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Setting up your Over-The-Air (OTA) Antenna

You can watch broadcast networks on your TV with an Over-the-Air (OTA) antenna. An OTA antenna will pick up the signal emitted by broadcast towers and deliver programming right to your TV.

Depending on the signal strength and your antenna, you may receive additional channels beyond the ones you get with DISH, as the antenna may pick up channels in surrounding areas.

  1. Press the MENU button
    Menu button on DISH remote
  2. Select System Setup
    System Setup - menu option #6
  3. Select Local Channels
    Local Channels - menu option #9
  4. Select Scan Locals

    The scan takes up to 5 minutes to complete. When the scan is complete, the results show how many digital over-the-air channels were found.
    Scan Locals button
  5. The Attention 732 pop-up will display. Select OK.
    popup advising the receiver has completed scanning for local channels, with OK button to continue
  6. Select Done
    Done button