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I have a Westinghouse 26 inch TV. Model # SK-26H590D. It will not scan channel 9. I have tried both the automatic scan and the find channel scan. It is hooked to a Phillips Mant 510 vhf/uhf indoor antenna on the first floor. My older TV is hooked to a digital converter box and has no problem finding channel 9 even when using the same indoor antenna located in the basement.

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    I cant get 2 of my channels in ive even moved my antenna I just got a emerson LF391EM4F because i was told i didnt need a converter box cause its built into tv whats going on?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    It dont scan the channels

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    I hooked up a GE amplified indoor antenna to my JVC LT-47X579 TV. When I go to settings and then TV, the tuner option is grayed out so I can't change it from cable to air. What do I need to do to get to the option? I see in some of your answers you talk about a converter box. Do I need one of those? Thanks.



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I carried my Westinghouse TV to the basement. Unplugged the antenna from the digital converter box and connected it to my digital TV. I then re-scanned for channels and found channel 9. After carrying the Westinghouse TV back upstairs, I connected the original set-up and tuned to channel 9 which was now showing on the screen as no signal. From that point I moved my VHF dipoles until I had located the correct position for reception. A little labor intensive, but I was fortunate to have another antenna that was receiving channel 9.

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