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  • CancelCable.com | Tag | cable tv
    additional money Here s how you can too I Watch your favorite shows for free using the Internet One of our favorite sites Posted on July 2 2008 by admin Filed Under Cable alternatives Tagged cable tv itunes netflix 20 Comments admin Site Navigation About CancelCable com How to save thousands What is digital broadcast TV See which digital channels are available in your area How to buy a digital

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  • CancelCable.com | Tag | digital converter box
    however most stations have already started digital broadcasting What s in it for you 1 First of all Posted on June 30 2008 by admin Filed Under digital broadcast tv Tagged digital broadcast tv digital converter box free hd 34 Comments admin Site Navigation About CancelCable com How to save thousands What is digital broadcast TV See which digital channels are available in your area How to buy a digital

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  • CancelCable.com | Tag | free hd
    however most stations have already started digital broadcasting What s in it for you 1 First of all Posted on June 30 2008 by admin Filed Under digital broadcast tv Tagged digital broadcast tv digital converter box free hd 34 Comments admin Site Navigation About CancelCable com How to save thousands What is digital broadcast TV See which digital channels are available in your area How to buy a digital

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  • CancelCable.com | Like buying a new 50″ TV each year and tossing it in the dumpster.
    of 28 00 to 32 00 in December of 91 and then raised it again to 35 00 in January of 92 I called to cancel my service and the cable company tried to convince me to keep my service and complained that due to re regulation of cable they had to do this I asked them what their excuse was for December 91 because it was un regulated back then No response They gave me a grace period until April which gave me two more months of Mystery Science Theatre 3000 and when that ended I cancelled Cable rate increase problem SOLVED I took the money I saved went to Radio Shack and bought a standard set of VHF rabbit ears and a bow tie stack antenna for UHF and they worked great even when TV was just analog I will now let you in on a dirty secret the cable company won t tell you I am a ham radio operator and one day I was talking to another ham over my mobile radio He was a broadcast engineer and he told me how the cable company manipulates the color balance and as a result the picture quality suffers in comparison to over the air TV I don t know for sure but I suspect it may be that the cable company does this so that they can squeeze more channels into the limited bandwidth of their cable runs Well enough of that I really didn t miss very much because most of the best programming is still on over the air TV Accepting perhaps The Sopranos and the occasional good made for cable movie Still those are now available from Netflix and Hulu It s important to note here that free TV is not really free If you buy any marketed product you are already paying for free TV when you go shopping So you might as well take advantage of what you have already paid for Paying twice for the same over the air programming because you have cable makes no sense at all unless you live far out from the city where you can t receive the signal This was the original reason cable companies came into being They did not offer any better service Today there are translators devices that repeat the signal so that people in places to remote to receive the original signal can receive them Translator stations in the U S are given call signs which begin with a W or K respectively east or west of the Mississippi River as with regular stations followed by a channel number and two serial letters for each channel The first stations on that channel are AA AB AC and so on Television channels are always two digit from 02 to 67 Today I use my UHF bow tie antenna exclusively for my widescreen digital LCD HDTV The reception is perfect and all the major stations get full bars It s like plugging a

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  • CancelCable.com | Like buying a new 50″ TV each year and tossing it in the dumpster.
    sum of 28 00 to 32 00 in December of 91 and then raised it again to 35 00 in January of 92 I called to cancel my service and the cable company tried to convince me to keep my service and complained that due to re regulation of cable they had to do this I asked them what their excuse was for December 91 because it was un regulated back then No response They gave me a grace period until April which gave me two more months of Mystery Science Theatre 3000 and when that ended I cancelled Cable rate increase problem SOLVED I took the money I saved went to Radio Shack and bought a standard set of VHF rabbit ears and a bow tie stack antenna for UHF and they worked great even when TV was just analog I will now let you in on a dirty secret the cable company won t tell you I am a ham radio operator and one day I was talking to another ham over my mobile radio He was a broadcast engineer and he told me how the cable company manipulates the color balance and as a result the picture quality suffers in comparison to over the air TV I don t know for sure but I suspect it may be that the cable company does this so that they can squeeze more channels into the limited bandwidth of their cable runs Well enough of that I really didn t miss very much because most of the best programming is still on over the air TV Accepting perhaps The Sopranos and the occasional good made for cable movie Still those are now available from Netflix and Hulu It s important to note here that free TV is not really free If you buy any marketed product you are already paying for free TV when you go shopping So you might as well take advantage of what you have already paid for Paying twice for the same over the air programming because you have cable makes no sense at all unless you live far out from the city where you can t receive the signal This was the original reason cable companies came into being They did not offer any better service Today there are translators devices that repeat the signal so that people in places to remote to receive the original signal can receive them Translator stations in the U S are given call signs which begin with a W or K respectively east or west of the Mississippi River as with regular stations followed by a channel number and two serial letters for each channel The first stations on that channel are AA AB AC and so on Television channels are always two digit from 02 to 67 Today I use my UHF bow tie antenna exclusively for my widescreen digital LCD HDTV The reception is perfect and all the major stations get full bars It s like plugging

