Originally Posted by CTEL08
Im only 19 mies from mt allison but as far as reception for RF 48's signal goes it might as well be coming from sacramento. RF 35 at least shows some heartbeat, even if there is no reliable signal.
the new low power transmitters there must have been intended for people on the peninsula who's SF reception is blocked by mtns to their north, or maybe to some nooks and crannies of the tri-valley, because they have done zero to provide any new service to the south bay
im hoping that cooler weather that is predicted for the weekend indeed arrives, this warm weather has a very negative impact on ch 7's reception down here
The south bay is served by Sutro tower & San Bruno Mountain with very strong signals. KNTV tower move from Loma Prieta (San Jose) to San Bruno Mt. was approved because the new location gave comparable service levels to the residents of the city of San Jose ..... KNTV is a San Jose based tv station.
You should have no problems
with a outdoor VHF television antenna.
I will guess those "repeaters" are for the small town cable systems in the monterey area (Charter Cable) in Soledad. The mickey mouse cable systems have antennas on the towns well water towers and are LOS to that spot.
There was problems trying to get ABC 7 and ABC service to those areas with the distance and Sutro tower being blocked.
I noticed a "Fading" problem with Channel 2 down there on cable. Some small town cable systems are STILL analog.
I do not think those repeaters are intended for the general viewing area already served.