From Analog to Digital: Antenna problems!

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 4:39 pm
I discovered what the problem was, and fixed it up, for free! :D

My brother, his fiancee & my niece were visiting, we were talking about digital TV and I mentioned my missing channels.

My sister-in-law-to-be said she'd look at my TV, and that's when we found out just where the antenna was plugged into.

I hadn't watched the antenna guy when he connected everything up, so hey it was news to me that the antenna was plugged into the back of my VCR, with a connector cable from VCR to TV.

Maybe this is causing the signals to be weak, sis-in-law-to-be suggested. So we unplugged the connector cable from the TV's antenna plug and plugged the antenna into it.

Then did a new auto programming thing for the TV......and hey presto, it picked up every digital channel! :D Also the analog channels have much nicer reception than before.

This was only Thursday and so far it's still working. Might have a signal drop out in bad weather or something but otherwise I think it's fixed! :<
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:29 am
Der you would think that a qualified antenna person would know that antenna plug should go IN to TV and OUT to recording device wouldn't you....even I know that ;)

Glad you got it sorted, and hope you have no more problems! ooX
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