Archive for category TV Antennas
Like all other gadgets, TV antennas have also come a long way in technological development. Designers have been modifying the looks, size, and performance of TV antennas to make them more attractive and to enhance their performance. From the roof-top antenna to the miniature antenna in the TV room, there have been plenty of innovations in this field.
Finding a suitable TV antenna needs a little browsing on the internet, and you can choose an online company that provides the latest digital TV antennas. When you select a website that provides TV antennas, you can get a list of digital stations in your area so that you can choose the antenna that will provide you with maximum channel viewing potential.
It is essential that the TV antenna has the correct design, size, and shape to be able to receive the individual frequency wavelengths that are sent by the TV stations. The size of the antenna will depend upon the range of frequencies that it is designed to catch. The antenna is divided into a number of sections and each section receives specific frequencies. In the US, most TV stations use the channel frequencies between 7 and 51. The basic frequencies for TV broadcast are Low VHF channels, High VHF channels, and UHF channels.
Benefits of Digital TV Antennas
The latest innovation is the digital TV antenna or the HDTV antenna, which is designed to receive digital or HDTV signals in the frequencies in which they are being broadcast. Satellite packages and premium cable channels are expensive, and in this respect, digital TV antennas are almost free. Moreover, they give the same audio and visual quality. The benefits of having a digital TV antenna are as follows: the only cost involved is the cost of the antenna, and everything else, including receiving digital stations, is free; all local channels are accessible by the digital TV antenna; out-of-town stations are also accessible free of charge; although local digital TV stations are concentrated more in the metropolitan areas, most US viewers can view at least six digital TV channels; and the picture quality is better than satellite or cable broadcasts, which use data compression, thereby lowering the audio and picture quality of their broadcasts. An HDTV tuner might be necessary in the case of old TVs, but the new ones have this facility built in them.
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