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Basic cable is included in my rent, but I do not get channels like WE, OWN, EVINE, or HSN. Can you receive these channels with this antenna?
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how high in the air does it have to go to work well?
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RCA RCA Outdoor HD Antenna

Enjoy clear pictures and excellent reception with this RCA Outdoor HD Antenna. It has built-in safety measures to overcome the negative impact that atmospheric conditions can sometimes cause. This model allows you to watch local HD and all digital TV broadcasts. This outdoor UHF/VHF antenna comes pre-assembled for easy installation. The UHF reflectors fold-out and lock easily with snap-on components. The cross-phase multi-element design with its heavy duty locking mast clamp helps lock into the strongest UHF/VHF/FM signals. The digital outdoor antenna includes a matching transformer. Since HD signals are supported you can enjoy viewing HD channels that feature stunning high resolution picture quality. This RCA Outdoor HD Antenna comes in a fixed wall mount design.
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Questions & Answers for RCA RCA Outdoor HD Antenna

Question

Is this antenna Multidrectional or directional? and from how many miles away can it receive uhf signal?

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Trev
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
It is directional. It will wok best with a rotator installed.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
mikeandy
answer 2
The antenna is one directional meaning you have to aim it at the transmitter. It will pull in digital and uhf signals although I don,t know of any tv stations still transmitting uhf. We are 40 miles from the towers and are getting 37 channels with this bad boy.
Hope that helps.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
antennaguru
Question

Do I still need a digital converter box with this antenna?

asked 2 years, 11 months ago
By
GS211
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
4 answers
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answer 1
Only if you have an older TV..
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
kisswife
answer 2
that depends on your TV, not the antenna. If you need a converter box now, you would need one with this antenna also untill you get a new TV with a digital tuner.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
blupupher
answer 3
If you going to use an analog tv ( the older kind) then yes you do a conveter box to convert the digital signals to analog so your tv can display the channels.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
By
genious123
answer 4
no
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
By
RevTN
 - powhatan va.
Question

does this atenna come with mounting kit?

asked 2 years, 7 months ago
By
Tim
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
4 answers
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answer 1
NO
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
mikeandy
answer 2
Yes the antenna comes with what you need to mount to your existing pole.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
antennaguy12
answer 3
No...
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
kisswife
answer 4
no, it just has the mount holder on the antenna, no poles to mount to.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
blupupher
Question

Does this only. Weigh 1.55 lbs

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Grubworm
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
2 answers
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answer 1
Once assembled I would say the unit weighs about 15 pounds or less, but it is large and not really a one-person job to maneuver to mount.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
HelpfulWriter
answer 2
No it doesn't. I'm not sure of the exact weight, but it's not super heavy. The box the antenna comes in is pretty long, though.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
jewel70
Question

how is my reception in new york 10543

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
larry
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
2 answers
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answer 1
Go to www.antennaweb.org and plug in your zip or address to find out what you can get.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
antennaguru
answer 2
Try www.antennaweb.org
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
SquirrelWhisperer
Question

Does this antenna use plastic element locks, to hold the elements open? UV made the plastic brittle on my old antenna in no time.

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
mrdave
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
SquirrelWhisperer
answer 2
a few are plastic, but most are metal.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
blupupher
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How many tvs can you conncect to the antenna

asked 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Shon
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
2 answers
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answer 1
Two. More with a distribution amplifier.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
SquirrelWhisperer
answer 2
You can theoretically connect as many TV's as you want to it with splitters.
Realistically about 4 is the max before you need a signal amplifier to boost the signal, the more splitters you have the weaker the signal gets.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
blupupher
Question

I purchased this antenna and there is no communication between the antenna and TV. Do I need additional equipment?

The location is in a wooded resort however I've been receiving TV reception before and after signal changed. I purchased digital LCD TV's and was recieving some channels. Purchased this antenna in hope that I'd get more channels...however I cannot get the antenna to communicate with the TV. I thought maybe it was the TV but when I purchased a new TV and hooked the cable I got same results. Can you advise what may be wrong as to why I'm not getting any activity between TV and this antenna? Please help.
asked 1 year, 7 months ago
By
Ginny
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
2 answers
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answer 1
Did you put in the channel search section on the TV that you are using an antenna? Go to the tv menu and check for this. and make sure the antenna wire is connected to the antenna in on the tv
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
mikeandy
answer 2
Hi Ginny, Your problem is a bit puzzling as there are no working parts to the antenna other then the small included transformer you attach to the antenna. Assuming you assembled the antenna correctly including the phasing lines the problem may be a bad cable or connector. You can check this by running a different cable temporarily to a tv. I have a small 13" flat screen I can take on the roof when trouble shooting for a bad cable. You also need to change the input setting on your tv from hdmi etc.. to antenna.
Hope that helps.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
antennaguru
Question

What size pole do you attach the antenna to,and what type of cable is needed?

asked 2 years, 2 months ago
By
Bill
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
2 answers
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answer 1
I used a 10' pole and coax cable.
answered 2 years ago
By
boatguy1
answer 2
Pole diameter is adjustable between 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch. Quite a long cable is included. For additional cable, use type RG-59.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
By
SquirrelWhisperer
Question

how is the reception in zip code 89048

which local-type channels do you get..CBS<NBC<FOX?
asked 2 years, 4 months ago
By
Jan
on RCA Outdoor HD Antenna
2 answers
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answer 1
No matter where you are you will get at least the 3 major networks in HD.
answered 9 months ago
By
mikeandy
answer 2
You should get all these channels plus 7 or so more. Go to www.antennaweb.org and plug in your zip to see what channels you can get.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
antennaguru
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