DTV rescan finds a number of numbers changes

David Struffolino
Wed Jan 28 10:41:35 EST 2009

Yeah, I forgot to mention that I can get analog 25 and 38, a little snowy,
but very readable.

What kind of amplified antenna did you get for Andover?

On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Jim Hall <> wrote:

> Is there a good UHF element on your antenna? You've mentioned all VHF
> channels. Many people forget that "channel 5" is now really "channel 20". I
> had rabbit ears with just a simple UHF loop before I got a digital TV. It
> didn't really pull in the digital stations. I bought an amplified and very
> directional multi-element indoor UHF antenna and now digital comes in fine
> in Andover.
> -----Original Message-----
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> David Struffolino
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> I hate this. I'm in the Merrimack Valley and I can't get a thing on my DTV
> converter boxes. On analog I've always had great signals for 7, 9, and
> 11 and somewhat usable signals (snowy, but watchable) on 4, 5, 6, 8, 13 and
> sometimes 10.
> I have a rooftop antenna (which was there when I bought the house 10 years
> ago) and I have tried three different internal/amplified antennas over the
> past few months but I get nothing at all on the DTV boxes.

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