Digital converter box? Check! Great reception? Not so much. John Park shows how to take a fistful of wire coat hangers and make a TV antenna that gives great digital reception. While he’s at it, he also makes a video camera stabilizer using metal piping and counterbalance weight; great for at-home moviemaking.
Download the PDFs for these projects. http://cachefly.oreilly.com/make/television/04/DTV_Antenna_FINAL.pdfhttp://cachefly.oreilly.com/make/television/steadycam.pdf