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I'll have my sig rig + Hauppauge HVR-1250 + coaxial switch, so I will have my cable line + the antenna plugged into that.

My mom said something about needing a box? Do I need it if I have my TV tuner?
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If the tuner is capable of receiving HD then you don't need anything else AFAIK
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Originally Posted by Bitemarks and bloodstains View Post
If the tuner is capable of receiving HD then you don't need anything else AFAIK
So if the TV tuner can do a ATSC signal, there's no need for a box?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pLuhhmm View Post
So if the TV tuner can do a ATSC signal, there's no need for a box?
Bingo.

I pick up OTA using a mini-state antenna when camping. Watching HDTV OTA is pretty darn cool.
    
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post #5 of 7
Most would consider a computer a type of "box" your good to go.
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post #6 of 7
You pretty much set. Make sure to point your antenna at the right degree.

Use this website to help you,
http://www.antennaweb.org/aw/welcome.aspx
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This is my HDTV antenna.

     
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