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When i have my cable tv hooked directly from the wall into the Ant A input on the tv i will loose picture and sound for a little while for no apparent reason. It started about 6 months ago and i learned that if i left it on all the time the problem was far less likely to occur but the past couple days its gotten to the point that i cant watch anything that isn't hooked up via s-video or rca jacks through one of the other inputs

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Check the tv setup menu for rf input mode [choices will be 'air', cable' and cable hrc'] usuallu when this is set incorrectly, the upper channels will be most affeced, and in most cases the video quality suffers- however, if the set is otherwise functioning properly, it is possible that this setting is not set for the signal you cable provider is sending. in hrc mode, some channels are shifted a half megahertz. good luck

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