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Reply To: Do OTA Antennas Go Bad?

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Johan
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If your antenna has a preamp it could be going bad. You could try replacing it. It could also be intermittent interference from your neighbors. Any new electronics in the neighborhood? Like solar panels or LED lights? That can cause problems. I recently lost 3 stations that I used to get. They suddenly vanished. In my case, I think the tower that broadcasted those stations decreased its signal.

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