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Old 06-22-2014, 07:09 PM   #41
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The Jack light is dim because of maybe two issues, 1st no tv reception or more likely, you need to turn the meter gain up a bit. That's the little adjustment screw on the bottom of the antenna. Just a little up. This should make the lights brighter, then turn the antenna until all the lights are lite. That should be a lock.
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Old 06-22-2014, 07:18 PM   #42
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The Jack light is dim because of maybe two issues, 1st no tv reception or more likely, you need to turn the meter gain up a bit. That's the little adjustment screw on the bottom of the antenna. Just a little up. This should make the lights brighter, then turn the antenna until all the lights are lite. That should be a lock.
You don't have a pic hanging around anywhere as to which screw this is do you?
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Old 06-22-2014, 07:53 PM   #43
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3/32" shaft, 1/4" long, black with serrations only turns maybe 1/4 revolution. Shaft has slot in top, rotate with fingers.
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Old 06-22-2014, 08:04 PM   #44
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You say it's on the bottom of the antenna, here's what mine looks like. Is it under the mounting bracket?
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Old 06-22-2014, 08:37 PM   #46
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That's a replacement head for the bat-wing antenna. I don't think you'll have an adjustment screw unless you have it on a wall plate. Do you have a picture of your wall plate?
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Ok. Just thinking about this some more. A replacement head uses the original power supply. So, you won't have a blue light. But, if your red light is dim, you may have an power supply problem. The wall plate with the button is a power supply and a DC block. If your co-ax cable's center conductor is shorted to the shielding, then you may get a dim red led. Also, if the power supply is bad, it might do the same.
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[QUOTE=Timex;638334]I didn't purchase the signal meter that goes inside the TT. On my tv(as probably other's as well) there is a signal meter for each channel. I understand that the Jack is more directional sensitive than the batwing. And no, I didn't turn the antenna in different directions. I was trying to compare apples to apples. As a matter of fact, the TT is inside my building! But that shouldn't matter in this case because some people mount antennas in their attic. I was concerned that the red light on the bottom of the antenna(being dim) would have something to do with the power of reception.

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Yes, this is a replacement head that mounts on the rotating arms that the batwing was mounted. I only have the original wall plate that has the switching button for ant/cable. Guess I'm outta luck for increasing the gain.
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Old 06-22-2014, 09:05 PM   #49
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That gain is ONLY for the signal meter. It does nothing for the actual reception.
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Old 06-22-2014, 09:24 PM   #50
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This all I got.
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