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    Default Digital Antenna

    Who has one and whatís been your experience? Setting up at the new house and going no cable company if I can help it.
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    The cheap one from Amazon has worked well for me. There is a link to the one I have in the thread below on the second page. I get channels from Columbia, Myrtle Beach, and Charleston where I'm at.

    You can mount it in your attic if you don't have a metal roof (according to the reviews).

    http://scducks.com/forum/showthread....igital+antenna

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    $30 on Amazon TV Antenna - Outdoor Amplified HD Digital HDTV Antenna 150 Mile Range Motorized 360 Degree Rotation, Vansky TV Antenna for 2 TVs Support - UHF/VHF Signal Wireless Remote Control - 33FT Coax Cable

    Mine is 3 years old and no issues, clear pictures for all local stations. Closest station is 28 miles away from my house.

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    Going without cable means no channel guide, screen takes a while to load with digital antenna and no DVR. I can't do it, then again I like TV.
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    Works good for the times I actually watch "live" TV.

    I caught a couple of Clemson games on it this year (ABC). Otherwise, I don't use it at all.

    However, it works pretty well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CofC Waterfowler View Post
    Going without cable means no channel guide, screen takes a while to load with digital antenna and no DVR. I can't do it, then again I like TV.
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    A digital antenna allows for a channel guide. I surely have one on my TV...

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    I have this one https://www.amazon.com/Vilso-Antenna...ref_=yo_ii_img

    I don't watch much TV at all but this works great when I use it
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    https://www.amazon.com/1byone-Amplif...tal+tv+antenna

    I've got this one. I get about 12 channels clear as a bell, another 3 if the weather is right. Most of the stations are 30-90 miles away, the one I only occasionally get is about 40 miles. Dont know why that one acts up.

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    I got rid of cable TV at home but kept internet. They can't separate the internet signal from the TV signal or they are the same signal, I don't know, all I know is I still have cable TV because I kept internet. I don't get all the cable channels in HD, but the local ones are in HD.

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    I put up a channelmaster xtremetenna 80 in my attic last year and was getting Columbia and Augusta channels. I hooked up a channelmaster dvr+ and started picking up Charlotte channels too. If my wife was willing to have an external antenna I have no doubt I couldn't pick up Greenville stations. I like the dvr. I get a guide and can record and pause live tv.

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    I just bought a new tv and get sling for 30 days free with it. Going to try the digital antenna and sling for a month and if I donít like it go back to cable I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gut_Pile View Post
    I just bought a new tv and get sling for 30 days free with it. Going to try the digital antenna and sling for a month and if I don’t like it go back to cable I guess.
    Lots of other options out there. And all have a trial of some sort. I'm paying $40 a month for Vue and have netflix. So I'm in for less than $54 and have service on 4 tvs. Where the cable and satellite companies kill you is the equipment fees for multiple tvs. If you only have one tv the savings are harder to justify.

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    I turned all my crap into Charter or Spectrum whatever it's called up here, on Tuesday. It's only been a few days, but I don't miss it the slightest. I think I will invest in one of the digital antennas to get some of the football games, but maybe not.

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