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If i buy a full hd tv,instead of hd ready,can i view HD PROGAMS from outdoor arial without anymore setup. thank you A R SHEARING.

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You do not want to buy HD ready (ready means it will accept HD sources), Ful HD TV will have ATSC digital tuner for off the air signal, you will want it to have QAM tuner also so if you decide to get cable, you can get unencryped HD programs without using the cable box (that is what I am using with my Entended BASIC Comcast cable without using/renting their box, Comcast gives three free boxes, then you have to rent the rest if you have more than 3 TVs at about $7 a month).

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Any hs set you can buy today leagally will have a built in tunner for HD over the air, and there is alot of them out there

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