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Digital channels Have tried to tune in digital and says is tuning digital but when finished there are only analogue. Have bought new aerial and cable and had a tv man install them. I have tried so many things I just don't know anymore. Thank you

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Is the antenna a UHF/ VHF type? most of the broadcasters are broadcasting in UHF for the digital, also an antenna pre amp will help tune in those distant stations. you must point the antenna in the area of the signal. if you are able to pick up 35% of the singal or better, you will have a picture.

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Hi Giggles74,
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