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Norfolk VA Off the air
Posted 12 November 2009 - 06:19 PM
Posted 12 November 2009 - 07:30 PM
Posted 13 November 2009 - 03:56 PM
Electrical/RF Engineer & Inspector
DirecTV Equipment: HR24-200, HR24-100, 5LNB Slimline, AM21, SWiM 8 installed (MRV)
HR-2x Configuration: Native OFF. Units OFF when not in use.
TVs: 2 Panasonic Plasma TV's each using HDMI (one 1080p/one 720p)
DirecTV customer since 1998. Plus HD DVR package w/ NHL Center Ice & MLB Extra Innings.
OTA Antenna: Homebrew UHF & VHF antennas w/ 30dB amplifier fed w/ RG-6 Quad-shield coax.
Posted 13 November 2009 - 04:38 PM
That's why an OTA antenna(s) is needed as a backup. Hope you get your local stations back soon. I hear some areas of VA and NC got over 5" of rain.
I don't think I got 5 inches, but it was pretty steady for about 2.5 days.
Agree 100% about OTA antenna / TV to receive it on. Hurricanes really play havoc with DBS, and not much better on digital OTA...
Posted 13 November 2009 - 05:53 PM