Will a converter be needed for HDTV antennas?

Answer Since digital television became standard in June 2009, analog TVs (usually older models) have required a digital converter to display broadcast television. A digital converter box includes a digita... Read More »

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Is an HD converter box needed with an HDTV?

Almost all new high-definition televisions manufactured after March 1, 2007, will have a built-in high-definition tuner. A high-definition converter box is not needed with these TVs. With older hig... Read More »

What Are the Different Zones for HDTV Antennas?

The Consumer Electronics Association has designated seven zones for HDTV Antennas. A zone describes the television reception conditions in a particular geographical location with respect to a parti... Read More »

Do HDTV antennas work in the SF Bay area?

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Can you get HDTV over the air broadcast on a HDTV monitor with a standard TV antenna or do you need a converter?

Answer Yes, you can use the old antenna. However, some new antennas are specially designed to better capture digital TV signals. And the direction, angle, distance, and type of digital signals in y... Read More »