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  • CancelCable.com | What is free digital broadcast TV?
    rural area Does this affect any of the information and or links that I have perused prior to writing this question I invite feedback from anyone who has cancelled their satellite service and is still able to watch their favorite shows in HD I find that I have to pay for so many channels that I have never watched in order to watch the few that I really enjoy This would be a fabulous alternative especially as I am disabled and every dime I save would help my husband to work less Will check back to see if their are any postings Thank you Margo Reply Laura January 27 2010 at 7 42 am Thank you soooo much for creating an entire website to what I have been trying to convince my husband of for over a year Our cable costs 90 a month and that is for the most basic cable and the slowest internet Due to our busy lives we rarely watch television as it is We usually miss our favorite shows and catch them on Hulu anyway We have been throwing money away like we have more than we know what to do with He s finally on board and I really cannot wait to stick it to the cable company Reply Angelia Soliman March 17 2010 at 12 57 am I have not had cable in years because I got bored with the programming The few channels I do like I watch online at no cost when I choose which makes it nice Thank you for putting together this informative site to help people with a better alternative to cable because many are unable to afford the high fees cable providers charge monthly ecspecially with so many out of work now Reply Sara April 11 2010 at 12 10 pm OMG THANK YOU I owe our now free TV to you and this post When we moved to our new house 2 years ago we decided to put off getting cable for 2 years now because of the rip off price We watch things through netflix but I was really starting to miss watching the new shows My mom is coming to visit us and I will have to be working most of the time I wanted cable to give her something to do but was still conflicted over purchasing cable again I searched the web for cable alternatives which led me to your site We tried once before to get free digital but with no luck We moved our plasma TV to a different wall months ago but never thought to try the cable cord on the new wall until I read your post and thought I would give it a try again I turned on the the TV and was SHOCKED to see TNT We now get 70 stations ALL FOR FREE THANK YOU AGAIN Reply Name April 27 2010 at 6 59 am For people wanting to get free ota hd that are far away from transmitters I suggest using this antenna http cgi ebay com ws eBayISAPI dll ViewItem item 330426582355 I am 75 miles away from my local stations towers and I pick up every major network plus more They are all crystal clear A major advantage over cable or satellite was the extra sub channels that you get when watching on OTA I get a 24hr traffic weather channel news channel even a movie channel and more I didn t even know these channels exist Spread the word about free digital tv Reply Eric May 20 2010 at 2 06 pm Hello All I have been looking for alternatives to part with cable but my main concern is keeping broadband internet Including all who read this great site what are my possible solutions to be cable free and still have broadband I am currently in the NYC area Thanks in advance Reply Jim May 27 2010 at 12 30 pm Thanks for this I actually got one of the recommended Radio Shack antennas today and it was on sale for 13 bucks Can t beat that I ll have to play with it when I have more time but just plugging it in has produced 8 crystal clear channels Now all I need is a way to get my Hulu etc on the big screen Reply Gibson August 6 2010 at 10 18 am I just paid my cable bill basic cable and internet today 176 for one month that s in the Detroit area too Where everyone is out of work and foreclosure is at an all time high I decided after I paid the bill to get a converter box as I only watch two shows per week 8 hours of tv per month That s 12 75 per hour I pay based on the cable fee of 100 One show is on Fox one is on NBC I can watch both on their network sites or hulu Thanks for your great website Gibson Reply Steven October 21 2010 at 9 30 pm Hey thanks for the site I just added it to favorites I just got rid of a 176 dollar a month payment to comcast Another thing you might look into is Ooma Getrid of the phone bill I was paying 40 a month just for that The Ooma costs a little money to get started 200 but after 3 months it will have paid for itself and now I never have to pay a phone bill again Anyways thanks for the info again Reply شات دردشة سيف العشق October 28 2010 at 1 35 pm Can any one tell me how to hook up my legacy 12 year old Proscan 36 inch TV It doesn t have a VGA connector but it does have RCA connectors Later we re going to upgrade to an Reply David Coakley November 1 2010 at 1 44 pm Great site and a great cause Helping people save money a

