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Digital tv not picking up digital signal??

Purchased 19" Emerson HDTV that was supposed to be digital tv ready, but when our tv station did the DTV test, the television failed. We had it hooked up to an outside antennae. Does this mean we will
have to use a converter box with the digital tuner on this tv???
If so, I am really disappointed to pay extra for a digital tv and it not work. Thanks

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  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    We can pick up only two channels with our convertor box and we have an antenna that is probably thirty years old and works fine with the analog system. We also have a brand new set that is dtv ready. It's a 2008 model. Does this mean we won't be able to pick up the signal with a new set either? What can we do?



    We live in the Clintonville, Wisconsin area. It is 40 miles straight west of Green Bay, Wisconsin and about 40 miles north of Appleton, Wisconsin.

    We are also 3 hours north of Milwaukee. We are basically located in Northeastern Wisconsin.



    Can you help? Sue Mills N3124 Midway Court Lane, Clintonville, WI. 54929 e-me @: coppy2@frontiernet.net

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According to the manufacturer, the EWL20D6 Television is not digital ready. If that is the case then you will have to use a converter box in order to receive the digital channels.

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