How to program an antenna for WSFA

How to program an antenna for WSFA

WSFA 12 News' broadcast tower is in extreme south Montgomery Co. near the Pike Co. line. WSFA 12 News' broadcast tower is in extreme south Montgomery Co. near the Pike Co. line.

If you're looking to view WSFA 12 News programming over an antenna, you will need an antenna capable of receiving VHF and UHF signal. WSFA is in the VHF band while all other Montgomery stations in our area are in the UHF band. 

If you have an indoor antenna with rabbit ears, connect it to the coaxial connector on the back of your TV.  Set the length of the rabbit ears to a length of 12 to 14 inches and at a 45 degree angle from one another. 

Try and place the antenna close to a window facing the direction of WSFA's tower as shown on the attached map.

Once your antenna is placed and connected go into the setup or channel menu on your TV, change your channel mode to "Air" and scan for channels. If you don't find WSFA you may need an outdoor antenna or it's possible your antenna is UHF only.

If you have an outdoor antenna, connect it to the coaxial connector on the back of your TV. Aim the antenna in the direction of WSFA's tower as shown on the attached map. Once your antenna is aimed and connected go into the setup or channel menu on your TV, change your channel mode to "Air" and scan for channels.

Frequency = 204 to 210 Megahertz

Effective radiated power = 31,600 watts

Tower Height = 1,933 feet

Tower location = Latitude, 31-58-28 north, Longitude, 86-09-46 west

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