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How to Get Better TV Reception

Watch more Tech Quick Tips videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to get better TV reception from your antenna using the tips in this guide. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Choose an antenna Choose a combined VHF/UHF antenna. As of 2009, TV signals are all digital, so antenna users need to use both signals. Step 2: Elevate the antenna Elevate the antenna as much as possible, near a window, and away from electronic equipment to get the best reception. Step 3: Adjust the antenna Adjust the antenna when you are having trouble with the signal. Moving it a few inches can drastically change the reception. Step 4: Aim towards the signal Aim the antenna towards the signal using the signal strength meter. The signal strength meter can be found on your converter box or digital television set. Tip Check the user's menu to find the signal strength meter. Step 5: Go bigger Get a larger antenna to increase your reception. Step 6: Upgrade to an outdoor antenna Upgrade to an outdoor antenna. Outdoor antennas get a clearer signal than indoor antennas. Step 7: Log on Visit a website that helps you find the best antenna for your specific location, such as AntennaWeb. Now watch TV with the clearest possible picture. Did You Know? The first wireless television remote was invented in 1955 by Robert Adler.
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