[Top] [All Lists]

Fw: [TenTec] Omni D TVI problems

To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Subject: Fw: [TenTec] Omni D TVI problems
From: Michael O. Hyder" <N4NT@wireco.net (Michael O. Hyder)
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 1999 18:12:58 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael O. Hyder <N4NT@bigfoot.com>
To: Scott Howell <whowell@hq.nasa.gov>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Tuesday, February 09, 1999 5:50 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni D TVI problems

>Hi Scott--
>I had trouble once with a next-door neighbor who had TVI using his TV on
>cable.  We found that the connection from the cable to ground just where
>cable entered his house was all corroded.  Fixing that connection to ground
>the shield of the TV cable cured the problem.  I learned that the cable
>companies are required to ground the shield just before it enters the
>Perhaps if your neighbor is using an outdoor antenna with that amplifier
>(particularly if the amplifier is outside, too) then grounding the cable
>where it enters his house would help his TVI problem.
>I just posted another suggestion to the reflector.  Perhaps that would help
>him, too.
>Good luck de Mike N4NT@wireco.net
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Scott Howell <whowell@hq.nasa.gov>
>To: jreber@es.com <jreber@es.com>; tentec@contesting.com
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
>Date: Tuesday, February 09, 1999 3:22 PM
>Subject: Re: [TenTec] Omni D TVI problems
>>reminds me that I am causing my neighbor some trouble with RFI on his tv.
>>Seems he's got one of these amplified tv/am/fm antennas. Funny thing is I
>>have one that is in the attic near my dipole, I only give the tv trouble
>>15 and 10m, but his tv is clear down the otherside of the row of houses
>>his is only affected by 20m.
>>Nice part is he is more upset over the idea I might get in trouble if
>>someone were to complain to the FCC. He isn't all that upset and figures
>>may be his antenna. Hmmm, nice neighbor.
>>any ideas appreciated.
>>73 de Scott/n3byy
>>Fists #5030

FAQ on WWW:               http://www.contesting.com/tentecfaq.htm
Submissions:              tentec@contesting.com
Administrative requests:  tentec-REQUEST@contesting.com
Problems:                 owner-tentec@contesting.com
Search:                   http://www.contesting.com/km9p/search.htm

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>