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  • Writer's pictureCraig Whitaker

Why Have Some of My TV Channels Disappeared?


If you are one of many new cable cutters that are now using an over the air antennae, you may have noticed that some of the channels are no longer available. Don’t panic, no need to run back to your cable company. Due to some recent FCC changes, some channels were forced to move to another frequency. The main reason for this was to increase available frequencies for the upcoming 5G services. To find your missing channels, go to your TV menu and select “re-scan channels”. RE-scanning will allow your TV tuner to find the missing channels new frequency. As an added bonus, re-scanning will also add any new channels in your area that now offer an over the air broadcast digital signal. To learn if any channels were affected in your area, click on this special FCC website:

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