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Do TV antennas work in the attic?

Do TV antennas work in the attic?

Well, yes antennas are installed in attics all the time. And in most cases they function well enough to receive most if not all TV signals at a location. On the other, the structure of your house and roof might impact your indoor TV reception by weakening signals.

What is the range of an attic antenna?

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Brand GE
UPC 030878336925
Warranty Desc Limited Lifetime
Antenna Type Indoor
Broadcast Range Up to 60 Miles

What is an attic TV antenna?

Installing your antenna in an attic allows you to conceal your antenna when an outdoor antenna is not possible. Our attic TV antennas provide powerful, long-range performance for consistent, reliable reception in the city and in rural areas.

Can lightning strike an antenna in the attic?

Member. An attic antenna isn’t going to attract lightning anymore than the usual stuff found in the attic such as AC ducts, electrical wiring, CATV, phone, etc.

Does an attic antenna need power?

The antenna includes an embedded low-noise amplifier to pick up high UHF and VHF channels within a 60-mile range. While this antenna does need an external power source to operate, it includes a USB power cable that can be plugged into a TV or wall outlet.

How can I improve my attic antenna?

The effective range of most antennas is lowered by 10-15 miles with an attic installation, so you may consider getting a more powerful antenna than you would typically need with an outdoor antenna. Investing in a low noise pre-amplifier can also improve the signal levels.

Can I turn my metal roof into a TV antenna?

Yes, practically anything made of metal can be used as an antenna in some way. However, unless something is designed to be an antenna it will work so poorly that a “real” antenna won’t be affected by it at all.