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MrPappagiorgio
Navy Fan
Prairieville
Member since Jan 2009
35559 posts

No CBS through HD antenna

Just moved into my house and don't have cable yet so I picked up a HD antenna. I catch most local stations but not CBS. Anybody have any ideas why?


LSU Tigershark
South Alabama Fan
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Member since Dec 2007
7967 posts

re: No CBS through HD antenna
I'm in hot springs, ar and couldnt pick up any stations yesterday. My parents don't have cable or anything. I had to watch the saints game on my iphone through slingbox


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Blades
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Plum Broque Drive
Member since Jan 2006
1105 posts

re: No CBS through HD antenna
What is your location? If you are trying to catch WAFB in Baton Rouge, it is on a VHF band and most HD antennas are UHF only.


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I Love Bama
Alabama Fan
Alabama
Member since Nov 2007
33753 posts

re: No CBS through HD antenna
Another option is to run an HDMI cable from your Computer to your TV....

I guess you are posting from your phone though.


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Penn
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Jax Beach
Member since Jan 2008
22861 posts

re: No CBS through HD antenna
Try 9.2, some HD channels can be picked up on the .2's, abc 2.2, NBC 33.2, etc


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DoctorTechnical
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jul 2009
1256 posts

re: No CBS through HD antenna
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picked up a HD antenna


Wish the marketers would stop with the "HD antenna" scam. An antenna is an antenna, and as the previous poster pointed out, you need something that can pick up WAFB's low-powered VHF signal.

This old-reliable model will fix you right up.


tigerlaw
LSU Fan
Madisonville
Member since Mar 2004
679 posts

re: No CBS through HD antenna
Move it. I had the same problem with CBS. A few feet can make a huge difference.


MrPappagiorgio
Navy Fan
Prairieville
Member since Jan 2009
35559 posts

re: No CBS through HD antenna
I've tried 3 different antennas, including an old school model and still nothing. Looks like ill be watching football elsewhere.


Croacka
UNLV Fan
Denham Springs
Member since Dec 2008
54901 posts

re: No CBS through HD antenna
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Looks like ill be watching football elsewhere.


ESPN3 On XBOX BRO


PentagonTiger
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Taylor Hall
Member since Dec 2008
686 posts

re: No CBS through HD antenna
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ESPN3 On XBOX BRO


This, greatest idea XBOX has ever come up with.


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