From: Mario Neve
Subject: Re: Another (FM) antenna question
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Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2002 20:27:55 -0500
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I have e-mailed to the two stations requesting the coordinates for the
transmitting tower and I know that one of them is
at 33° 5' 10" N 84° 46' 10" W
Wait for the other
On Sun, 17 Nov 2002 23:12:04 -0600, "theother_bob"
>"Vlad" wrote in message
>> I have red all the six suggestions to fix your problem.
>> All of them have merit and I am familiar with all .
>> Just tell us your's and the location of the two other stations before
>> we go on and on .
>> Also. Do you have a clear path to the transmitting antenna of the 93.3
>> station ? Also to Mont Royal ?
>> A good tuner connected to a fixed 5 elements antenna pointed to
>> Burlington from Pointe-Claire doesn-te receive 93.3. No surprise
>> since your location is probably very different.
>Actually, I'm in Cedar Hill, Texas.
>Unfortunately, I believe the transmitter for 92.5 (KZPS) is also in Cedar
>Hill (there are over a dozen transmitter towers here, since we're the
>highest point in N. Texas.), but the 93.3 transmitter is both weaker and
>further away. I'm not exactly sure where it is, but I think it's south and
>west and I'd guess 30-50 miles away.
>Lot's of good suggestions here... I'll try Martin's 'stub filter' method
>first, since it seems easiest to implement, however I'm guessing it may be
>even more length-critical due to the much lower frequency I'm looking at...
>is that correct? Can I use a scope (available) instead of a signal strength
>I'm pretty green with this stuff, more acclimated to digital electronics,
>but always game to get in there and try not to make things worse than they
>already are. ;-)
> Thanks again everyone, and Steve, I may email you about the info you
>theother_bob at yahoo...