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  • CancelCable.com | What is free digital broadcast TV?
    a rural area Does this affect any of the information and or links that I have perused prior to writing this question I invite feedback from anyone who has cancelled their satellite service and is still able to watch their favorite shows in HD I find that I have to pay for so many channels that I have never watched in order to watch the few that I really enjoy This would be a fabulous alternative especially as I am disabled and every dime I save would help my husband to work less Will check back to see if their are any postings Thank you Margo Reply Laura January 27 2010 at 7 42 am Thank you soooo much for creating an entire website to what I have been trying to convince my husband of for over a year Our cable costs 90 a month and that is for the most basic cable and the slowest internet Due to our busy lives we rarely watch television as it is We usually miss our favorite shows and catch them on Hulu anyway We have been throwing money away like we have more than we know what to do with He s finally on board and I really cannot wait to stick it to the cable company Reply Angelia Soliman March 17 2010 at 12 57 am I have not had cable in years because I got bored with the programming The few channels I do like I watch online at no cost when I choose which makes it nice Thank you for putting together this informative site to help people with a better alternative to cable because many are unable to afford the high fees cable providers charge monthly ecspecially with so many out of work now Reply Sara April 11 2010 at 12 10 pm OMG THANK YOU I owe our now free TV to you and this post When we moved to our new house 2 years ago we decided to put off getting cable for 2 years now because of the rip off price We watch things through netflix but I was really starting to miss watching the new shows My mom is coming to visit us and I will have to be working most of the time I wanted cable to give her something to do but was still conflicted over purchasing cable again I searched the web for cable alternatives which led me to your site We tried once before to get free digital but with no luck We moved our plasma TV to a different wall months ago but never thought to try the cable cord on the new wall until I read your post and thought I would give it a try again I turned on the the TV and was SHOCKED to see TNT We now get 70 stations ALL FOR FREE THANK YOU AGAIN Reply Name April 27 2010 at 6 59 am For people wanting to get free ota hd that are far away from transmitters I suggest using this antenna http cgi ebay com ws eBayISAPI dll ViewItem item 330426582355 I am 75 miles away from my local stations towers and I pick up every major network plus more They are all crystal clear A major advantage over cable or satellite was the extra sub channels that you get when watching on OTA I get a 24hr traffic weather channel news channel even a movie channel and more I didn t even know these channels exist Spread the word about free digital tv Reply Eric May 20 2010 at 2 06 pm Hello All I have been looking for alternatives to part with cable but my main concern is keeping broadband internet Including all who read this great site what are my possible solutions to be cable free and still have broadband I am currently in the NYC area Thanks in advance Reply Jim May 27 2010 at 12 30 pm Thanks for this I actually got one of the recommended Radio Shack antennas today and it was on sale for 13 bucks Can t beat that I ll have to play with it when I have more time but just plugging it in has produced 8 crystal clear channels Now all I need is a way to get my Hulu etc on the big screen Reply Gibson August 6 2010 at 10 18 am I just paid my cable bill basic cable and internet today 176 for one month that s in the Detroit area too Where everyone is out of work and foreclosure is at an all time high I decided after I paid the bill to get a converter box as I only watch two shows per week 8 hours of tv per month That s 12 75 per hour I pay based on the cable fee of 100 One show is on Fox one is on NBC I can watch both on their network sites or hulu Thanks for your great website Gibson Reply Steven October 21 2010 at 9 30 pm Hey thanks for the site I just added it to favorites I just got rid of a 176 dollar a month payment to comcast Another thing you might look into is Ooma Getrid of the phone bill I was paying 40 a month just for that The Ooma costs a little money to get started 200 but after 3 months it will have paid for itself and now I never have to pay a phone bill again Anyways thanks for the info again Reply شات دردشة سيف العشق October 28 2010 at 1 35 pm Can any one tell me how to hook up my legacy 12 year old Proscan 36 inch TV It doesn t have a VGA connector but it does have RCA connectors Later we re going to upgrade to an Reply David Coakley November 1 2010 at 1 44 pm Great site and a great cause Helping people save money

