TV Antenna Helper

TV Antenna Helper

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This app is the paid, ad-free version of TV Antenna Helper FREE. If you use this app, please rate it. If you feel that you can not rate this app 4 or 5 stars, please send me an email ( and let me know why.

Please note: This app does not allow you to watch TV on your phone. Instead, it uses your location to find nearby over-the-air Digitial TV (DTV) and HDTV signals in the *United States* and assists you choosing an antenna and pointing it in the correct direction. Information provided by the app includes: TV channel signal strengths, compass bearings to signals (direction), distance to signal towers, TV channel numbers, RF channel numbers, elevation, and frequency bands (UHV, Hi-V, Lo-V).

User location is determined automatically via GPS or the network. Alternatively, a location can be manually entered. DTV/HDTV station data is downloaded from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The app displays nearby TV signal information in three ways:
1) A scrollable list displaying all nearby TV signals ordered from strongest to weakest.
2) A compass that displays the stations at their correct heading from the current location.
3) A map displaying the current location and the location of all nearby TV signals.
The app can also be used to recommend antennas for your location.

Keywords: Antenna, Television, TV, Digital TV, DTV, High Definition, HD, Hi-Def, HDTV, Signals, Over-the-air, FCC, Channels

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Recently changed in this version

* Updated the user interface
* Now includes location elevation, TV signal elevations, RF channel numbers, and station call letters.
* Added a feature to recommend antennas for your location.
* The ability to save/load TV signal data by location will be included in the next update.

Comments and ratings for TV Antenna Helper
  • (67 stars)

    by Chad Burt on 20/11/2013

    Like others, I get "There was an error determining your location. Please try again." It does this on both of the phones I tried it on. My biggest mistake was purchasing it before I tried the free version. Now it is too late to refund it. I'm sure it

  • (67 stars)

    by joan faires on 06/10/2013

    Worth an easy 5 stars when it works. Right now I get a message that the fcc database lists no broadcast stations in my area when actually there are dozens as I am in northern San Francisco bay area. I've sent email to developer. Please get it working!

  • (67 stars)

    by Thomas Perkins on 17/09/2013

    The compass shakes like a leaf in the wind and don't lock on to a true magnetic position because it shakes so bad!!! All else seems to work OK. Half of this app works need to refund half of money till its finished!

  • (67 stars)

    by Richard Fabish on 03/09/2013

    I don't use it often, but it sure does the job. Most recently used to aim an indoor antenna for my daughter when she moved.

  • (67 stars)

    by William Ballard on 18/08/2013

    Excellent works as advertised and BETTER!!!!

  • (67 stars)

    by Richard Bray on 10/07/2013

    I purchased this app and tried it six times around my area. The app never located my position closer than three miles from my actual physical position. Lame.

  • (67 stars)

    by michael myers on 18/05/2013

    Great usefull app thanl you.