OTA tropo fun tonight

Discussion in 'Over the Air TV By RabbitEars.Info' started by comfortably_numb, Aug 26, 2017.

  1. Pulling in KTWU (VHF-HI), KSNT (UHF) and WROB (UHF) from Topeka tonight; 104 miles from here.

    As I write this, conditions are shifting right now and starting to pull in KQTV (VHF-HI) St. Joseph, MO; 106 miles, and getting signal from WOWT (UHF) in Omaha, 238 miles.

    Haven't had this kind of action the past few months as temperatures have remained hot into the nighttime hours. Now that it's really starting to cool down, distant stations are coming in again.

    All this with just my very basic RCA-ANT751 and TVPRAMP1Z connected to an HDHR3.

    Amazing what you can receive OTA.
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  3. I didn't know you could dx digital signals like that. Impressive!
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  4. Seem to have decent success with it in this part of the country. It's a fun hobby for a boring night!
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  5. I do DXing of AM and FM since I was young so fully get the fun in doing OTA.
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  6. I wonder how the repack will affect DX'ing. Think it will make it better?