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Can some one confirm my knowledge?

i-ninja-u-dead
11-19-2007, 09:08 AM
As far as I know, as long my TV has a QAM tuner, I can simply plug in my coax cable from my wall directly to my TV, and still get ABC, NBC, Fox, etc. in HD, even without Digital or HD Programming. Am I correct?

treker
11-19-2007, 09:37 AM
You should be able to, depends on where you live and what type of service you currently have

Rick-F
11-19-2007, 10:02 AM
As far as I know, as long my TV has a QAM tuner, I can simply plug in my coax cable from my wall directly to my TV, and still get ABC, NBC, Fox, etc. in HD, even without Digital or HD Programming. Am I correct?

You MUST have "digital" cable . . .

Loves2Watch
11-19-2007, 10:08 AM
You MUST have "digital" cable . . .

And your local cable company must support the QAM tuner.

HiDefRev
11-19-2007, 11:00 AM
Go ahead and plug it in and do a channel search. It doesn't matter if you subscribe to digital or not. Your QAM tuner should be able to tune in any signal that is not scrambled. Usually the network feeds and assorted other channels are not scrambled, but again, it depends on your cable provider. I have Mediacom and on several occasions have done a channel search and pulled up channels with my QAM tuner that were being tested before they were added to the actual lineup. Have fun !!!

treker
11-19-2007, 04:40 PM
You MUST have "digital" cable . . .

Here in Massanutten Va if you have basic cable you can get the HD feeds of ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, PBS, Discovery, and TNT. In Northern Va every National feed is scrambled no matter what service pak you have

davecramer74
11-19-2007, 05:03 PM
it depends on your provider and where you live. Just plug into your qam digital port and do a channel scan. simple as that.