Reply To: Different OTA Channels on Different TVs Hooked Into Same Antenna System

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Johan
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It could be several things. The TV receiving fewer channels could be father way and the cable runs are longer. It might require a powered splitter to boost the signal. This would allow the tv to have a stronger signal. The other issue I have seen, not all tuners are built alike. Depending on the television manufacturer, some tuners work better than others. I have two televisions both using the same antenna each TV has different manufacturers. One tv tuner works better than the other. You could try swapping TVs and recan. See if it makes a difference. Then you could determine if it’s the tuner or if you need a powered splitter.

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