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Video: Tips for using an antenna to watch digital TV

December 29, 2009 | 10:15 am

Many readers may be surprised at the quality of viewing experience they can get using old-fashioned rabbit ears -- a technology that's been around for the better part of a century. Thanks to 2009's digital TV switch-over, the number of channels and clarity of signal have both increased dramatically. Most shocking of all is that many channels are now broadcasting over the air in high definition, and the picture quality is as good as -- if not better than -- HD over cable.

Here's the longer story about rabbit ears making a comeback. And here are a few tips to help you decide if it's the right choice for your home. In the meantime, watch the video below to see some of the tips in action.

-- David Sarno