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Channels I turned on my TV and there are no channels. I manually change the channels on the TV itself, and it only indicates numbers 18-56. The Antenna is properly connected. I don't have a remote control. How can I get TV channels without the use of a remote, if at all?

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If you have a menu button on the front of the Tv, you could search for an autoprogram or channel search menu and select that. Otherwise a cheap universal remote might be needed. You also want to make sure it is selected to receive antenna and not cable channels.

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

  • campbellabby
    campbellabby Nov 17, 2012

    what if your tv only has channel 3 and wont change and that the volume changes by itself??

  • Cathi Miller
    Cathi Miller Feb 06, 2015

    How do you make sure it is selected to recieve an antenna instead of cable?

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