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Live in an apartment that doesn't face towards DirecTV satelite so cannot get HD through them. The cable provider for the apartment is SBC/ATT (which in my apartment is DirecTV, go figure) but they do not offer HD service either. Just want to get some HD channels even if its just local. I've tried numerous OTA HDTV antennas and none work, will not even pick up a signal period much less digital. Last HD antenna i tried was the Terk Indoor Amplified HDTV Antenna and got nothing. I think my main problem is that i live right next to a large airport, Dallas/Fort Worth, and i think it is causing a lot of interference. If i plug in my tv straight in to the wall outlet i get decent local channels but nothing HD digital signals. Any help would be greatly appreciated, i'd prefer an indoor antenna because of my apaprtments but at this point i'll try anything.


Here is what i get from antenna web:

* yellow - uhf KXAS-DT 5.1 NBC FORT WORTH TX 157° 19.9 41

* yellow - uhf KXTX-DT 40.1 TEL DALLAS TX 157° 19.9 40

* yellow - uhf KTVT-DT 11.1 CBS FORT WORTH TX 155° 20.7 19

* yellow - uhf KTXA-DT 21.1 IND FORT WORTH TX 158° 22.9 18

* yellow - uhf KSTR-DT 49.1 UNI IRVING TX 158° 22.9 48

* yellow - uhf KPXD-DT 68.1 i ARLINGTON TX 158° 19.5 42

* yellow - uhf KMPX-DT 30.1 DAY DECATUR TX 80° 8.6 30

* yellow - uhf KUVN-DT 23.1 UNI GARLAND TX 157° 19.6 24

* yellow - uhf KDAF-DT 33.1 CW DALLAS TX 158° 22.9 32

* yellow - uhf KDTN-DT 2.1 DAY DENTON TX 158° 22.9 43

* yellow - vhf WFAA-DT 8.1 ABC DALLAS TX 159° 19.8 9

* yellow - uhf KDFW-DT 4.1 FOX DALLAS TX 159° 19.8 35

* yellow - uhf KERA-DT 13.1 PBS DALLAS TX 155° 20.6 14

* yellow - uhf KFWD-DT 52.1 IND FORT WORTH TX 157° 19.8 51

* green - uhf KDTX-DT 58.1 TBN DALLAS TX 157° 19.6 45

* green - uhf KDFI-DT 27.1 MNT DALLAS TX 158° 22.9 36

* violet - uhf KLDT-DT 55.1 IND LAKE DALLAS TX 22° 11.2 54
 

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Are you sure about the lack of digital chs on cable? Do you have a QAM tuner equipped TV?


You should pick up something with an indoor antenna in the right direction.
 

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Are you sure about the lack of digital chs on cable? Do you have a QAM tuner equipped TV?


You should pick up something with an indoor antenna in the right direction.

Yes i have not been able to get any quality signal using a directional indoor antenna, the best i can get is a very fuzzy signal. Each signal i get seem to have same interference pattern goin across the screen, this is why i think the airport may be causing the problem. I have an XBR2 tv, so it has the necessary built-in tuner.
 
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