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Antenna&box won't pick up the one all-digital channel in my area.

I just connected a HDTV antenna & converter box, but now I can't recieve the one ststion in our area that has already gone to all digital broadcasting. (Channel 29 KCMO )
There are 3 other channels that wont come in unless I turn the box off.
How do I at least get channel 29 to come in?
I've already moved the box and antenna, trying to get a strong signal with no luck.

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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    I received 3 public tv stations prior to the switch and now those channels are gone replaced by one that is 250 miles away! Can't scan to get the other channels back on.....

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If you're using a conbverter box with this AKAI TV then you don't need it, it already includes an ATSC digital tuner inside it.

If the channel you're referring to is actually KMBC in KC, MO, you may be too far away from their broadcast towers to receive a digital signal, they broadcast on UHF channel 31 which is actually digital channel 29.1, if you go to http://www.antennaweb.org and type-in your address and then click continue on the next page it will show a list of all the broadcast antenna's for your area and how far your house is located from them.

But first, if you have this AKAI TV where you posted your question, then remove the converter box and attach the antenna coax cable to the digital input on the TV and then scan for channels from the TV itself and you should get better results.

Good Luck!

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