Aiming your HDTV antenna it’s easy andfree!
This application helps you discover digital TV towers (DTV) closeto you and it helps you find the bearing from your location so thatyou can point you antenna to catch those stations. It works basedon a list of antennas broadcasting digital TV over-the-air (OTA) inthe United States, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand,Austria, Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, Colombia and Uruguay.
In the US it can also display the FCC calculated broadcast areaover the map!
Specially useful when you camping in your camper van, so you canget the best TV reception wherever you are.
Be aware that compasses in phones are not very good and they areoften wrong or get stucked. That cannot be corrected from asoftware application such as this one. Sometimes it’s useful to“calibrate” the devices’s compass by performing movements with thephone describing an “8”.
For now this helper is just for United States, Australia, Canada,United Kingdom, New Zealand, Argentina Brazil, Colombia andUruguay.
USA stations were retrieved from FCC’s CDBS database. Brazilianstations were retrieved from Anatel. Argentina ones were retrievedfrom TDA home page. UK Freeview transmitter locations wereretrieved from http://www.ukfree.tv. Canadian stations wereretrieved from Industry Canada. Australian station info wasdownloaded fromhttp://data.gov.au/dataset/licensed-broadcasting-transmitter-data
Please, do not use app ratings to report issues. Try here:https://github.com/niqueco/antenas/issues
Source code is at: https://github.com/niqueco/antenas