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Some of channels are...

Some of channels are scrambled and making popping sounds and not watchable.

Technician's Assistant: What's the exact make and model of your television? And how long has this been happening with the channels?

Sony model no.KDL-48R51OC

Technician's Assistant: Does the TV menu work? Do you have the same problem on all sources/inputs?

Yes menu works, sorry don't know what you mean by all sources /inputs

Technician's Assistant: How long has this been an issue? What happened right before this popped up?

It started about 2 months ago,we had some rain and I thought it was because of that

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the Expert to know before I connect you?

Just that it is not all channels just some of them and it is ones I watch alot

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: TV
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TV Technician: Aric, Technician replied 10 months ago

How do you receiver channels on the TV (HDTV antenna? Cable Box? Direct cable from wall- no box?)?

Also, how old is the set?

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