These are actual signal levels at my house. I haven't been on the roof since KQTI fired up, but you can do the math to get the signal level at the antenna -- 2-way splitter>~2dB of cable>26dB gain preamp>2-way combiner(splitter)>antenna.
Egnlsn, thank you! You are located fairly close to Farnsworth and you are in the main lobe of the KQTI signal. I'm guessing that at the antenna it would be around 10-11 dBmV, which is better than the other LPTVs from your location. BTW, tomorrow, the callsign legally changes from KQTI to KCSG-LD. It will be a primary duplication of KCSG-TV in Cedar City, except the .1 and .4 are blocked due to protecting our affiliate partner Nexstar station, KTVX. We also acquired former KUTA in Logan, UT. It's call letters have already been changed to K08QL-D, and it's status has changed from LPTV to translator. It will carry the complete KCSG-TV signal. We expect to have it on air in mid-October from the current licensed site.
We operate this from our Chicago network operations center. We then direct feed via redundant paths to a local point of presence in Salt Lake City and from there we fiber to Comcast, Dish, DirecTV, and then down South to feed KCSG-TV and its translator in St George. We have redundant microwave paths to feed KCSG-LD in SLC. Up on the mountain, we have a new Gates main transmitter and a tiny aux transmitter.
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