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Old 29-Apr-2015, 1:03 PM   #1
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When scanning my channels with my new antenna I have noticed that my TV indicates that it has found around 40 channels. When the TV is finished scanning I have around 13 channels that come in. Is there a setting that I am missing on my TV to view the remaining channels? or is the signal too weak on the remaining channels that they simply will out come in?

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Old 29-Apr-2015, 1:25 PM   #2
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Check your "favorites" list to see if channels have been turned off or otherwise hidden.

Further, the "channel" tally usually is the sum of all sub-channels, not actual stations. Stations may carry multiple channels with 2-4 total channels per station being the most common implementation. 40 sub-channels across 13 stations would be a fairly average to just above average metro area.
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Old 29-Apr-2015, 11:11 PM   #3
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Also, some tuners will detect a signal that is virtually unwatchable... It' makes the list of possible signals, but in practice is too poor quality to be decoded and viewed reliably.
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