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  • CancelCable.com | What is free digital broadcast TV?
    area Does this affect any of the information and or links that I have perused prior to writing this question I invite feedback from anyone who has cancelled their satellite service and is still able to watch their favorite shows in HD I find that I have to pay for so many channels that I have never watched in order to watch the few that I really enjoy This would be a fabulous alternative especially as I am disabled and every dime I save would help my husband to work less Will check back to see if their are any postings Thank you Margo Reply Laura January 27 2010 at 7 42 am Thank you soooo much for creating an entire website to what I have been trying to convince my husband of for over a year Our cable costs 90 a month and that is for the most basic cable and the slowest internet Due to our busy lives we rarely watch television as it is We usually miss our favorite shows and catch them on Hulu anyway We have been throwing money away like we have more than we know what to do with He s finally on board and I really cannot wait to stick it to the cable company Reply Angelia Soliman March 17 2010 at 12 57 am I have not had cable in years because I got bored with the programming The few channels I do like I watch online at no cost when I choose which makes it nice Thank you for putting together this informative site to help people with a better alternative to cable because many are unable to afford the high fees cable providers charge monthly ecspecially with so many out of work now Reply Sara April 11 2010 at 12 10 pm OMG THANK YOU I owe our now free TV to you and this post When we moved to our new house 2 years ago we decided to put off getting cable for 2 years now because of the rip off price We watch things through netflix but I was really starting to miss watching the new shows My mom is coming to visit us and I will have to be working most of the time I wanted cable to give her something to do but was still conflicted over purchasing cable again I searched the web for cable alternatives which led me to your site We tried once before to get free digital but with no luck We moved our plasma TV to a different wall months ago but never thought to try the cable cord on the new wall until I read your post and thought I would give it a try again I turned on the the TV and was SHOCKED to see TNT We now get 70 stations ALL FOR FREE THANK YOU AGAIN Reply Name April 27 2010 at 6 59 am For people wanting to get free ota hd that are far away from transmitters I suggest using this antenna http cgi ebay com ws eBayISAPI dll ViewItem item 330426582355 I am 75 miles away from my local stations towers and I pick up every major network plus more They are all crystal clear A major advantage over cable or satellite was the extra sub channels that you get when watching on OTA I get a 24hr traffic weather channel news channel even a movie channel and more I didn t even know these channels exist Spread the word about free digital tv Reply Eric May 20 2010 at 2 06 pm Hello All I have been looking for alternatives to part with cable but my main concern is keeping broadband internet Including all who read this great site what are my possible solutions to be cable free and still have broadband I am currently in the NYC area Thanks in advance Reply Jim May 27 2010 at 12 30 pm Thanks for this I actually got one of the recommended Radio Shack antennas today and it was on sale for 13 bucks Can t beat that I ll have to play with it when I have more time but just plugging it in has produced 8 crystal clear channels Now all I need is a way to get my Hulu etc on the big screen Reply Gibson August 6 2010 at 10 18 am I just paid my cable bill basic cable and internet today 176 for one month that s in the Detroit area too Where everyone is out of work and foreclosure is at an all time high I decided after I paid the bill to get a converter box as I only watch two shows per week 8 hours of tv per month That s 12 75 per hour I pay based on the cable fee of 100 One show is on Fox one is on NBC I can watch both on their network sites or hulu Thanks for your great website Gibson Reply Steven October 21 2010 at 9 30 pm Hey thanks for the site I just added it to favorites I just got rid of a 176 dollar a month payment to comcast Another thing you might look into is Ooma Getrid of the phone bill I was paying 40 a month just for that The Ooma costs a little money to get started 200 but after 3 months it will have paid for itself and now I never have to pay a phone bill again Anyways thanks for the info again Reply شات دردشة سيف العشق October 28 2010 at 1 35 pm Can any one tell me how to hook up my legacy 12 year old Proscan 36 inch TV It doesn t have a VGA connector but it does have RCA connectors Later we re going to upgrade to an Reply David Coakley November 1 2010 at 1 44 pm Great site and a great cause Helping people save money a lot

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