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Need a tv that doesn't need cable to play

202 192 March 7, 2018 at 10:21 AM
I am looking to buy a tv ($200-$300) that doesn't need anything. I am hoping to just plug it in and get local channels. I am not interested in cable at all. I have an old RCA now and am cutting off the cable. I don't know how to work antennas, so I figured that I would just buy a new tv. Can someone give me any suggestions?

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I am looking to buy a tv ($200-$300) that doesn't need anything. I am hoping to just plug it in and get local channels. I am not interested in cable at all. I have an old RCA now and am cutting off the cable. I don't know how to work antennas, so I figured that I would just buy a new tv. Can someone give me any suggestions?
You'll need an antenna to receive the over the air signal. A cheap antenna like this for $10 [amazon.com] should work depending on your distance from the boadcast antennas
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You'll need an antenna to receive the over the air signal. A cheap antenna like this for $10 [amazon.com] should work depending on your distance from the boadcast antennas

Thanks so much. I will order it.
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1 Make sure the TV you buy has a built in tuner to receive OTA TV stations. (A few of them expect you have cable only.)

2 Go to tvfool.com and there a few others. Plug in your address. This will show OTA stations you can receive and the locations to you.

3 Base your antenna selection the distance to and locations of the broadcast stations locations.

4 Have fun or not selecting an antenna.
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