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Offline bleyton

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Re: KLAX will be down indefinetly. Future status unknown
« Reply #50 on: March 12, 2010, 11:44:40 AM »
I got a notification by email (I like that feature a lot, Dave) that the KLAX feed went down about 4:00 AM.  I have no idea what's up with that, but I will have my wife check it out when she gets there.

rootbear75:  Thanks for the kind remarks.  I don't think a suction cup antenna will do much - I tried a j-pole taped to the window and it was no better than the whip.  I think the window film is metallic, and it is shielding the signals.

ArmedNPissed:  At the moment we are just going to feed the N and S towers.  Later we may try adding another feed for other stuff.

Brian
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Re: KLAX will be down indefinetly. Future status unknown
« Reply #51 on: March 12, 2010, 12:03:19 PM »
rootbear75:  Thanks for the kind remarks.  I don't think a suction cup antenna will do much - I tried a j-pole taped to the window and it was no better than the whip.  I think the window film is metallic, and it is shielding the signals.


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No way you could run a wire to the outside of the store then mount it on the front of the store?
stick it towards the side so it's inconspicuous (sp?) could work.

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Re: KLAX will be down indefinetly. Future status unknown
« Reply #52 on: March 12, 2010, 02:34:50 PM »
No way you could run a wire to the outside of the store then mount it on the front of the store?
stick it towards the side so it's inconspicuous (sp?) could work.

Not without drilling a hole in something, and I really don't want to go there.  The landlord is nice, but I doubt they are that nice.  Besides, it's hard to be inconspicuous with a storefront on Sepulveda Blvd.

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Re: KLAX will be down indefinetly. Future status unknown
« Reply #53 on: March 12, 2010, 06:04:28 PM »
Thanks a lot for getting LAX up again, you saved my life :roll: :mrgreen:

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Re: KLAX will be down indefinetly. Future status unknown
« Reply #54 on: March 12, 2010, 08:19:07 PM »
Thanks for the LAX feed. Nice to hear it again.  :-D

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Re: KLAX will be down indefinetly. Future status unknown
« Reply #55 on: March 13, 2010, 01:53:43 AM »
Now I just had another idea about the possibly mounting of an antenna in the corner of the window. They make antennas with window contacts...... i dont know if it would work :/
Just another of many ideas i have in my head.
See pic:
I have 2 possible ideas.



I mean, its fine how it is now, im just thinking that this MIGHT get clearer reception :/
I dont' know what would be involved in this setup.

Also: there is no drilling involved in the second pic. I see car's that have windshield mounted antennas with a cord going thru the windshield... I could be wrong.

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Re: KLAX will be down indefinetly. Future status unknown
« Reply #56 on: March 13, 2010, 10:14:38 PM »
And down.