How to Make a TV Antenna That Will Pick Up Digital Signals?

Answer A digital television antenna has none of the problems that plague analog TVs; you either get an acceptable signal from the television tower transmitting the TV signal or none at all. You can make y... Read More »

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Can you use your old UHF antenna with a new HDTV and will it pick up broadcast HDTV signals?

To answer your question simply, yes, you can pick up over the air HD signals from your analog antenna. As a matter of fact that's how I have my HDTV set up. I just read somewhere recently, but can'... Read More »

Will a Yagi antenna pick up a digital VHF signal?

Yagi antenna are very good to exceptional at receiving either digital or analog information transmitted in the VHF band (30 MHz to 300 MHz). Yagi antennas, the familiar antennas made of parallel al... Read More »

Can a uhf antenna pick up vhf signals as well?

Yes, a UHF antenna can pick up VHF signals, but not well. The size difference makes the uhf antenna "inefficient" for the longer vhf wave length, but some energy can be received by the uhf antenna.

How does an antenna pick up tv signals?

The short answer is , metal antenna elements are tuned by length and diameter to resonate at a electro magnetic frequencies of the tv channels. The vibrating electrons vibrate each other , even ove... Read More »