All posts in "HDTV Antennas"

How to Get Free Cable TV With an Antenna

By Greg Martinez / December 4, 2020

Cable TV is expensive—you have to pay it every month to access a basic set of channels. Getting an HDTV antenna is an excellent way to sidestep paying hefty fees to cable TV providers and enjoy FTA channels at zero cost. But finding the right antenna can be a chore, with hundreds of seemingly perfect […]


What Is a TV Signal Strength Meter?

By Greg Martinez / October 12, 2020

If you’ve ever hired someone to put an aerial on your roof, you may have observed them take out a device with a digital display, and watch the numbers while adjusting the antenna accordingly. As its name suggests, a signal strength meter (unlike a multimeter) is used to measure the relative strength of any radio […]


Poor Reception? The Best TV Signal Amplifier

By Greg Martinez / October 11, 2020

Poor signal doesn’t necessarily mean your antenna is broken. More often than not, all you need is a TV signal amplifier that’ll turn what is a weak signal into good reception. While TV signal amplifiers are a dime a dozen, finding one that suits your specific needs isn’t quite as easy. This is because these […]


Homemade Ways to Boost TV Antenna Signal

By Greg Martinez / October 6, 2020

Times are tough, which leads many of us to take a hard look at expenditures. Even cable and satellite TV can be considered luxuries. Luckily, we’re rediscovering free TV with an over-the-air (OTA) TV antenna. For sure, TV antennas are a technical subject and we have to do our homework. But the reward is free […]


1byone Amplified Outdoor Antenna Review

By Greg Martinez / October 5, 2020

One of the most in-demand antennas on the market happens to be 1byone’s Amplified Outdoor Digital antenna, and for good reason. This small, sturdy piece of hardware has a nominal range of 85 miles and receives both UHF and VHF signals. It’s relatively easy to set up and get going — you unfold the VHF […]


Best Indoor Antenna Amplifier

By Greg Martinez / August 25, 2020

There was a time when an outdoor antenna was all we had. What was, and still is, so good about these antennas is their reception power and flexibility to place nearly anywhere outside your home. To give yourself the best chance to get the clearest reception with an outdoor antenna, you should install your antenna […]


Is an FM Radio Transmitter Causing Interference Issues?

By Greg Martinez / August 25, 2020

Causes of interference, coming from both within our home and without, can be myriad, and can put the damper on our enthusiasm for a relaxing evening in front of the television. But rather than merely getting frustrated at the situation and deciding to do something else, it’s important to understand what’s causing the interference. In […]


What is an HDTV Antenna Amplifier?

By Greg Martinez / August 24, 2020

If you’ve decided to cut the cord and go for an HDTV antenna for free TV, there’s a good chance you might need an HDTV antenna amplifier. Let’s take a look at what that is, how HDTV antenna amplifiers work, and why you might need one. Ever wondered why, even after properly installing your TV […]


Do You Need an Antenna Mounting Pole? Full Install Guide

By Greg Martinez / July 23, 2020

When it comes to TV signals, the generally accepted rule of thumb is that the higher your antenna, the better the signal reception. So, if you’re thinking of installing a TV antenna in your home, you might think about getting yourself an antenna mounting pole to extend its height. Do you need an antenna mounting […]

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