Originally Posted by olyteddy /forum/post/15531717
That is probably 'ingress' (the OTA signal interfering with the CATV signal). Tighten all the connections and use good cable.
Originally Posted by egnlsn /forum/post/15538010
No. Ingress is when signals floating around in the air leak into the line. Worst offenders are substandard/loose connectors and substandard jumper cables.
Originally Posted by tripleM /forum/post/15538156
So check the wall paltes & coaxial connections?
This is an apartment where the TV is located in.
Originally Posted by egnlsn /forum/post/15541041
Yes, inspect all of the connections in the apartment -- not just at the outlet, but at the distribution splitter as well. That includes taking a wallplate apart and checking the backside. Connectors need to be hex-crimp or, preferably, compression. No connectors that twist onto the cable. Replace any cheap jumper cables, like the ones that come with VCRs.
Originally Posted by tripleM /forum/post/15542663
Not my apartment but gf's - so where can I find the distribution splitter?
It's not like my house where the outside cable comes into a distribution box in the basement & gets fed into each of the rooms.
Originally Posted by Ratman /forum/post/15552442
Why not contact the landlord and/or the cableco directly and have them inspect/test/resolve the issue?