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So here is our official list of channels now using the SSH3 with ZZ4 in order listed on tvfool (here is my tvfool report)

CHCJ-DT (35)
CITS-DT (36)
CHCH-DT (15)
CBLT-DT (20)
CBLFT-DT (25)
CICA-DT (19)
CIII-DT (41)
CFTO-DT (9)
WNLO-DT (32)
CFMT-DT (47)
CJMT-DT (40)
CITY-DT (44)
WUTV-DT (14)
WIVB-DT (39)
WGRZ-DT (33)
WNYB-DT (26)
CKVP-DT (42)
WBBZ-TV (7)
CIII-DT (17)
WPXJ-DT (23)
CIII-DT(17)
CICO-DT (28)

I think I'm missing a couple, we have 24 unique channels (without multiplexed channels) listed in our tvheadend server
The antenna is on the roof again facing North West (I have no idea how this is working)
 

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So we've had a SSH3 (Super Stealth Hawk 3) that I built about 5 years ago and it is still working like a champ. It was always pointed somewhere between Toronto & Buffalo.

The app told me to point my antenna North West.. and I know that there are no stations in that direction... but I pointed the antenna there anyway. And now we are getting everything from Toronto including EVERYTHING listed on this site from Western New York https://nocable.org/availability-report/zip/14218-buffalo-ny
Flawless reception with no pixelation.
Hello, att0m





Here is a report from rabbitears.info which should have a more accurate list of channels. Click on a callsign in the report to see the subchannels:
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=19574

You can do your own report here; you might have to use coordinates for accuracy:
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php

an extract from that report:



I know we have a transmitter about 200-300 metres away but the antenna is now pointing just to the right of it.
200-300 metres? What transmitter is that?

Any ideas why this might be happening? We are pointing it in the absolute wrong direction and getting absolutely every channel flawlessly...... :surprise
I'm curious to hear theories....!
Theories:
Your antenna isn't as directional as you thought it was.
You are receiving channels from the rear that are stronger than usual because of signal enhancement from Tropospheric Propagation.
You are receiving signals reflected off of buildings.
 

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I hate to say this but with repack the only reliable site for antenna aiming I have found is rabbitears.com. TVfool and the rest have not updated their transmitter locations and power as of yet.
 

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rabbit73, I think all your theories are probably partly responsible for the interesting reception.
We have a Roku TV so I was able to measure signal strength and quality through a web interface (very cool.... https://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/81-over-air-ota-digital-television/287795-roku-tv-signal-strength-signal-quality-via-network.html)
Many of the channels had 20% signal quality but >60% signal strength. But the image looks flawless even at 20% signal quality.

The transmitter I was talking about is a big tower in a field about 300 metres away but I don't know what it is for...

I'm trying to compare tvfool and rabbitears... neither really captures the relative channel strengths I'm seeing but probably thanks to trees, buildings in the way, that weird transmitter (or is it a receiver) in the field etc. Its amazing what a good quality homemade antenna like the SSH3 can do with all the structures in the way.
 

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I hate to say this but with repack the only reliable site for antenna aiming I have found is rabbitears.com. TVfool and the rest have not updated their transmitter locations and power as of yet.
Yes, the site has the most reliable information available. It's run by Trip, who also works for the FCC. However, the site is rabbitears.info, not .com, and the new search map for reports is:
https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php
 

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the big tower your talking about would be for cell phone tower because in areas where there are no tall apartment buildings they have to build towers like the one you can see
 

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The transmitter I was talking about is a big tower in a field about 300 metres away but I don't know what it is for...
Oh, OK. You had me wondering.
Its amazing what a good quality homemade antenna like the SSH3 can do with all the structures in the way.
I think you are doing very well with your SSH3. Thank you for the additional information.
 
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