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I just purchased an amplified indoor HDTV Antenna to better receive HD tv. Is the LCD display supposed to be on all the time??? How can I get better reception from a broken picture even rotating the antenna??? I can only get 3 PBS stations and 1 local station!

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I don't know in what area you live & therefore how strong your reception area will be, but as a general rule an indoor antenna is never the best type of aerial to have to receive digital signals, you will always find that you pick up some good strong channels but more often the rest of the channels will be poor or non-existant & will constantly break-up/freeze etc. The best advice would be to try & fit an outdoor antenna if possible.

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