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11 years with out HD Locals

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#26 OFFLINE   Orion9



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Posted 06 January 2014 - 05:36 PM

A few years ago Dish had a price dispute with one my locals and it was off the air for about ~6 weeks I think. Not SD-ized - just gone. There was one show on that channel that I liked a LOT so I got an antenna and watched it OTA. And yes it wasn't as easy as I would have liked because the signal varied and my location is awful - right behind a forested hill. And I didn't have a DVR at that time that integrated OTA signals so I actually had to.. gasp.... sit down in front of the TV at some predetermined time.

But I was a tad frustrated so I did it. If I was "frustrated to no end " then I might have taken further measures:

Better/higher antenna
Move (That would be the "frustrated to no end " answer I guess :))

But I was just a little frustrated so I put a cheesy little antenna up and watched it. Just letting you know that I've had the occasional OTA frustration too, but I still can't tell you anything about the whys or the whens of yours.

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#27 OFFLINE   shadough



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Posted 06 January 2014 - 08:07 PM

You also dont have to spend money on buying an ANTENAE.  Apparently you can make your own.  Just follow along on this youtube video: http://www.youtube.c...h?v=7j80C9d1o9Y


Voila, I solved your problem of having to BUY one, *gasp*

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