Idaho TV 22 KRID
-Q: Will the Local Free TV be turned off?
A: No, the Federal Communication Commission / FCC is committed to over the air TV. Its a growing trend with people moving away from Pay TV. Currently there are 20%+ of the population using an antenna to watch TV.
-Q: Does a big antenna work better than a small antenna?
A: Depending on your location and obstacles between your home and the broadcast mountains depends on the size of antenna to use.
-Q: Can you install an antenna at my apartment or condo?
A: Yes. You need to mount the antenna high. Take a look around and if you see DirecTV or Dish, that is usually approval for the installation of an antenna. Contact you property Managers and get permission also.
-Q: Can I use the existing coax / cable wiring in my home?
A: Yes. Ideally the antenna works well with your coax wiring.
-Q: Can you install an antenna in the attic?
A: Yes, But we do not recommend it. 50%-70% of the broadcast signal will be blocked by your roofing materials. Tile and metal roofs are the worst.
-Q: I have a digital TV converter box that the government helped me buy. Do I need this with an antenna?
A: Yes, the converter box is needed for older TVs. 2007 and newer flat TVs have a digital tuner built in therefore no box needed.
-Q: Does the wind or weather affect the reception of your antenna?
A: No. Unlike DirecTV and Dish, the broadcast mountains are closer and therefore much stronger and more reliable than satellite TV.