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I have a polaroid hdtv model TLA-d1911c that wont get a local channel.I bought a new antenna and hooked it up but it still wont pick anything up.

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You may be looking in the wrong place or have the wrong kind of antenna. With the digital conversion, TV channels shifted from the numbers they used before. In my area, the previous Channel 6 is now broadcasting in the UHF band.
It can be harder to adjust the antenna for a digital TV because it is either working well or totally off - no gradually decreasing "snow" as a clue.
It is possible your TV is not equipped to pick up digital TV. There are converters to translate digital TV to analog signals for older TV. They cost between $30 and $70 depending on features.

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