CM 4228- A question

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I have been using Channel Master 4228 for past 15 days and I had frequent braks in the signal. Factory assembled connections are 1 to 3 and 2 to 4. To try, I changed the connections for 1to 4 and 2 to 3. I found some improvement in the signal qualitty, though I lost one channel.

Technically, I do not know how this is affecting. I do not think that this modification is scientifically correct as company has built it per design. Any thoughts?

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I have been using Channel Master 4228 for past 15 days and I had frequent braks in the signal. Factory assembled connections are 1 to 3 and 2 to 4. To try, I changed the connections for 1to 4 and 2 to 3. I found some improvement in the signal qualitty, though I lost one channel.

Technically, I do not know how this is affecting. I do not think that this modification is scientifically correct as company has built it per design. Any thoughts?

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You don't specify how far away the stations are that you are trying to receive. If you have low SS readings try adding a pre-amp such as the CM7777.
 
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What are you talking about?????

I have a CM4228 but I'm not near it now. I think he is talking about cross connecting the bow ties. Not sure, though. And not sure it would make any difference.
 
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I have a CM4228 but I'm not near it now. I think he is talking about cross connecting the bow ties. Not sure, though. And not sure it would make any difference.

Exactly. Sorry, I could not get the right words to explain clearly. I am about 35miles away from the towers and I do not have line of sight as I am in a apartment complex. Cross connecting has made some difference for me and signal has become more stable. I was wondering how it got improved.
 
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Beats me.

Mine is temporarily mounted on the back of a shed. It will go on a tripod raised up about 25'. I might need to add a rotor, and maybe a pre-amp. Trying to get ready for 2/17/09. This is at a remote location. Set up at home is just fine, but different antenna.

I doubt a pre-amp would help you, but maybe someone more knowledgeable than I will help out here.
 
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if you are in apartment complex. Try to tilt your cm 4228 back and point it at the sky above the buildings in your line of site. I read some where this might help.
 

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