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  1. highdefjeff

    Grabbit Ears - The BEST Indoor Antenna

    Grabbit Ears Travel 'Tenna Thanks for your kind remarks in the testing of the Grabbit Ears antenna. Did the Leaf antenna or DB-2 work well on your Eviant TV at that location? Also FYI, the Grabbit Ears can be completely flat. The first ones that I made for mailing were flat and on glass...
  2. highdefjeff

    Grabbit Ears - The BEST Indoor Antenna

    Finish washers The actual washers I use are called "Finish washers". They are thin, chrome, and not flat washers. They easily deform to trap the element parts as the screw and nut are tightened together. Again, I will say that I have used a number of washers (lock washers, etc) but have settled...
  3. highdefjeff

    Grabbit Ears - The BEST Indoor Antenna

    Rick, There is no reflector in the design. It does work roughly as well from front to rear or rear to front. I would call it bi-directional in its normal configuration hanging with bowties horizontal. (Actually, I think the surface that Grabbit Ears rests against - wall, brick or wood or window...
  4. highdefjeff

    Grabbit Ears - The BEST Indoor Antenna

    Grabbit Ears are uniquely named according to their characteristics. First, they are God's rabbit ears. What I mean is that the inspiration came from the Lord, and the name as well. I didn't know a three bay antenna "wouldn't work". I was interested in a fractal version of the 2-bay Hoverman...
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    DIY fractal antenna not picking up any VHF stations (channels 2-11)

    Make Grabbit Ears. They recieve all channels and are three bay-one that works great!
  6. highdefjeff

    Can you see the difference between...

    broadcast pixelation and "live" pixelation I was watching the Olympics with a friend the other day when we saw some pixelation. (Anyone watching TV with me expects to spend some time viewing the signal meter, and they know they'll have to listen to me babble about digital reception if anything...
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    Intel lab explores nanoscale power storage

    I find this kind of stuff interesting. SAN JOSE, Calif. — Intel researchers are exploring nanoscale materials that could be used to create ultracapacitors with a greater energy density than today's lithium ion batteries. If successful, the new materials could be mass produced in volumes to...
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    How do I fix a broken HDMI connector?

    I was recently asked this question and I didn't have an answer. I began to search for an answer but what I found wasn't really an answer at all. I have this great need to know, so I've done a little experimenting and have successfully replaced an HDMI connector. As you might know, this is a...
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    Recognition

    I wanted you guys to know that WOWVision! was cited as a reference in Broadcast Engineering November 2009. It is on page 14 in the feedback section. The nice part is that I didn't send them a feedback letter. I made comments online to a great article and they chose to reprint them with the...
  10. highdefjeff

    Research ALERT!

    We have approximately 100 minutes to research the difference in quality from our broadcasters. Currently, the same feed for Haiti is on just about every network channel. At this time you can compare the exact feed from each of your stations. Look for differences in picture and sound. Those...
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