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Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by bluegras, Mar 31, 2008.

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  1. bluegras

    bluegras Godfather

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    good morning i need some help on something i i am looking into buying the directv plus HDTV Receiver with DVR and i would like to eventually pickup over the air channels.Could you please send me a pictues on the back of an Directv HR21-600 receiver so that way i know where i can hook up an over the air antenna.Also could anyone please tell me the least cost over the air antenna that i can buy over at best buy so i can pick up some more locals channels besides the ones that i got now.Any help would be very appreciated

    Have a great day

    Allen Culver
    Streator,Illinois
     
  2. JLucPicard

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    You cannot connect an over-the-air antenna directly to any HR21 model. You need a component called an AM-21, which is the OTA solution for the HR21 DVRs.

    Oh, punctuation and capitalization wouldn't hurt. ;)
     
  3. bluegras

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    when will the AM21 will be coming out?Also when i get one could i get some more of the locals that i do not currently have right now such as the ones in peoria,illinois?will i have to hook up an antenna such as a Terk indoor HDTV antenna?

    Thanks

    Allen
     
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  5. Ed Campbell

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    Short range indoor antenna - get the Zenith Silver Sensor, which is what the Terk and others copy, poorly. Bought mine on sale for $25 from Solid Signal.

    Check with antennaweb.org, too, for what they recommend in your zip code.
     
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