The Sign of Independence
Watch your favorite network shows for
free with a high quality antenna.
An HDTV antenna is the best alternative to cable TV. If
you're dropping cable TV, you'll want a powerful antenna. It's
easier than ever to get an inexpensive OTA (over the air) HDTV antenna.
You can access all the HDTV channels with a proper TV antenna
Install an antenna indoors, outdoors or in your attics to optimize the digital
signal reception. You can find one designed for the most challenging
reception environments. For out doors, chose one with superior construction and tough
materials withstand outdoor conditions. They can often be
mounted on the same mast that your satellite dish was mounted on. In
most cases, the antenna is not much larger than the dish it
When you couple a high-quality antenna to
signal amplifier (if not already built-in), you are insured a
cable-like picture quality without a monthly bill.
After the antenna installation, you
will have to scan for all the
available channels, to repopulate the program guide on your TV.
Check each station's
reception for video and audio quality. If some stations listed
prove to be unwatchable, reposition the antenna and try
If too many channels suffer from pixilated video artifacts and
stuttering soundtracks (the same sort of distortion experienced on
satellite services), you
may may want to invest in a larger antenna
outside with an amplifier with higher gain.