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Auto tuner provides different results at different times

I can't figure this out! After I connect my analog cable service, I run the auto tuner. The tuner finds all 72 channels and all is well. Then after a while, all of a sudden I am only able to view 12 channels?! I try running the auto tuner again and still, only 12 channels. Then a different day, I get 72 again and later, the same problem? Can anyone figure out what's going on? My mom is NOT happy without her Weather Channel (which is Channel 49!) Thank you for your help.

p.s. She thinks it's the remotes fault which IS tempremental (and old; original remote for 2000 RCA F36648)

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  • Mark Schuknecht Nov 23, 2008

    I figured it out! Sometimes when I ran setup, when it asked wehter or not I had cable installed I would accidentely answer "NO" so the TV woudl only tune 12 channels! When I answer "YES" I receive all 72 channels. Thanks for the help anyways guys : )

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Wax,

I'm not sure what you mean by a gold star arial? Could you describe in more detail, please? Also, the cable does pass through an amplifier as well. Furthermore, how can my signal be blocked if it's cable? I've never heard of that before? Thank for your help and I'll wait to hear back from you concerning these questions. You can email me back at markschu@hotmail.com if you want : )

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Hi there you need a gold star arial or your signal (Azimuth window) is blocked (Trees, Building, arial has moved)

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