Antenna used to receive broadcast signals from relaying stations meant for television(TV) sets.
The antenna is connected to TV set using cable usually of 75 Ohm. This type of antenna to receive TV signal is designed for VHF and UHF frequencies.
There are two main categories of TV antenna viz. Indoor and outdoor.
Indoor antenna types are half-wave dipole and loop antennas. Indoor antennas are small in size and easy to move.
Outdoor antenna types are Yagi antenna, log periodic antenna and phased array antennas. Outdoor antennas are large in size and a bit cumbersome to install. Now-a-days parabolic dish antenna has become very popular for digital tuning of various satellite channels using Sat-top-box. The dish antennas are supplied by various companies such as Tata sky, Airtel, Videocon, DD direct plus, reliance and more.
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