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Has anybody else lost channels 2.1-2.3 this week?
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Post 1 made on Thursday January 8, 2015 at 22:56
In North-West Brampton, ON
Long Time Member
February 2009
I know in the past that (for whatever reason) some distant U.S. stations become difficult to receive in the winter months. Think I remember hearing the low temps actually have something to do with it... but for some reason this week, the last 2 days at least, I have not been able to receive NBC 2.1, or 2.2, or 2.3 which - even in winter - are typically reliable channels for me. What is strange is that my TV signal meter is showing pretty consistent signal strength of 35-45% except the screen remains completely black. In comparison, the six Ion channels (51.1-51.6) which typically vanish on me during winter, show very little-no signal strength on my meter with the screen displaying a broken image for a split second before signal returns to <5%...

Anybody else been encountering issues with 2.1-2.3? I started glossing over some recent posts about changes and just hope the OTA ride isn't coming to an end...
DB8 antenna, CM 7777 VHF/UHF pre-amp; working beautifully with the ATSC tuners in our 46" Sony XBR4 LCD and 65" Panasonic GT50 plasma.
*Now receiving 25 unique and reliable OTA channels ;)
Post 2 made on Friday January 9, 2015 at 17:52
Advanced Member
April 2014
Sorry, signal for WGRZ is actually stronger for me here in Ford Nation.
Seems like either cold weather, or maybe strong winds moving your antenna is the cause.
Have you tried a pre-amp?
Post 3 made on Sunday January 11, 2015 at 20:35
Long Time Member
March 2008
I have not received ch. 2 for months. My antenna setup has not changed, but 2 is dead. The antenna is near the Broadview subway, 30 ft off the ground.

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