Tablo Blog

Blog Post Archive for Category Is OTA Right for You?

Beginner's Guide to Over-the-Air Antenna TV

Did you know cord cutters can watch their favorite local broadcast TV stations like ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and more for FREE? Learn how with our beginner's guide to Over-the-Air antenna TV. 

beginners guide over the air antenna tv

Continue Reading...

Where to Place and How to Install Your Over-the-Air TV Antenna

The quality of your Over-The-Air signal reception is highly dependent on where you place or install your TV antenna, so when searching for the OTA ‘sweet spot’ in your home, keep these considerations in mind. 

Continue Reading...

Top Sources of Obstruction & Interference That Can Impact Your Over-the-Air TV Reception

Along with your TV antenna and your location, another critical aspect in your ability to receive free Over-the-Air TV is the presence of obstructions or sources of interference between your antenna and local broadcast towers.

Keep reading to learn the most common sources of OTA obstructions and interference so you can avoid them when possible.

Continue Reading...

How Your Location Impacts Your Over-the-Air TV Reception

Another key factor to cord cutting success is knowing the location of your local broadcast TV towers in relation to your home. The closer you live to these towers, the better your Over-the-Air TV reception will be.

Continue Reading...

Tablo FAQs: What Is the Best Over-the-Air TV Antenna for Cord Cutters?

One of the first steps in cutting the cord on cable is finding an antenna to get free broadcast TV.

That's why we've put together this Over-the-Air TV antenna buyer's guide so you can learn how to choose the best antenna for your needs and decypher potentially confusing marketing mumbo-jumbo.

best over the air tv antenna buyers guide

 

Continue Reading...

VHF vs. UHF – Why OTA Frequency Bands Matter for Cord Cutters with Antennas

While most OTA TV antennas on the market are designed to capture both frequencies, some antennas – especially certain ‘flat’ indoor antennas – are optimized primarily to capture UHF channels.

If you’re having trouble receiving one or two channels even though you’re close to your local broadcast towers, it may be because your antenna is not designed to pick up VHF frequencies.

 

Continue Reading...

Tablo How-To: Perfect Your Over-the-Air TV Setup with Antenna Accessories

If you’ve followed the best practices for installing your TV antenna, but one or two channels aren’t coming in as well as you’d like, or you want to split your antenna’s signal between multiple devices, you will want to investigate antenna accessories like amplifiers, filters, and attenuators.

Keep reading to learn more…

Continue Reading...

TV Antenna Setup: How to Access OTA Signals from Multiple Directions

Learn more about the OTA antenna setups to pick (and which to avoid) to help you tap into signals from multiple local OTA TV broadcast towers and maximize the number of OTA TV channels you can watch. 

detroit windsor ota towers

 

Continue Reading...

Getting Technical with Over-the-Air TV Reception (AKA: Why Can’t I Watch This Channel?)

Mohu sky roofAn excellent Over-the-Air TV signal is critical to enjoying free live HDTV with Tablo. However, there are some far more technical considerations when we talk about OTA TV signal quality. These technical considerations include signal-to-noise ratio, the digital cliff effect, tuner overdriving, and signal interference – all of which can mean the difference between a great cord cutting TV viewing experience and a less than perfect one.

 

 

Continue Reading...

New Tool: What Can I Watch on OTA TV?

Big Bang What's OnWe created a ‘What Can I Watch OTA’ tool. Just enter your zip code and we’ll show you all of the great prime time shows you can see in your area for FREE with an antenna.

While you're there, check out our other great cordcutting tools.

 

Continue Reading...

Stay tuned to Tablo news and offers