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How to Rescan Your Television to Receive NBC New York's Signal

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    How to Rescan Your TV

    This is how to rescan your television to watch NBC 4.

    (Published Monday, March 19, 2018)

    How to Rescan Your TV

    NBC New York is moving to a new transmitter with a much stronger signal and wider reach. If you are an over-the-air viewer who watches our station with a UHF antenna, you will need to rescan your TV channel lineups by the end of March 2018 to keep receiving NBC New York.

    Follow these simple steps:


    1. Make sure you have a VHF/UHF antenna connected to your TV
    2. Go to your TV menu
    3. Select “Channel Setup” (or similar)
    4. Choose “Antenna” and/or “Air”
    5. Run “Auto-program”
    6. Your TV may take 3 to 15 minutes as it searches for channels in your area


    If your television is not digital, but you have a digital set-top box, refer to your set-top box product manual to learn how to add channels.

    And if you run into trouble, we're here to help. You can contact us by phone or email for assistance with the rescan process. 

    The slideshows below will show some examples of how to rescan your channel lineup on various different TVs.

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