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Connect Your Hopper or Wally to an Over-the-Air Antenna

Select Your Remote Type

Please select your remote to view remote-specific support steps.

Choose your user interface:

User Interface with accessibility features including text to speech
User Interface with limited accessibility features, not including text to speech

40.0 Remote

  1. Connect the USB cable from the digital Over-the-Air adapter to the receiver
    Over the Air antenna connecting to USB ports on back of receiver
  2. The Attention 977 pop-up will display and then the receiver will reboot
    Pop-up: select OK to restart receiver
  3. Press the MENU button
    Menu button on 40.0 remote
  4. Select Settings
    Settings menu on screen (use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options)
  5. Select Diagnostics
    Diagnostics menu on screen (use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options)
  6. Select Over the Air Locals
    Over the Air Locals menu option on screen (use the remote control to move through the grid of menu options)
  7. Select Scan
    Scan button on screen (use the remote control to move up and down the list of menu options)
  8. Select Save
    Save button on screen (use the remote control to move up and down the list of menu options)

40.0/50.0/52.0/54.0 Remote

Download the manual for the Over-the-Air antenna.

  1. Connect the USB cable from the digital Over-the-Air adapter to the receiver
    Over the Air antenna connecting to USB ports on back of receiver
  2. The Attention 977 pop-up will display and then the receiver will reboot
    Pop-up: select Yes to restart receiverPop-up: restarting receiver, please wait
  3. The attention 1298 pop-up will display. Select Yes to scan for OTA channels.
    Pop-up: Would you like to scan for OTA channels?
  4. Select "Find Channels"
    Over-the-Air antenna setup screen with button to Find Channels
  5. Select "Scan"
    Over-the-Air antenna setup screen with button to Scan - use the arrow buttons on the remote to move between selections
  6. Select "Continue"
    Over-the-Air antenna setup screen showing Success message and button to Continue - use the arrow buttons on the remote to move between selections
  7. Adjust what channels you want to appear in your guide, then select Save
    Over-the-Air antenna setup screen showing lists of what OTA channels should and should not appear in your guide - use the arrow buttons on the remote to move between selections