1. If it's ATSC (in the USA)
2. It's the 1950's all over again. Do you remember Dad putting up the antenna? Same story. Some are better and inside = no so great.
I'm looking to mount a small TV in my kitchen (either a normal TV or an "under-the-counter" model). We just want basic stations, so I'm just going to use the DTV tuner and not hook it up to a cable box.
1) Do newer TVs with internal DTV tuners tend to have adequate antennas, or will I most likely need an external antenna?
2) Are there particular makes/models that have better antennas? (or is there a website with antenna ratings)
3) Would an under-the-counter model have a better antenna in anticipation of this use case?
I have had two under-cabinet TVs (still using one), and neither had a built-in antenna for TV. They did come with wire antennas for AM/FM, but to get TV reception they required either a cable input or an external antenna connected to the coax input. I've only seen under-cabinet TVs made by odd-ball companies, and the quality of these units is less than stellar, so don't expect anything "better" because of what they are made for (under-cabinet kitchen use).
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