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Re: New Antenna Installed but Problems???

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  • bobby6048
    Or stick with the Sacramento stations. At least they are free.
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 26, 2009
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      Or stick with the Sacramento stations. At least they are free.

      --- In HDTV-in-SFbay@yahoogroups.com, Harry Birmingham <mapche@...> wrote:
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      > I checked the line-of-sgiht terrain between your location and Sutro, and in my humble opinion, I believe you have a very big problem with OBSCURA..  This fellow is real nasty and appears as trees, houses, plain old dirt as in mountains/hills, and weather(Heavy fog).
      > Unfortunately I believe your antenna is located in a "blind" spot..Bottom-line, go cable or Dish..
      >
      > --- On Wed, 3/25/09, rtdevine@... <rtdevine@...> wrote:
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      > From: rtdevine@... <rtdevine@...>
      > Subject: [HDTV-in-SFbay] Re: New Antenna Installed but Problems???
      > To: HDTV-in-SFbay@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 8:37 PM
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      > --- In HDTV-in-SFbay@ yahoogroups. com, Allen Edwards <allen.edwards@ ...> wrote:
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      > > Just to make sure, you are pointing the antenna at SF when you try and get
      > > those stations right?
      > > Allen
      > >
      > > On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 8:28 PM, rtdevine@
      > > <rtdevine@ .>wrote:
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      > > > I have installed a Winegard 8200U with a 8275 Winegard Amplifier. My
      > > > antenna is 10 feet off the roof. I live in Novato on Alameda Del Prado, down
      > > > the road from Burger King. I get Sacramento crystal clear with no problem. I
      > > > am not getting Sutro Tower though in San Francisco. No
      > > > 2,4,5,7,9,20, 26,44,etc. ..only analog signals and not good. I do get 11 and
      > > > 36 and a few more but not the major ones!!
      > > >
      > > > I have checked my connections, antenna, amplifier etc but still nothing.
      > > >
      > > > I have a friend around the cormer and down in a valley sort of speak and he
      > > > gets everything. Just can not figure out why nothing here.
      > > >
      > > > Is this because of my location being close to hills and trees. My neighbor
      > > > is in a valley but clear of obstacles.
      > > >
      > > > Any help appreiated
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > Yes pointed towards SF and checked every 10 degrees each way!! all through the whole rotor
      >
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