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Moved into a rental house recently where the aerial on the roof was connected by a pay tv cable to a box onthe side of the house (which was previously installed by the cable tv company) - this box then had (amongst others) a cable running under the house and into the tv room. I don't want pay tv I just want free to air - can I simply plug into the outlet in the tv room and get free to air through the pay tv cable - or do I have to disconnect the pay tv cable from my antenna and install a new co-axial from the roof antenna to my TV?

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You may bypass the box by using a straight connector, find the cable that lead to the TV room and connect it to the cable from the aerial antenna.

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