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Old 24-Jan-2011, 4:49 AM   #2
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Based on the information I see here, the TV2 output is a composite base-band signal, not RF. Are you using an external modulator or the port labeled "Active Distribution"?

If your new HDTV has an HDMI input, I would recommend you use HDMI to link the sat. rx to your TV. If no HDMI, then use component (Y,Pb,Pr), S-video or composite (listed in descending order of preference). The lowest quality video + audio connection will be via RF.

If you absolutly must use RF, then you may be able to find a Jointenna at Warren Electronics. Be sure to verify the channel number... the Jointenna product uses over the air channel numbering. I don't know if the VIP622 uses OTA or cable channel numbers. The frequency of OTA channel 60 is not the same as Cable channel 60.

I see mtownsend has good info also (thx)
If the well is dry and you don't see rain on the horizon, you'll need to dig the hole deeper. (If the antenna can't get the job done, an amp won't fix it.)

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