[mythtv-users] OT: Indoor OTA HDTV Antenna Recommendations

Ian Trider iantri at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 12:44:10 EDT 2005


On 7/20/05, Todd Ignasiak <ignasiak at gmail.com> wrote:
> First, find out what frequencies your digital TV stations are one.
> Many areas have only UHF broadcasts (14-69), which uses a different
> antenna type than VHF (2-13).    Also, if all your stations are
> broadcast from one location, a highly directional antenna (like the
> Silver Sensor) will work well.     For me,  the Radio Shack Double
> Bowtie UHF antenna worked much better than any other I tried (it's
> available in their catalog, but not in stores without a special order.
>  It's less than $20).

For what it's worth, HDTV signals are only broadcast on UHF so if you
only want to receive HDTV,  you may as well just get a UHF antenna.
-- 
Ian Trider
iantri at gmail.com


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