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Poor cable tv reception.

Cable company said the reason I get 2 channels showing on 1 is due to the cable that is running through my home is old. Someone told me to buy a signal booster, should I?

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Problem is direct "ingress" of the terrestrial signal from the TV station (off-air) on to the cable along with the signal from the cable company. Typically caused by faulty/bad/cheap connectors and cables. If you are certain that the signal is clean from the cable company, then the best solution is to replace the cable in your home with good quad shielded cable, with good tight connections made. You could start by checking all "F" connectors top see that they are snug. An amp may increase the signal enough to overcome the ingress and help a bit, but it usually just amplifys the same signal.

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