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Forum: HDTV Technical   06-01-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By rabbit73
HopCentury ATSC Digital TV Converter Box ...

HopCentury ATSC Digital TV Converter Box
http://www.amazon.com/HopCentury-ATSC-Digital-Converter-Box/dp/B00RZCA7FE


Manual
http://www.hopcentury.com/1/ATSC.pdf
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-31-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 193
Posted By rabbit73
I also think there is a factor missing that makes...

I also think there is a factor missing that makes his situation unique, and would like to know his location and what his tvfool report looks like.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-30-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 193
Posted By rabbit73
WD-40 makes a special Long-Term Corrosion...

WD-40 makes a special Long-Term Corrosion Inhibitor...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-28-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By rabbit73
Good analysis, Chuck. I did a coverage map...

Good analysis, Chuck.

I did a coverage map at 500 feet. The WPEC CH 13 signal doesn't make it to Melbourne under normal conditions.
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-28-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By rabbit73
Where are you going to put the preamp, in the...

Where are you going to put the preamp, in the attic or in the basement? The closer to the antenna, the more effective it is in terms of total system noise figure. The preamp can be in the attic, and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-28-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By rabbit73
You have some very strong FM signals that might...

You have some very strong FM signals that might interfere with the reception of WESH NBC on real CH 11. You should probably insert an FM filter/trap. See Attachment No. 1.

I see a lot of trees in...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By rabbit73
Yeah, it sure does, and every location is...

Yeah, it sure does, and every location is different, making the advice a custom job by remote control.:)

The coax shield should be grounded with a grounding block that is connected to the house...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-28-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By rabbit73
You might, but not at the antenna, because it...

You might, but not at the antenna, because it will be overloaded. Try the system without an amp first. You can add a distribution amp later if needed, like a CM3418. You could also use a 2-way...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-28-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 152
Posted By rabbit73
The HD7694P is a good choice for the signals from...

The HD7694P is a good choice for the signals from 321 to 324 degrees true, but you shouldn't use the preamp because it will be overloaded by your very strong signals.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-28-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By rabbit73
Good; thanks for the clarification. Then you can...

Good; thanks for the clarification. Then you can use an ordinary splitter.

I got to thinking about your question a little more. If your present setup has an F-81 adapter between the coax from the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-27-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By rabbit73
OK, good. But you didn't answer the question...

OK, good. But you didn't answer the question about the location of the power injector, which is why tylerSC answered.

This will work with an ordinary splitter:
ant > coax > preamp > coupler >...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-27-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By rabbit73
Maybe, if it keeps the power from getting to the...

Maybe, if it keeps the power from getting to the preamp.

Please describe your coupler/balun; that's a new one on me. What does it do? A balun should be up at the antenna to connect the antenna to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome, GLBL WMR: I agree that your choice...

Welcome, GLBL WMR:

I agree that your choice of antenna is not suitable, and that your channel lineup is difficult. And I agree that outside would be much better than in the attic; the FCC is on...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-25-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By rabbit73
Oh, OK. Thanks for the clarification, Chuck.

Oh, OK. Thanks for the clarification, Chuck.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-24-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By rabbit73
My wild theory: The analog video carrier allows...

My wild theory: The analog video carrier allows KEXT to lock and decode.

Do you have a theory?
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-23-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By rabbit73
it should look like this: ...

it should look like this:


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=732834&stc=1&d=1432437457
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-23-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By rabbit73
Doesn't your RG6 coax connect here? ...

Doesn't your RG6 coax connect here?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=732794&d=1432435944


That looks like it might be a defective connector.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-23-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By rabbit73
Got it? Do you have a cable box or are you...

Got it?

Do you have a cable box or are you going directly from the cable outlet to the TV?
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-23-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By rabbit73
Just for cable or antenna? Rear Panel...

Just for cable or antenna?

Rear Panel Jacks
page 7 connector 7
http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201104/20110427122958428/BN68-01399A-00-1Eng_110427.pdf
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-23-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By rabbit73
Welcome, PForPho: Please tell us the make...

Welcome, PForPho:

Please tell us the make and model of your TV and where you are located (city, state, and zip).
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-22-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By rabbit73
The DB8E has the best gain for your location. Two...

The DB8E has the best gain for your location. Two 751s would cost more than a DB8E clone like the Solid Signal Xtreme Signal HDB8X 8 Bay VHF/UHF HDTV Antenna (HDB8X)'...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-22-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 254
Posted By rabbit73
Hi, Jimmy: It doesn't look very promising...

Hi, Jimmy:

It doesn't look very promising to me. The only US channels you are likely to get are KVOS, KBCB, and K24IC.

But there are problems even with them. They are all located SW, and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-21-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 482
Posted By rabbit73
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-21-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 482
Posted By rabbit73
Not that I know of. A possible exception that...

Not that I know of. A possible exception that sometimes works, is to watch the trace for the best presentation of the pilot signal.

Calaveras has already shown us that you can have a good looking...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-21-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 482
Posted By rabbit73
Like this? ...

Like this?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=728346&stc=1&d=1432207656


The spectrum analyzer trace is amplitude VS frequency, but it doesn't take into consideration...
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