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Thread: KRBK 49 signal issues

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Alexandria, VA, US


    I will mention something otherwise absent from this discussion. If the signal is staying consistent when these drops are happening, it could be at the station end. To the best of my knowledge, the KRBK transmitters are all fed via C-band satellite. So it's possible they're having satellite signal issues and it's showing up over the air.

    Not highly likely, but possible.

    - Trip
    Come visit RabbitEars for all your digital TV subchannel informational needs.

    Comments are my own and not that of the FCC (my employer) or anyone else.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Springfield, Missouri


    KRBK signal was at it again a couple days ago. Keep in mind I am only 11 miles from the Springfield tower. This was with the outdoor antenna pointed directly at their tower. I recorded this with my iPhone (.mov), then converted it to wmv format. Video runs a bit over half a minute. You can see what the signal is doing, no explanation needed.

    I sent an email to the KRBK engineers last week about this and no one has bothered to reply to me.

    I will mention there was a weather alert crawl running at the time I recorded this, BUT that wasn't the issue. KRBK's signal will do this at random times throughout the day (evenings are the worst) when it is perfectly good weather. Anyone have an idea what's going on here? I can't believe its a satellite signal issue, with the terrestrial signal bouncing like that.
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    Jim Thomas
    Springfield, MO

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