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CKND not scanning in here. Neither 19 or 40. Might be picking up an interfering signal from the south.
Funny only noticed it gone this week.
 

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Here in Winnipeg CKND has been solid since they switched to channel 19. I wonder if you are experiencing interference from KVRR Fargo?
 

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CBC Television service interruption from July 10-14, 2020 for viewers who use over-the-air indoor or rooftop antennas in Manitoba
  • Jun 24, 2020, Winnipeg
CBC/Radio-Canada announced today that from July 10-14, 2020, mandatory updates to CBC’s transmission infrastructure will interrupt CBC TV service for some viewers in Manitoba.
Those viewing CBC television in Manitoba using over-the-air indoor or rooftop antennas will not have access to CBC Television, channel 27, during that period. However, viewers accessing the above channel via satellite and cable subscriptions will not lose service. CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to ensuring we support our viewers through this change to ensure they can continue to access great local and national CBC Television content.
Audiences can continue to watch CBC Winnipeg News at 6 during that time live on CBC GEM at 6:00 pm CT, at cbc.ca/manitoba or on CBC Winnipeg’s Facebook page at facebook.com/cbcmanitoba.

 

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Because of dtv repack, CBWFT channel 51 is moving to channel 32. I imagine in order to install the channel 32 antenna they need to power down CBWT channel 27 to protect the tower workers. Both antennas are on the same tower.
 

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Can someone please tell tonight's Global Toronto's current weather personality, speaking for our region for some reason, that Winnipeg is NOT Whenapeg.

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Yes quite likely. Guess I'll have to build an antenna with a really good F/B ratio to pick up CKND. Adding a reflector grid to the GH antenna might do the trick.

Here in Winnipeg CKND has been solid since they switched to channel 19. I wonder if you are experiencing interference from KVRR Fargo?
 

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Awesome inversion this am, logged 44 channels on the TVHeadEnd receiver. Of course many are dupes from repeater transmitters in the US. No CKND though but KVRR is very strong.
Funny that, considering the KNRR transmitter used to be KCND (12) which was purchased by the Asper family maybe 30 years ago, moved it to Winnipeg, and renamed CKND. Bit of history! :)
 
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Great morning catch! I'd like to see that list. CKND I imagine is nulled slightly towards the south to protect KVRR and their power is down from 25 kw to 16 kw. KVRR operates at 1,000,000 watts so.......Gotta get that directional antenna facing north!
 

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I have a 6' parabolic with an 1800MHz feed that I am not using, maybe I could remove that feed and use a dipole tuned at 550MHz at the feed point. Certainly wouldn't be a tight beam with such a small reflector, but might help shield from KVRR.
I might take a screen shot of the list I have. Blew it out yesterday because I use KODI for TV upstairs, and the channel list was way too long with all the dupes. Nice problem to have though out on the prairies!
 

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What's the purpose of all the channel changes? Anyone know?
Because of dtv repack, CBWFT channel 51 is moving to channel 32. I imagine in order to install the channel 32 antenna they need to power down CBWT channel 27 to protect the tower workers. Both antennas are on the same tower.
 

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Got CKND working finally. Built a yagi for 500-550MHz and side-mounted it off the tv tower about 24ft up. Used an old TV antenna boom and made up elements from some thin SST wire I had kicking around. Used a full wave loop DE with a 300-75 ohm transformer. No preamp (yet). Pulls in CKND at 54% sig quality... not great but ok I suppose for an antenna buried in the trees. The HDHomeRun Connect seems to be working ok with this setup.

Didn't get a chance to fine-tune/aim the antenna, clouds started sparking so time to leave be the antenna work for now. Raining as I type and signal holding well.

Suprisingly the antenna picks up 13 at about 40%SQ and CKY at 70% (about 25km away). Should pick up CBC once it starts broadcasting again.. unless it is already and I am not picking it up... Oh and yes it picks up 35 but poorly at 17-24% SQ. Can't say I actually watch that one so no loss.
 

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Got CKND working finally. Built a yagi for 500-550MHz and side-mounted it off the tv tower about 24ft up. Used an old TV antenna boom and made up elements from some thin SST wire I had kicking around. Used a full wave loop DE with a 300-75 ohm transformer. No preamp (yet). Pulls in CKND at 54% sig quality... not great but ok I suppose for an antenna buried in the trees. The HDHomeRun Connect seems to be working ok with this setup.

Didn't get a chance to fine-tune/aim the antenna, clouds started sparking so time to leave be the antenna work for now. Raining as I type and signal holding well.

Suprisingly the antenna picks up 13 at about 40%SQ and CKY at 70% (about 25km away). Should pick up CBC once it starts broadcasting again.. unless it is already and I am not picking it up... Oh and yes it picks up 35 but poorly at 17-24% SQ. Can't say I actually watch that one so no loss.
CBC is not currently broadcasting. I believe they return to the air on July 14.
 

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Maybe they are broadcasting, but really low power? No reception here so far. Maybe behind in their antenna switchout schedule? Weather hasn't been the best for tower/tall building work.

Re-aimed my antenna. Getting 81-85% SQ now from CKND. Some antenna pictures from this am.
ch19ant_1.jpg ch19ant_trees_2.jpg

Just re-scanned, getting CBWT and CBWFT decent signals with this antenna. Must be coming through that little hole in the trees... :)

CBWT channel 27 and CBWFT channel 32 are currently broadcasting.
 
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