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Hello my name is Johan,

I am the author and tech guy of Over The Air Digital TV website. I started the site to educate the public on the alternative ways you can watch television besides subscribing to cable. I have been in the audio-visual business for over 20 years. I have dealt with all aspects of the business from installations to running live events. I also have an extensive computer networking background. I have worked on and maintained computers and networks for many large companies. I am a Microsoft Certified Professional and CompTIA Network+ Certified Technician. I am currently working as a freelance AV/Network technician. I hope you will find my articles and reviews helpful in conscious uncabling.

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September 1, 2019 0

Locast Over The Air TV Over The Internet

Last updated: Sunday, September 1, 2019Locast is a non-profit online streaming company that takes an over the air antenna signal and rebroadcasts it over the internet. It is an interesting concept and was tried years ago by a company called Aereo. The government shut it down due to copyright issues. Locast gets around this by accepting donations. You can donate 5 dollars a month and get commercial-free service. If you don’t donate, your viewing will be interrupted with a commercial asking for donations. The channel line up is small consisting mostly of local channels in your area. I was able to test it out while I was on vacation. I streamed shows on my iPad and laptop. It was somewhat convenient because the [...]
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  1. I’m less than 20 miles from the tv station, but had to use an attic antenna to get NBC. I moved a few miles closer to the station, and now cannot get it at all. Any ideas?

    • Are there any major obstructions; like trees or buildings in the way? It could be the type of antenna you have. Do you have a pre-amp attached to the antenna. You could try removing it and see if it helps. I have also seen with my televisions that not all tuners are build the same. One of my televisions will receive FOX better then the other. So it could be your tuner. If you have another TV with a different tuner, try plugging that one in and see if it works. Hope this helps and good luck.

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