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    Best Long range UHF outdoor antenna

    Hi am interested in opinions ... am now considering trying reception with a Winegard HD 7698P , as my Yagi antenna, used with the Kitz 100 pre-amp. , has had a tough time locking in some chs. especially when windy (trees) however I am concerned about investing in a new antenna with the repack...
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    Question about grounding (lightning/surge protection)

    Hi about a month or two ago I was the "victim" of an lightening storm and power loss. 6 weeks later and about $125 poorer I have restored my 8 ft. c-band system and it's components. Although I'll never know whether the culprit was the power loss and restoration and accompanying surge or the...
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    CBS Feed on 97W (C-band)

    what's the deal with getting video on CBS feed tp4100/V/29858, never picked up the tp before scanning with my new Amiko RE STB , get descent signal strength but only get audio, should I try changing the SR a bit? thanks,
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    DTV Converter recommendations

    I reactivated my OTA antenna system recently (inc. new antenna in attic). I bought a ViewTv AT-163 DTV box. I have 2 tv sets using the signal. At first I didn't realize the signal strength disparity but now it is clear that the set (32" Roku TV) that is drawing the OTA signal from the ViewTv...
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    OTA Antenna Recommendations?

    Hi I sub to Frontier Cable but have had various ota antennas to supplement my tv reception. I am looking for a compact yet solid unit, stationary, directional preferably able to mount on a small mast such as a j mount, on the outside of my roof. I bought a View TV wa-2608, which was cheap and...
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    Luken reception problems

    Have not been finding any of the Luken Mux on 83W since yesterday. This is on my 8 foot unimesh, get the regular mexican chs. and PA Cable Net. I usually get these chs. with about 70% signal strength. Anyone else?
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    transponder question on 99W C-band

    I've noticed on 99W (C-Band) I can get the Mux @ 3845/H/8700 Fox-Missouri, METV and Movies comes in very strong, when I scan however in search of the Virgin Isles NBC, This and Cozi from PR @ 3811/H/8030 can not pick up ( I have in the past and it's tricky on my 8 footer). I do pick up a...
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    problems with chs on 101w

    On c-band I have been having problems with Heroes, Movies and Decades. Can lock in Me Tv no problem, GEB but not Blue Ocean and mnet( Ised to however) When I do a blind scan the channels l comes up but no picture, Transponder 3960 (one of 3)/Vertical Pol. SR 2735 , sometimes I see the Quality...
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    Can't find Luken chs. on 83W

    I saw Retro Tv a little before 6pm. (Lucy?) now all Lukens appear to be missing, at least for me in CT on my 8' Dish. Anyone else?
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    PA Cable Net Gone?

    went to watch weather world on PCN at 5:30 and it would not come up in the normal slot! Did a scan and didn't pick it up...hoping it's only temporary? Anyone else?
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    Titanium Satellite CK1S Combo C & KU Bands LNBF

    So I finished installing a new 8' unimesh dish last week. It is motorized, LNBF is Titanium CK1S , receiver is an X2 Premium 1V FTA box in conjunction with a Titanium ASC1 positioner. I have programmed in 13 C-band sats in to my receiver, which has been saved in the ASC1. I have every reason to...
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    OTHER probems with ch editing - X2 Premium 1V

    Hi, 90% of the time when I attempt to edit channel names in my X2 square technology premium 1V FTA rec. , I get an error message saying "out of range". I have tried a combination of orders/formats but there doesn't seem to be any rhythm of reason to it! Just wondering if there are others out...
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    Anik F-1R/G1 KU Signal

    I just set a new 8' inimesh FTA dish and since I don't have a positioner connected with the actuator yet, it is parked at 107.3W . I am using a C/KU combo LNB. I scanned c-band and got most if not all of what I should (nice stuff!). On the KU side nothing. Not one signal from a blind scan. Now I...
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    Question about Xsquare premium 1V receiver

    Have been using an XSquare FTA receiver for a while, for KU band reception. Am now working on an 8 foot c/ku unimesh install in my backyard. I will take down my 90CM Fortec Ku dish. This receiver only has 1 coaxial FTA (or OTA I guess) input. Do I need to make sure I pick up a different receiver...
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    how much cement for dish pole?

    So I am going to be cementing an 8' dish pole soon. The hole is 23 in. wide (diameter) and 36 in. deep anyone have experience with such a job...say number of 60 lb fast setting cement bags. Is it square or cubic yards? or neither...thanks
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    recommendations being sought

    Am about to set up an 8 foot micro-mesh dish for c/ku reception. Would appreciate recommendations for an 18" dish actuator and a C/KU feedhorn for this dish. I know there is a more economical combo feedhorn sold (Titanium ?) with somewhat mixed reviews. Looking for quality but also economy. Any...
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    opinion on small c-band dishes

    Am considering getting a 180CM Mesh dish or a 165CM Prime Focus dish. Hoping to receive descent number (40%) of c-band transponders. Size and $ are a consideration to me, would appreciate any input and LNB rec. for this dish, preferably c-band only LNB not LNB/KU combo.
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    83W on 90CM KU dish?

    Am trying to find a way to pick up Retro Tv! Not available over the air (zip 06801) , used to get it via 97W Ku band before luken moved to 83W. Have a 90cm ku band dish (fortec offset) ...any shot of picking up the luken transponders with a c-band LNB and one of those cone things? Can't find a...
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    Luken Communications to stream thier channels soon? anyone have more info about this?
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    Kodi question

    Hi, Have an Avov STB. Came with Kodi built in. Have installed a few descent URL video add on apps. Has anyone ever come across a iptv live streaming feed/ch. link URL, or otherwise - of Retro TV channel (the over the air channel/sun channel) that was recently dropped from 97W on KU Band? I...