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Forum: HDTV Technical   06-28-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 262
Posted By ProjectSHO89
The Sky doesn't use an internal amplifier anymore...

The Sky doesn't use an internal amplifier anymore (only the very first ones had an internal amp/power inserter), it's now a passive antenna with the same crappy indoor amp that they sell with the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-28-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 262
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Mohu doesn't provide any specs for their antennas...

Mohu doesn't provide any specs for their antennas so that's usually a sign that they don't actually want them revealed. They seem to be selling the antennas based only on hype and that there isn't...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-27-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 262
Posted By ProjectSHO89
If you have two Directv boxes, you have a...

If you have two Directv boxes, you have a multiswitch in the system. Usually, it's installed so the SWM power supply can connect right into it.

As far as reusing the dish mount, maybe or maybe...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-26-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Did you verify that your Bell service does not...

Did you verify that your Bell service does not use frequencies that overlap OTA?
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-25-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By ProjectSHO89
1. It depends on the satellite service (which...

1. It depends on the satellite service (which you failed to identify) and what frequencies it uses over the coax. You will need to find that out. If the frequencies overlap with OTA, then you...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-19-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3,301
Views: 379,656
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Tropo? Maybe, maybe not. Depends on where you...

Tropo? Maybe, maybe not. Depends on where you are.

WSWF-LD filed their license to cover two weeks ago for their channel 45 transmitter.

15 KW omnidirectional transmitting antenna, 360' tower...
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-13-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 356
Posted By ProjectSHO89
http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attac...

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=774057&stc=1&d=1434222701

Was the cable buried underground rated for "Direct Burial"? You may be getting water into the coax....
Forum: HDTV Technical   06-13-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 356
Posted By ProjectSHO89
The CM-5020 is an ALL-channel antenna. See...

The CM-5020 is an ALL-channel antenna. See http://www.channelmaster.com/v/vspfiles/assets/images/50%20Series%20Product%20Sheet.pdf

Using retailer's webpages instead of the manufacturer's, when...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-05-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10,216
Views: 1,038,989
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Install your balun (assuming it's good) directly...

Install your balun (assuming it's good) directly at the antenna and run a temporary coax directly to the TV set. That will bypass all the twin lead. Make sure the TV set is switched to "antenna"...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-11-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Yes. If you'll notice that is Summit Source's...

Yes. If you'll notice that is Summit Source's ebay store. Get 'em while they last!
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-11-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 459
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Unless you can till find some Antennacraft units...

Unless you can till find some Antennacraft units in stock somewhere (try Summit Source), the Antennas Direct ClearStream 5 is the only game for an out of the box 7-13 antenna.

Otherwise, you're...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-10-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12,776
Views: 1,046,203
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Yes. Of course not, see the DVR thread. ...

Yes.

Of course not, see the DVR thread. You can start for $40 plus your own USB storage device.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-10-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12,337
Views: 1,296,710
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Glad to hear the C2V did so well for you. It's a...

Glad to hear the C2V did so well for you. It's a bit large for an indoor antenna, but will run circles around just about anything else once you figure out how to exploit its capabilities.

Most...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-09-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12,337
Views: 1,296,710
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Partially, probably. You didn't identify what...

Partially, probably. You didn't identify what antenna you have, but I'll take a SWAG that its a UHF-only model.
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-04-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Maybe the old readings were wrong... Maybe they...

Maybe the old readings were wrong... Maybe they cheapened the cable and made it less efficient. Dunno...

Anyway, about 5-6 dB attenuation/per 100' is pretty much the accepted norm for planning...
Forum: HDTV Technical   05-04-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Hmmmm.... A 2006 catalog A 2015...

Hmmmm.... A 2006 catalog




A 2015 datasheet.

Maybe they did, they had 9 years... :)
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   05-04-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3,301
Views: 379,656
Posted By ProjectSHO89
TV stations have been turning off the M/H feed...

TV stations have been turning off the M/H feed across the country and almost no one has noticed since almost no one was watching it.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-29-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Screen saver from a DVD player, probably. ...

Screen saver from a DVD player, probably.



Just lucky, I suppose.



Probably a new station run by a nickel and dime new operator and they either don't know what they're doing or they're...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-28-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 555
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Try www.summitsource.com They're probably the...

Try www.summitsource.com They're probably the only online dealer who still shows that they have inventory in stock. Once those and the smaller Y5 version are sold out, the only high VHF antenna...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-28-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16,371
Views: 2,855,840
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Nah, it's nothing like that (or as interesting). ...

Nah, it's nothing like that (or as interesting).

Hedge firm Standard General, who had loaned Radio Shack most of its debt, also owns a Sprint sales affiliate, General Wireless. It boiled down to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-26-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10,801
Views: 1,055,222
Posted By ProjectSHO89
No one knowledgeable has tested or examined that...

No one knowledgeable has tested or examined that antenna that I know of. Lots of marketing fluff and reviews from bloggers (who are generally clueless about what makes a good antenna vs. what makes...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,932
Posted By ProjectSHO89
The code book says something like "as straight a...

The code book says something like "as straight a line as practical" or something like that. You really need to just look it up. Section 810.21 IIRC. You're on your own to interpret how much might...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,719
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Maybe you now know why they went bankrupt!

Maybe you now know why they went bankrupt!
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 272
Posted By ProjectSHO89
Here's some comparisons.... Both antennas...

Here's some comparisons....

Both antennas comes with a reversed splitter that serves as the combiner for the two panels. The unit on the HDB8X is a pretty cheap one, the one on the DB8e is a very...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9,831
Views: 647,862
Posted By ProjectSHO89
hey, that ain't funny!

hey, that ain't funny!
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