Don't lose your local channels: Find out if, how you can rescan your TV

Do you use an antenna? We'll talk you through these easy steps

Between now and July 2020, some local TV stations will be changing their over-the-air broadcast frequencies.

That might mean something to you and your family if you use an antenna, because it’s possible you’ll wake up one morning and find out the reception on some of your local channels isn’t as good as it used to be.

Or maybe you’ll have a hard time getting your favorite channels to appear at all.

No big deal!

This just means you’ll need to do a rescan. It only takes a minute.

The Federal Communications Commission explains exactly what that means in the quick, easy-to-understand video below.

Don't overthink it: You don’t really need to understand the part about what it means for a station to change broadcast frequencies.


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