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Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 06:40 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
It would be OK for a test because it covers all...

It would be OK for a test because it covers all three TV bands, but the missing elements probably reduce its performance. It should be replaced.
If you make a test using the ULTRAtenna and new coax,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 06:04 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
Your tvfool report for reference because we are...

Your tvfool report for reference because we are on a new page:
http://www.tvfool.com/?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=29&q=id%3de6a42a129acd72
Image of report in attachment for use when the tvfool...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 04:57 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
I think you are seeing the correct pattern. Some...

I think you are seeing the correct pattern. Some of the channels you want are very weak, so a lot of antenna gain will be needed because you will not be able to use much preamp gain because it will...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 04:00 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
Thanks for the photos of the old antenna and...

Thanks for the photos of the old antenna and other information. The antenna looks like it covers all three bands.

Where is the antenna located in the photos? Is that where the antenna was located...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 11:53 AM
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Posted By rabbit73
The EXTREMEtenna 80 is not suitable because it is...

The EXTREMEtenna 80 is not suitable because it is also primarily a UHF antenna.

The Advantage 100 does cover all three TV bands, so it would include WOI ABC, real channel 5, but it might be bigger...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 11:42 AM
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Posted By rabbit73
John is correct. The ULTRAtenna60, AKA 4221HD, is...

John is correct. The ULTRAtenna60, AKA 4221HD, is not suitable for
WHO NBC, real channel 13, a VHF-High channel
KCCI CBS, real channel 8, VHF-High
KDIN PBS, real channel 11, VHF-High
WOI ABC,...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 11:07 AM
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Posted By rabbit73
There have been some problems with the CM7777HD...

There have been some problems with the CM7777HD amp. Which gain setting are you using?

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2040345&stc=1&d=1490119843
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 11:02 AM
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Posted By rabbit73
Can you tell us more about the old antenna? Were...

Can you tell us more about the old antenna? Were you using a preamp with the old antenna?
We are trying to figure out what went wrong; you should be doing better.

What channels did you get...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-21-2017, 10:47 AM
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Posted By rabbit73
Hello, rmorman Welcome to the forum. Thank...

Hello, rmorman

Welcome to the forum. Thank you for the Perry, IA report image, your coordinates, and the short link. The short link, ending in 9eae, gives this report:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-20-2017, 10:52 AM
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Posted By rabbit73
Manual ...

Manual

https://voxxintl.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/230564688--VH226F-User-s-Manual-

Page 5
Re-Calibrating the Rotator

This antenna rotator comes from the factory calibrated
and ready to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-18-2017, 01:27 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
I call your attention to the sticky that says: ...

I call your attention to the sticky that says:
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/25-hdtv-technical/1409080-note-put-your-location-title-all-antenna-threads-tvfool-info-1st-post.html

You can do a...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-18-2017, 01:02 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Banana boat Welcome to the forum. ...

Hello, Banana boat

Welcome to the forum.

He primarily does computer modeling of antennas, but there is no harm in asking holl_ands.

Maybe if we chat a little, you will have enough posts to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-17-2017, 12:52 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
There is even more fine print to cover them if it...

There is even more fine print to cover them if it doesn't work:
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-17-2017, 12:42 PM
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Posted By rabbit73
That's what it looks like, but they have added an...

That's what it looks like, but they have added an LTE filter.
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-17-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
I think you will be OK. You wrote 0.40" but their...

I think you will be OK. You wrote 0.40" but their PDF says 0.040"; see the difference? One is 10x bigger than the other. Just a typo, isn't it?


Their PDF:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
Huh? Where does it say that? The most suitable...

Huh? Where does it say that? The most suitable coax for you is RG6 that has a center conductor of 18 gauge, 0.040" diameter.
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By rabbit73
That is a coax surge protector, not a grounding...

That is a coax surge protector, not a grounding block. Of its type, it is a good one and is popular.

The NEC only requires a grounding block, AKA ADU.

A grounding block only grounds the coax...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
That is the same as the CM3414 with a different...

That is the same as the CM3414 with a different label. PCT International bought out Channel Master.
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
I saw one of your posts with a photo of the stove...

I saw one of your posts with a photo of the stove and your cat with the glowing eyes. I laughed out load when you said your former cat tasted like chicken (a line by Mick Dundee from an Aussie...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
Yeah, that would be ideal, but some...

Yeah, that would be ideal, but some experimentation might be required.

First, you get the channels you want on just one TV. Your report indicates that you shouldn't need a preamp. If you think you...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 226
Posted By rabbit73
Hello, Ray Winegard HD7694P aimed at 282...

Hello, Ray

Winegard HD7694P aimed at 282 degrees magnetic.
Do whatever is needed to get a clear signal path from that direction, avoiding trees and other buildings.
No, try it first without.
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-11-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By rabbit73
Thanks Trip. I was wondering how to enter...

Thanks Trip. I was wondering how to enter coordinates in your search page; you just taught me.

This is what I did for one of my antenna test sites:

rabbitears report:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-11-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By rabbit73
I agree, 2nd best after tvfool. The FCC site...

I agree, 2nd best after tvfool.
The FCC site shows dBm power and transmitter azimuth when you click on a callsign. NM can be calculated by adding 90.9 to dBm power.

Trip in VA, who runs...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-10-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 364
Posted By rabbit73
It's up now.

It's up now.
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-06-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By rabbit73
ABC is a little weaker than the channels you get...

ABC is a little weaker than the channels you get OK, but it is also a VHF-High channel (real channels 7-13). Flat antennas don't work very well for VHF-High channels.

You can use the DirectTV...
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