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52G786 ATSC Tuner no longer works

I have a 52G786 from JVC. I've had it 2 years. Love the set, up until yesterday. I only have a roof antennae (no cable) and I've been using it to receive HD TV out of Green Bay for the past 2 years. Direct connect to ATSC jack. Yesterday it stopped working. No channels come in at all. I know the antennae and cable are fine (tested with a smaller TV with ATSC tuner). 
It is possible for these ATSC tuners to just up and die? 
Thanks in advance for any input. Todd

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I have the same exact model tv...Love it...ATSC tuners is in definition an Analog tuner. As the broadcasting companies change over to Digital broadcasting before the deadline in Febuary 2009 more and more local or Non-Digital chanels are becoming obsolete. You would have to purchase a converter box for your tv if your not planning on getting cable. Another way to gois if you have an old cable line running through you house (no incomming cable) plug you tv into that jack. That also acts as a antenna. The sweet part of all this is that your tv do have a QAM tuner or Digital tuner built in just need that digital antenna to pair it up.

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