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I live 45 miles from Toledo and last year I purchased a new Digital Antenna from amazon . com. It's a Directional DB2 by antennas direct. 5 Stars. I installed per co. directions and had it pointed per directions from the internet at 273 degrees from my house toward Toledo, as all signals come from the same direction. I receive all analog signals fantasticaly and all the Digital signals are super, but the signal from the NBC station won't come in digitaly. It comes in sometimes for like a day or two, then the converter box tells me there's no signal. When it does come in, it's a great picture for a while, then it starts to line out and completly quits. All the other stations, CBS,PBS,FOX are great and I havn't had any problems with them except during storms.
The converter box is hooked up directily to the TV
At a lost on what to do.

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Welcome to the world of digital broadcasting. Chances are the antenna isn't positioned quite right for the station that's giving you trouble. It's not a TV issue or problem with the converter since other channels are fine, so it comes down to signal strength. Most of the time it's okay, but sometimes when band conditions change it gets weak enough that the converter box can't tune it. You might try shifting the antenna slightly while noting signal strength on the different channels. You'll likely find a few degrees change may give you a reliable signal on the problem channel without noticeable reduction in the others.

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