO89 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1512963/san-antonio-tx-attic-antenna-needed#post_24238304)

Go back and add the...
Forum: Community News & Polls   01-20-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 22,192
Posted By Jaywalker1
Hello,   I'm a newbie here for posting, but...

Hello,
 
I'm a newbie here for posting, but I lurked and found good data here for my first HDTV purchase years ago. Now I'm planning to cut the cable and I'm finding some good info on that.
 ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-20-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Jaywalker1
Do I understand correctly that a pre-amp can be...

Do I understand correctly that a pre-amp can be located at the TV set and not with the antenna? The pre-amp goes inline on the input co-ax and is powered by 120VAC?
 
It can't be an outside...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-20-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Jaywalker1
All, thank you - I located the fool instructions...

All, thank you - I located the fool instructions and edited the original post.
Forum: Post Testing Area   01-20-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Jaywalker1
http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/357241...

http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/357241/width/500/height/700/flags/LL (http://www.avsforum.com/content/type/61/id/357241/width/500/height/700)
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-19-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By Jaywalker1
I want to get rid of Time Warner Cable TV (but...

I want to get rid of Time Warner Cable TV (but keep the internet) and so bought and installed an Antennas Direct ClearStream2 (not the 2V) in my attic and got good UHF reception, but poor VHF. I...
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