[kwlug-disc] Home made indoor TV Antenna

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Sun May 11 23:29:55 EDT 2014


On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 8:50 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 10:15 PM, Paul Gallaway <paul at gallaway.ca> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 5:08 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
>> > I was getting them all before I put in the mast,
>>
>> Here's where you can drive yourself crazy. Are you sure that putting
>> it on the mast was the problem? Or was it a change in tropospheric
>> conditions or another weather phenomenon?
>>
>
> The weather is absolutely a factor.
> This was confirmed to me in the past few days.
> On Friday (rainy, thunderstorms), many channels were glitchy.
> On Saturday late evening (calm weather), I go them all back, including
> CHCJ which is the hardest to get, and on top of all of them, I got WNLO
> (channel 23 from Buffalo) with a subchannel.
> Today, it is gone, along with CHCJ.
> Those 2 days, the mast and cable and everything were untouched.
>
> Today, with the nice weather, I moved the mast to its final position, so
> have to wait and see.
>

And a late night scan of channels showed a whole bunch that I have never
seen before:

57.1 CITYTV
47.1 CFMT OMNI
40.1 CJMT OMNI

As well as TVO twice (Paris tower and CN tower) and CIII thrice (Paris, CN
Tower, and God knows where else).
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