As I explained in my guide to choosing the best TV antenna, no single antenna will suit everyone. Which choice is the best can vary based on your location. One variable that is especially problematic when selecting an indoor antenna is VHF band channels. These are low-frequency channels that many indoor antennas, aside from a pair [Continue Reading]
TV Antennas and OTA DVRs
Articles on the following pages provide information relating to watching broadcast TV using a TV antenna and reviews of various TV antennas.This page contains articles with information relating to watching broadcast TV using a TV antenna. It also includes information on DVRs you can use to record over the air signals from your TV Antenna.
Be sure to check the following guides as they containing essential information regarding TV antennas and DVRs.
Tablo by Ottawa-based Nuvyyo has been our favorite DVR for recording live TV from over the air channels received with a TV antenna. Personally, I prefer a DVR that plugs into my router and can be accessed from anywhere on my home network. However, some people want to be able to connect their DVR to their TV. The [Continue Reading]
A great way to save money on cable is to get your local channels free using a TV antenna. While there are many variables to consider when using an antenna, I usually recommend trying a cheap indoor antenna as a first step. This will give you an idea of what channels are available to you without risking money [Continue Reading]
More power isn’t always the answer. Sometimes, with TV antennas, it can even get in the way. Many indoor TV antennas that are sold today come with an amplifier. If you are like most people, you will assume that this will improve your antenna reception and possibly help your television receive more channels. This isn’t [Continue Reading]
Please note, while this article focuses on improving indoor TV antenna reception, the same tips apply for using an outdoor TV antenna. Setting up an antenna for free broadcast TV over the air can be difficult if you have weak TV signals. Today I’m going to explain how to boost antenna performance, get more channels, [Continue Reading]
Over the Air (OTA) TV signals are what many of us grew up watching before Pay TV convinced us all we needed cable. Did you know you can still watch OTA TV for free? Did you also know that broadcast TV signals are in crystal clear HD? Furthermore, it’s free! We can all watch local [Continue Reading]
When considering how to watch TV without cable, a streaming device and an over the air (OTA) antenna provide near unlimited television programming at a fraction of the cost of cable. TV shows available on the streaming device can be viewed at your leisure. However, that isn’t the case with broadcast channels over a TV antenna. You have [Continue Reading]
The Amazon Recast is an over the air (OTA) DVR that records broadcast TV from your TV antenna to watch on your Amazon Fire TV Device. You can watch and record live sports, local news, late night shows, and other can’t miss TV from channels available through a TV antenna like ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, and [Continue Reading]
I’ve been waiting a long time for something like this. Tablo currently makes one of the best OTA (over-air) DVRs available today. However, they just upped their game with an app that will turn your Nvidia Shield streaming device into a fully functioning DVR. How The Tablo ENGINE DVR App Works Tablo ENGINE DVR is an app that lets [Continue Reading]
Mohu, the maker of the Mohu Sky, unveiled the Mohu AirWave at last year’s CES. The AirWave is the first of its kind OTA Antenna that works over your wi-fi network. At the Time Mohu announced the AirWave would be released this spring. It appears Mohu will not make that target. However, they have announced [Continue Reading]