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Old 05-15-2012, 10:23 AM   #1
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Tunning your TV

Put your Antenna up or hook into a cable box outside. The TV in ours is a RCA 22 inch Flat screen on a wall swivel mount. Turn on your TV and on your remote hit “Menu”. Scrool over to “Channel”. Hit “Enter”. Make sure your TV shows “Air” (if cable select that). Scrool down to “Auto Channel Search”. Hit “Enter” your TV should now be running a computer program searching the Air Antenna or Cable for both Analog and Digital channels they pick up. You will wait about 4-5 minutes for this program to run. Note that most of your channels will show up around the 75percent to 90 percent done. When this is completed use your channel up on your remote (mine starts at D-11-1) and channel up to your new channels. We get 10 to 20 channels out of the air. Remember you should do this at every new campsite. I was amazed at the number of Digital Air channels that are out there.

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X2 on using the OTA Antenna and picking up the Natl Broadcast Digital Stations free to use for the public. This is the ABC-CBS-NBC-FOX-PBS local stations being transmitted in full high def mode. You dont even get these HDTV digital TV signals from the camp ground cable TV hookups. We switch between OTA antenna to pick up the local HDTV stations in the area and then to the CAMP GROUND CABLE to get the cable line-up of stations like CNN-TWC-Movies etc...

Watching full blown high def TV is much better than watching the camp ground analog TV signals.

The Natl Broadcast digital channels also have as many as 6-sub signal transmissions from each channel. The local stations around the camp ground local area use this for 24/7 live weather/radar stations and other public orientated stations. Kind neat to have the local WX info to use from the local area you are in.
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There are things that can interfere with you getting the air signal. Trees are one of them. A nice shaded spot with lots of trees is great but heck for TV reception. Knowing which way to point your antenna will also affect reception.
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Put your Antenna up or hook into a cable box outside. The TV in ours is a RCA 22 inch Flat screen on a wall swivel mount. Turn on your TV and on your remote hit “Menu”. Scrool over to “Channel”. Hit “Enter”. Make sure your TV shows “Air” (if cable select that). Scrool down to “Auto Channel Search”. Hit “Enter” your TV should now be running a computer program searching the Air Antenna or Cable for both Analog and Digital channels they pick up. You will wait about 4-5 minutes for this program to run. Note that most of your channels will show up around the 75percent to 90 percent done. When this is completed use your channel up on your remote (mine starts at D-11-1) and channel up to your new channels. We get 10 to 20 channels out of the air. Remember you should do this at every new campsite. I was amazed at the number of Digital Air channels that are out there.

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Is this just by using your antenna? Or is it hooked up to a dish or cable box?

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Put your Antenna up or hook into a cable box outside. The TV in ours is a RCA 22 inch Flat screen on a wall swivel mount. Turn on your TV and on your remote hit “Menu”. Scrool over to “Channel”. Hit “Enter”. Make sure your TV shows “Air” (if cable select that). Scrool down to “Auto Channel Search”. Hit “Enter” your TV should now be running a computer program searching the Air Antenna or Cable for both Analog and Digital channels they pick up. You will wait about 4-5 minutes for this program to run. Note that most of your channels will show up around the 75percent to 90 percent done. When this is completed use your channel up on your remote (mine starts at D-11-1) and channel up to your new channels. We get 10 to 20 channels out of the air. Remember you should do this at every new campsite. I was amazed at the number of Digital Air channels that are out there.

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The menu on my TV is different from your TV. I am assuming "Air Channels" are channels being picked up by an antenna. I get 10 channels on our lot, but at some campsites I get 60 or more. Those campgrounds are closer to cities. Many trailers come with powered antennas. You need to turn the antenna on. Usually there is a button on panel you connect the cable to.
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Is this just by using your antenna? Or is it hooked up to a dish or cable box?

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Just the antenna. We found when we moved from site to site 100 miles we had to re-run the TV search mode in the Channel set up. Got great picture, better than the camp ground cable.
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