How to watch your local news for free

Since the earliest days of television, the nightly news has been one of the easiest ways for Americans to stay informed on what’s happening around the world, the nation and in their own community. You’d think that all the technological advancements that have impacted TV viewing over the years would have made keeping up with […]

How to scan and rescan for channels to watch free over-the-air TV

Realizing you can watch dozens of TV channels — including the major broadcast networks and PBS — in gorgeous high definition is a beautiful thing. You of course need a TV and an over-the-air antenna (check out our recommendations for the best antennas for various living situations), which you can use one of our handy […]

Attic antenna: An alternative to outdoor installation

If you love the idea of getting dozens of over-the-air TV channels for free but cringe at the thought of a big antenna sitting on your roof, the answer might be right over your head. Installing your antenna in the attic is the next best option to setting one up outside, and the best part […]

10 ways to improve OTA antenna reception

If your over-the-air (OTA) antenna is set up but you feel like it’s not giving you all the channels you should have, you’ve got plenty of options. Gone are the old days where banging on the side of the TV set or wrapping some aluminum foil around your bunny ears were the top tips when […]

Which direction should you point your antenna?

While getting the right antenna and hooking it up to your TV are key steps for enjoying free, over-the-air broadcasting, they are still only about half of the battle. Making sure the device is positioned in the right place and aimed in the best antenna direction for the area where you live will make a […]

How to watch TV without internet

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While it seems like streaming content over the internet is a popular way watch TV these days, it’s just one of many. An antenna can be a lifesaver if your internet is running slow, and it gives you the ability to watch over-the-air TV for free — you don’t even need WiFi or any internet […]