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No UHF channels

I just got this from a friend and I'm only running with a roof antenna. I was able to set everything up perfectly. It recognized all the channels I receive but it won't display any of my UHF channels (23,29,41,45) even though it has the name/caption of the station displayed. Any thoughts? TIVO support said it has to do with the hardware, not their software so they referred me to Philips

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Sorry, looking up the Phillips PTV100, it does not support over the air broadcasting. Supports, cable and satellite reception.

The reason you are picking up The VHF channels (2-13) is they match cable channel frequencies up to this point. The UHF frequencies are not the same as the cable frequencies, even though the channel numbers seem the same.

Some other models or brands of TIVO may have this ability.

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

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I would suggest to check the VCR settings, It may be set for cable receptions and not OFF the air.
Go into menu and look for the ANT or Standard Channels.
Good Luck.

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

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