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post #6 of (permalink) Old 2019-06-20, 10:00 PM
rabbit73
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Originally Posted by yankeeindixie View Post
I started playing with electronics in the 6th grade science club, where we built crystal radio receivers. I'm now retired ( a span of approximately 50 years).
Ah, yes. I built my first crystal set when I was 8; also a long time ago. I used my bedsprings for an antenna and fell asleep with headphones on listening to WOR.

Welcome to the forum, yankeeindixie.



You have channels in many directions. I suggest you concentrate on the UHF channels from the NE first since you are in the trees.

Later, you can add a separate VHF antenna aimed at Panama City, and combine the two antennas with a UVSJ UHF-VHF Combiner.

This is an image of your report:



These two reports from rabbitears.info should have an accurate list of channels:





As holl_ands mentioned, WDJR FM is strong enough, at -15.4 dBm, to possibly cause interference problems.

http://www.fmfool.com/modeling/tmp/6...b/Radar-FM.png

If you try to add a preamp for weaker channels, it probably will be overloaded by the very strong WTVY.

If you can not measure it, you can not improve it.
Lord Kelvin, 1883

Last edited by rabbit73; 2019-06-20 at 10:27 PM.
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