Many of us are still using OTA (Over The Air) Digital TV to get our local channels in High Definition. I use a $10 rabbit ear w/loop antenna that I bought from Radio Shack and for the most part it's able to pick up all of the broadcast stations. I have been having problems with reception from time to time when people walk around in front of the TV. I've already relocated the antenna away from other electronics up in the highest spot available, which helped but didn't make for a fully stable HD picture. I was sure that the only way to fix it was to put an antenna up on the roof, until today.
While searching for something totally unrelated in one of our junk
bins, I found a little TV amplifier. I figured that I would give it a
shot to see if it would stop all of the breaks in signal I had been
getting on NBC. After hooking it up, I was very happy to see that my
HD Olympics are now totally uninterrupted no matter who walks where in
the house. So, to wrap it up really short, the quick tip today is that
if you're having intermittent signals with your DTV, try out a little
power amplifier. It cleared up all of my problems.
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