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by shoman94
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01
Replies: 31
Views: 3697

Re: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01

Hmm, interresting, wondering how much loss they would insert outside those frequencies, never thought of using them for this purpose... I believe its more or less a block outside of those frequescies. I just don't know the rate of loss above 1000 or 1002mhz. The PCT at the link above has some info ...
by shoman94
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01
Replies: 31
Views: 3697

Re: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01

At that point, the only way that I've figured to be able to trace offending/interfering frequencies is to purchase one of those cheap SDR dongles and hook it to the antenna and monitor the spectrum while those glitches occur.. There are some free apps for Windows that will let you use the dongle as...
by shoman94
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01
Replies: 31
Views: 3697

Re: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01

The CM-3201 is rated to filter out 600-2000 frequencies. Issue is that I've got a Videotron cell tower 400ft in front of my house emitting at 2100MHz, not sure it'll get filtered out. Other thing is that in Canada, LTE is still operating above 700MHz, so we still have channels operating up to theor...
by shoman94
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01
Replies: 31
Views: 3697

Re: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01

I knew it wasn’t filtering sub 700MHz frequencies, however, they are not an issue in Canada as of yet. However, yes, ordering a CM LTE filter will be a necessity eventually. For me personally, the AD preamp’s internal filter greatly improved my situation, as I have a Videotron antenna right in fron...
by shoman94
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01
Replies: 31
Views: 3697

Re: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01

Ahem! Yes it does, read on ;) --> https://www.antennasdirect.com/juice.html It's the FM filter that they dropped on the Juice.. Its predecessor had both filter types but was not offering the same overload protection from nearby stations and low noise insertion figures, that's why I chose this one. ...
by shoman94
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01
Replies: 31
Views: 3697

Re: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01

The preamp I'm using (AD Clearstream Juice) has an LTE filter built in. I was thinking of adding an FM filter as well, but knowing that WVNY will be moving to channel 7, I know it'll weaken its signal if I add one. Here you go --> https://www.rabbitears.info/searchmap.php?request=result&study_id=71...
by shoman94
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01
Replies: 31
Views: 3697

Re: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01

I think that station will be going thru a change? Looks like it will be moving from RF13 to RF7. Whats you zipcode? Darn! I hope not... We have channel 7 broadcasted from Sherbrooke 81 miles away at 102 degrees from where I live... My postal code is J7P 5A9, QC province.. TV Fool --> http://tvfool....
by shoman94
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01
Replies: 31
Views: 3697

Re: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01

The log confirms reception errors. Signal strength is fine. Signal quality is a bit low. To get numbers like that it could be a weak station that is being amplified before the HDHomeRun, too much total spectrum power (LTE for example), or possibly interference from a local source. A good test would...
by shoman94
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01
Replies: 31
Views: 3697

Re: Fox 11 symbol quality dipping every 15-20 sec - dave01

Hi there, looks like I'm having a very similar issue here with channel 13 - WVNY (ABC) over a similar antenna (Stellar Labs 30-2476) and an AD Clearstream Juice preamp. I'm 89 miles LOS away from the station, signal strength is at 86, SR 60 and SQ at 100. It's pretty stable for a little while, then...
by shoman94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Mobile app showing Signal Strength/stats
Replies: 4
Views: 4402

Re: Mobile app showing Signal Strength/stats

Try searching the APK repositories for an app named "Hdhomerun Signal Meter". I still have it on my phone and it runs fine in Android 10, but it no longer shows up in the app store. Can you please send it to me? All I'm finding is spam online. NVM I found one! Thank you very much! Too bad we couldn...
by shoman94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: HDHR4-US Tuner Coax Connection Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Re: HDHR4-US Tuner Coax Connection Problem

Given that moving the cable significantly affects RF performance it is unlikely to relate to the connection to the PCB. Two things to check... 1) Disconnect the antenna and take a look down the F-connector on the cable... Look to see if the center pin is bent in such a way that could damage the con...
by shoman94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: HDHR4-US Tuner Coax Connection Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Re: HDHR4-US Tuner Coax Connection Problem

The only way is to unsolder the shield plate. But if it was me just leave it alone. Unless your some kind of expert with expert tools, you will most likely make it worse. Your best bet is to see if SD will look at it. If not or shipping is too much just buy refrub one for 45. I'm not an expert but ...
by shoman94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: HDHR4-US Tuner Coax Connection Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Re: HDHR4-US Tuner Coax Connection Problem

Same problem on a extend and tried to resolder and I screwed it up more. Could never get it back to where it was. Had to trash the extend. Thanks, only way I can see getting to it is unsoldering the tuner cover on the board to get in there. Right now the crude sheetrock screw seems to be working we...
by shoman94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: HDhomerun Quatro streaming problem
Replies: 36
Views: 11411

Re: HDhomerun Quatro streaming problem

Thanks for reaching out, Ned. If they don't take it back, I'll just ship it back to you folks. I still have a few old beige units that work great. I'm having the exact same issue, brand new in a sealed box from Microcenter. What are the odds? Mine is reporting 100f, I've got a managed switch though...
by shoman94
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: HDHomeRun Hardware Setup & Troubleshooting
Topic: Mobile app showing Signal Strength/stats
Replies: 4
Views: 4402

Re: Mobile app showing Signal Strength/stats

jasonl wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:12 pm
There's a third-party app called Signal GH that is available in the app store.

Do you know if one for Android?