Why Isn’t My Antenna Picking Up Channels?

Possible causes: Once you have properly installed the antenna, changed the input on your TV to ‘ANTENNA’, and run a channel scan, you should be receiving at least some of your local channels.

If this is not the case, the reason could be one of the following: There is not a clear line of sight to the broadcast towers.

How do I get more channels on my antenna?

Here are my hints and tips to help you get the most channels with your indoor antenna.

  • Experiment with Different Locations in Your Home.
  • Use a Longer Cable To Reach That Window.
  • Face it Towards the TV Transmitter Towers.
  • Lay Your Antenna Flat Horizontally.
  • Move it Higher Up (Highly Recommended)

Why can’t I get Channel 11 with my antenna?

So to receive FOX 11, you need an antenna that is capable of receiving both VHF and UHF signals, which is what we sell. This has been the most common cause for not being able to receive FOX 11 when all other channels work. There can also be other issues with signal reception.

Why can’t I get NBC on my antenna?

The likely reason you can’t get WESH channel 2.1 the NBC affiliate in Orlando is the fault of your TV antenna not the TV station. It’s not the transmitting signal strength of the station. There are over 300 VHF TV stations across the U.S. and this issues exist wherever there are VHF TV stations.

What channels can I pick up with an antenna?

With an HDTV antenna, you can pick up over-the-air (OTA) broadcast channels such as ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, CW, PBS, ION and many others. Many of the most popular television shows, along with sporting events and local news, are broadcast on OTA television in High Definition.