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Conversion boxes-Do I need one with an outside atenna?

I need to know if I need a converter box . I have an outside antenna

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You will need a converter box if you do not have a digital ready television. If you have a digital television, then no you do not need one. make sure of the type antenna you have, as there are uhf only and vhf only and combined uhf/vhf. if you only have a uhf only antenna you may be missing out on channels.

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