One of the reasons I dumped it because starting in August my cable provider says they’re going all digital with the industry standard. They tout the benefits of a channel guide with HD quality channels and parental controls. All you have to do is get your “mini box” to take full advantage of the new broadcast quality. Continue reading How I dumped my cable company and saved $90/month
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Cut Cable: How to Build A Powerful HD Antenna for About 10 Bucks
Have you ever wanted to eliminate your TV cable bill? You can when you build this low cost HDTV antenna. Believe it or not the HD reception over the air is better than cable since broadcasters switched to all digital formats. The cable companies have you believe that you have to spend $50 per month just to pick up the local stations.
I cut the cord two years ago and I haven’t looked back. I live here in the OC so most of the stations in my area are located 40-50 miles away so the antenna has to be pretty sensitive to pick these signals. When I started exploring this, most of the antennas I looked at cost over $90. I bought one of these but sadly I was disappointed with the signal quality with many of the stations dropping out. I’ll show you step by step how I built one that picks up all the stations and costs less than $10 to build. Continue reading Cut Cable: How to Build A Powerful HD Antenna for About 10 Bucks