Sorry, I just got home from work.
Ok... My RCA Amplified Indoor Antenna is first and foremost plugged into the wall outlet. There is a switch on the back of the antenna for Bypass, Amp, and Cable In. Mine is set for amp. The antenna coax is plugged into my set top box. My set top box is connected to my tv. The amp controls on the antenna are set to the highest setting.
Yes, you need a stb to get HDTV/digital signals from the stations unless your television has a built in tuner that will decode them. You should be able to get analog stations though. With this antenna I received analog, WRAL, WITN, WNCT, WTVD, WCTI, WYDO, WNCN, sometimes WLFL, WUNK, WRDC, WRAY, WEPX, WRAZ and a couple of others. Something is not right in your set up if you're not getting anything at all especially with WNCT, WITN, WYDO, and WUNK.
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