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The last three days I have been suffering major dropouts on the local CBS station. CSI was unwatchable, as was Hack on Friday. The Master's was doing great until about 6pm. No dropouts until about 6. As the hour progressed until now, they finished, the dropouts are about every 2 seconds. I called the station and they said it was my equipment.
 

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Thanks...I thought it was just me.....I get the CBS signal at 100% and around 6:00pm it started to drop out!!!! Unwatchable!! I hope they have there act together for todays show!!!


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My thread over on the HD Programming forum re: Saturday's Masters was about the same thing.....at 6pm it became problematic, by 6:30 unwatchable. I'm in Westlake and get 72-75 signal strength. WOIO-DT must be having problems with their incoming dish signal from CBS. They've admitted as such in the past. I'll cal them this afternoon to make sure someone's monitoring (seems absurd that we have to do that...doesn't it)....recommend everyone lob a call in (216-771-1943, hit 3 to get the news desk and then ask for engineering; if it's Jim's voicemail try again and then ask the newsdesk to get a message to the control room).

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HAHA!

I haven't stopped in the local forum in awhile, but yesterday I moved my TV to the other side of the room(to make space for the projector that is coming soon), and when I hooked everything up again, I was getting dropouts from CBS:( I haven't watched the channel in awhile, but I used to get 100 signal reading. I was now getting a 72-79 and sometimes it would drop to 65. How have things been with WOIO in the last month?


We may have to bombard them with calls again if they don't get things right:(.


Lets see how they handle things today.


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I've been having an issue for the last week and a half regarding WOIO's signal strength in Medina. I put up a VU-120XR in the attic a week ago, and I get 80-90% strength on every channel -- including WOIO.... sometimes.


Signal strength has been extremely sporadic. Sometimes it's in the 90-95% range, and others it's unlockable at about 5-10%.


Is there something going on that we affect that much of change? I haven't been able to tie it to weather or time of day, either.


I was just about to try out a pre-amp, but when I tuned it in yesterday afternoon, everything looked great. But by 8:00 when I turned it on again, it was gone. It's frustrating, I tell 'ya!
 

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I am new to HD as of 2 months ago, at first I had a similar setup as you did with the attic and found a sporadic signal strength, since I then I mounted my attenna on my roof with a rotor, now when I get a weak signal I turn my antenna a few degrees and its back at 93% where usually is. Additionally I found that putting a pre-amp on had a negative affect when in the attic, it just caused the signal strength to bounce around too much. I am in the Avon area for your info. WOIO has been my problem child from day one, just could never get all the signals from my attic with just one location on any given day. I finally gave up and went outside and put it up with a rotor, this has made all the difference.


The Masters was much better yesterday some dropouts near the end but much better then Saturday I hope they keep it up.
 

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I've been having an issue for the last week and a half regarding WOIO's signal strength in Medina. I put up a VU-120XR in the attic a week ago, and I get 80-90% strength on every channel -- including WOIO.... sometimes.


Signal strength has been extremely sporadic. Sometimes it's in the 90-95% range, and others it's unlockable at about 5-10%.


Is there something going on that we affect that much of change? I haven't been able to tie it to weather or time of day, either.


I was just about to try out a pre-amp, but when I tuned it in yesterday, everything looked great. It's frustrating, I tell 'ya!
 
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