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First new channel of the year at 10:30 am, low powered at 5KW WEKA RF 27 VC 41 from Canton Ohio. No picture just the call sign of the station. WEKA now becomes the 7th transmitter found on RF 27 and that ties with RF 16 for the most transmitters located.
 

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Good job! My best is 8 transmitters on RF30, but I think you have more transmitters in total (plus longer distance record).

Got a couple more myself but still nothing new:

7 WWNY
12 WICU
16 WSEE
24 WJET
 

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Got three RF21s since last night:

10 WHEC Rochester
11 CKWS Kingston
21 WBNS Columbus
WHEC is on rf10 and CKWS is rf 11 and rf30 unless I'm missing something?

It's been and still is an awesome day. Still getting Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Youngstown, Johnstown, Erie, Buffalo etc.

I just need an rf18 aed I'll have hit every rf, most with 2 channels! Most frequent rf today has been rf 48 (WPXI, WYDC, WSYX) .
Does anyone know if WPNT out of Pittsburgh has ceased operations? It was usually an easy get, way easier than WPGH and WPCW but haven't seen it.
 

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@11 37am now no WKBW now WGRZ,WNYO,CIII,Omni1 strong too 60% on my LG.

using my 2nd ant the 4 bay clone up about 18ft no amp.

funny that Im jumping over Clev. and Erie and getting Buff.

nice distance from me to Buff.

@11 44am now mapped a Citytv 31.1 but no pic,2 CIII 6.1 and 29.1 and WKBW is back.Alot of unstable signals out there.
 

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Those hops" are cool! Didn't know there was a low powered rf27 in Cleveland, dang one more I gotta get!

Nice grab Orbot on WWNY, still haven't gotten that one, WBBZ is still boooming here.

From everything I've read LG has the most sensitive tuners, I've tried a few set top boxes and none work as well as my tv tuner (panasonic), closest was the HDhomerun but it couldn't pull WGRZ in the winter so I returned it, wish I had done the same with the Hauppage950q.

That mystery rf18 Orbot, was that looking due west? I was getting something but no lock, I suspect it was WISE.

P.S. CITY Woodstock has been pumping out bad data this am, I get it 100% all the time and sometimes there is audio but no picture.
 

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Getting Buff at 12noon is pretty rare in my experience with tv dx.Pretty cool!!!

Could the rf18 be WDWO LP TCT Detroit???
@12 10pm WKBW only one still in there @53% signal you would think it wouldnt be next to powerful local WADL on rf39.But no adjacent trouble at all.
 

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Not likely, I can't see ANYTHING from Detroit due to my location, farthest West I've ever gotten is WBGU...I did get WANE once but it didn't resolve.

Looking at Hepburns maps this tropo should last till tonight with it getting REALLY strong to the west of us later this afternoon.
 

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Sorry, I meant WBNS gave me my third rf21 of the session. Yes, my mystery rf18 was pointing west, I figured it could be TVO London but who knows. By the way, nice Cincy catch, that's my farthest channel!
 

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Just scanned a Chicago station.
WBBM RF12 CBS 258.3 miles. Pictured here.

ID's as "CBS2-HD". This is just the second of two Chicago stations seen here, the other was WTTW RF47 from many years back. At the same time getting this, CIII 17 was found on the backside.

Had WNIT PBS RF35 from South Bend a few hrs ago. London/KW area has been strong most of the day. Some Toronto/Buf was strong early today.

EDIT: 7:02p WWMT RF8

7:57p now lots from the NE:
CHCJ-35
CITY-31
CICA-19
CBLT-20
CJMT-40
CITS-36
CITY-31
CBLFT-25
WICU-12
WNEO-45 overwrote WDIV.
 

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tropo was great last night and tonite so far. Lots of basketball on and all kinds of choice. Last night I got channels I havent seen in a looooong time. Looks like summer is on the way.
 

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Nice stuff Phil, never seen Illinois before. Tonight I picked up some of the same stuff as earlier:

7 WJBK
8 WJW
12 WICU
16 CHWI
21 WMYD
22 WFXP
30 WBNX
34 WQHS
42 WGGN

Plus a new one just now:
RF27 WEKA 41.2-4 Canton, OH

9:21pm 24 WJET, 28 WUAB, 45 WNEO
9:48pm 48 OMNI1, 50 WQLN
 

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WLEP rf43 vc9-1 is back broadcasting. WVTT is booming, it's now an affiliate of the YouToo Network (what a blatant ripoff name eh?).

All of Erie, Cleveland usuals, WBNX, WVPX, WDLI, WGGN, WQHS, WNEO.

8:10am WKBN/WYFX, WFMJ, WPXI,

**Forgot to add, WSEE rf16 has added WICU on 35-3
 

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Good tropo this am, new channel WEKA rf27, vc 41-2, 41-3, 41-4, the usual Clevelands, WQHS, WJW, WGGN, WBNX, WDLI, WVPX, Youngstown's WKBN/WYFX/Ion, all of Erie except WLEP.

7:35am, Rochester booming, WHEC, WBGT, WXXI, WROC

9:15am WLEP Erie

9:35am New Channel, CHWI, ricochet off the ski hill! Detroit should be booming for you people with a view.
 

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Early tropo

My indoor antenna's picking up WBBZ, WXXI, WUHF and WROC. The warm OTA fun is coming! :smile
 

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Strange conditions last night after 18:30 until 22:00:

I lost all south Buffalo stations WGRZ, WIVB, WKBW and WNYO.
The weather was clear with temps around +5C.

Did other people have issues last night?
 

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Something defiantly happened last weekend. We live downtown Toronto,

with good site lines and for the past five years above average consistency.

Most U.S. stations including 17.1 have all but disappeared. CFTO has become.

very unstable.I don’t believe in coincidences but my KWORLD 295 ATSC tuner

also stopped working.Its almost as if there has been some kind of deliberate

disruption.
 

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lately I have been getting more distant stations. usually tied to the time of day and the weather. If you dont see channels coming in when it gets warmer then suspect you have some equipment issues. Like a bit of moisture or corrosing going on somewhere. I have found that some connectors can loosen off a bit with time. Also found that my rotor becomes out of whack and needs to be re-sinchronized somewhat. Nice to see Cleveland back but it does get so strong that it beats up other channels in my setup.
 
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