How to find the best TV antenna for free HD channels

How to find the best TV antenna for free HD channels
From Engadget - March 12, 2018

You will notice that all the channels come from different directions and have different signal strengths (as noted by their colors).

For contrast, here's where I used to live in Los Angeles:

Here, almost all the channels came from one direction, so it'd be best served by a different antenna than the San Diego location. And unfortunately, if you live in a rural area, you may not find that you have any channels available at all.

Pick the right kind of antenna

From the AntennaWeb list, pick the channels that are important to you and note their colors and where they come from.

You should not have to spend too much to find a good antenna. Most of these categories should have options between $20 and $60, with amplified versions on the higher end of that range.
Once you find an antenna with the right combination of features, you are ready to try it out.

Exchange it if you do not get the channels you want


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