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I have a digital TV with an outside antenna and rotor.I rcv analog channels w/o any problem.I can rcv channel 19.1 on my TV and on my old TV with a converter box. I have gone to antennaweb.com to get the proper orientation of my antenna.I CAN'T rcv any other digital stations!! My neighbor(two doors up) rcv digital TV with an antenna smaller than mine.I have tried bypassing the splitter from my antenna,using a signal amplifier ,but nothing works! I even tried using rabbit ears-no dice. I live in Benicia ,CA 94510 and rcv both San Francisco and Sacramento analog beautifully. What else can I do(other than going to cable or dish)

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You will probably need to get a digital HDTV box from your service provider. This would be the easiest fix to resolve this issue. You can get a box for as low as 35$ and its definitely worth it.

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Sir,

may be the rc cables have fault. check the cables.

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If you’re using a directional indoor antenna, like rabbit ears, then it might be as simple as switching to a multi-directional indoor antenna that's designed specifically for digital reception. These newer antennas are flat and may be amplified.You might have to upgrade to an outdoor multi-directional antenna if you're receiving a bad signal due to proximity to the transmission tower or obstacles blocking the signal. Antenna Web is great resource for finding the right outdoor antenna for your address.
If you know your antenna isn’t the issue then you might need to change the coaxial cable connecting the antenna to the tuner. RG6, preferably quad-shielded, is the recommended type of coaxial.
It’s possible that the digital signal is coming a lower point on the tower than the analog signal. This is a line of sight issue. Once analog disappears the signal should go back to the top of the tower.

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Some TV tuners might not be very sensitive to the OTA HD signals and that is why you're not picking up all the available digital channels.
I've experienced with two different brand of HD TVs. One is a sharp LCD picking up more HD channels then an Insignia LCD even with a rabbits ears.

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The frequency catcher of the antenna may be weaker then required.to receive the digital channels u can attach a network booster which will solve the problem.

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