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by: waterstruck December 1, 2012 6:18 PM PST

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by waterstruck - 12/1/12 6:18 PM

I was going to tryt he whole hook up an antenna and see if I get any channels so I can drop my cable. One question I have is do I need a digital to analog converter if my TV is HDTV flat screen? I didn't think so but just wanted to check. Also, is this really worth trying? I checked to see how far the towers are at the FCC website and mine are only 4 miles away. SO I was thinking about trying an indoor amplified multidirectional antenna. The reading I did said the multidirectionals are good for under 25 miles from a tower and then an amplified would be good if one lives near trees or tall buildings etc, and I live next to the woods but the trees are not that tall so I guess I could go either way...Does anyone have any suggestions? Does this really work?

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