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Channels you get from an HD Antenna are moving! What you need to know!

Posted by Peter Mitchell on

In April of 2017 The Federal Communications Commission auctioned off what is called spectrum. Spectrum is basically a certain frequency range that different entities use to transmit signals. The two big entities that use spectrum are cell phone carriers and Over the Air TV stations.The Spectrum was sold to cell phone carriers so that they can increase the amount of data that they can transmit. So many over the air broadcast channels that you receive through an HD Antenna will be moving to another frequency. When will the channels in my area be moving? Unfortunately it is not being done by...

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What is ATSC 3.0 and how it will change Over the Air Free TV?

Posted by Peter Mitchell on

  What is ATSC 3.0 and how it will change Over the Air Free TV? What is ATSC? ATSC stands for Advanced Television Systems Committee. Long story short it is a technology standard for broadcasting television and audio signals through the air and is received by Over the Air HD Antennas. For reference, other technology standards are 4G cell phone signals, Bluetooth and others. If you have used an HD antenna anytime since 2009 you have already used ATSC technology. There are other television broadcasting standards in use all of the world such as DVB, ISDB and DTMB. ATSC is mainly...

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