How to Receive Over the Air HD Channels From Long Distance

by Greyson Ferguson

Although it is possible to obtain high definition video programming with the help of a cable/satellite provider, you may decide you don't want to pay the additional monthly fees these companies usually charge. Instead, it is possible to receiver over-the-air HD stations, often from up to 70 miles away.


Look for a long-distance HD antenna. These are available at your local electronic stores. The reception range is printed right on the packaging of the device. Many of these antennas have at least a 70-mile range.


Plug the antenna into a local power outlet. To power the increased reception range, the antenna requires a power connection.


Insert the HDMI cable into the HDMI port on the antenna, then plug the opposite end of the cable into an "HDMI In" port on the TV.


Select "Input" on the TV, then choose "HDMI." The high definition, over the air HD content now loads onto the screen.

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About the Author

Greyson Ferguson is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in film and television. He currently resides in Lansing, Michigan where he works on independent film projects and writes for numerous publications. Ferguson primarily focuses on computer and electronic articles. Greyson produces, focusing on only upbeat news stories with daily updates.

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