Top 10 Best Indoor/Outdoor HDTV Antennas 2016-2017

HDTV antennas can help save a lot of money on cable. Broadcast television now transmits over the air full HD channels that are easily picked up even by cheap antennas. A decent antenna can be cheaper than a subscription for cable for just one month and it is a onetime purchase. Needless to say the antenna will have less channels but in the end it is free television. The market offers thousands of models and they are available in three different categories.

Best Indoor/Outdoor HDTV Antennas In 2016

For our top 10 we selected only indoor/outdoor models that can be used pretty much everywhere. Here are the top 10 best indoor/outdoor HDTV antennas in 2016 reviews.

10. RCA ANT702F Digital Amplified Indoor/Outdoor Antenna

10. RCA ANT702F Digital Amplified Indoor

The RCA ANT702F digital indoor/outdoor antenna is a great option for the ones that need something compact and efficient. It was designed to be used inside the house or up on the roof due to its water resistant enclosure. The model has VHF/UDF channel reception and comes with a built-in amplifier that maintains the signal clean. Also the model offers excellent reception of weak signals and supports full HD broadcasts.


9. Philips SDV8622T/27 Indoor/Outdoor Digital TV Antenna

9. Philips SDV8622T27 IndoorOutdoor Digital TV Antenna

Philips SDV8622T/27 indoor/outdoor antenna is a compact and powerful receiver for broadcast television. It has a waterproof enclosure that can be painted as a means to customize it. The model has a compact design and delivers excellent signal due to its amplification and noise reduction technology. It supports full HD broadcasts and it is extremely easy to install but most of all it comes with a low price tag.


8. Antennas Direct Indoor/Outdoor DTV Antenna

8. Antennas Direct IndoorOutdoor DTV Antenna

The Antennas Direct indoor/outdoor model is not as compact as some of the other models but it does offer excellent signal reception. The model supports standard UHF HDTV signals and regular VHF broadcasts. It has a range of about 30 miles and comes with a simple installation kit. Due to its build the model can survive intense rain and extreme temperatures or it can be installed indoors providing almost the same clear reception.


7. Lava Electronics HD-600 Indoor/Outdoor HDTV Antenna

7. Lava Electronics HD-600 IndoorOutdoor HDTV Antenna

The Lava Electronics HD-600 indoor/outdoor antenna is a compact model that offers reliable signal reception. It was designed to be used both indoors and outdoors and it is extremely easy to install. Signal reception seems to be almost the same regardless of where it is placed. The full kit includes a RG6 cable and a compact A/C adapter. Its enclosure makes it survive harsh weather conditions and extreme temperatures without affecting the quality of the signal.


6. Channel Master CM-3000HD indoor / outdoor HDTV Antenna

6. Channel Master CM-3000HD indoor outdoor HDTV Antenna

The Channel Master CM-3000HD antenna is a great option for the ones that need a model that can be installed both indoors and outdoors. It is fairly affordable and comes with a slick and compact design. The model is easy to install and offers omnidirectional performance. It works with full 1080p broadcast channels and also works with regular non-HD channels. The model weighs about 4.5 pounds and it is Energy Star certified.


5. Free Signal TV Marathon Amplified Indoor/Outdoor Digital Antenna

5. Free Signal TV Marathon Amplified IndoorOutdoor Digital Antenna

Free Signal’s HDTV antenna offers unparalleled performance even when used indoors. It was designed to withstand any weather conditions and extreme temperature or if required it can be installed indoors. It works with a wide range of frequencies and comes with a powerful amplifier that delivers a clear signal with minimal interference. The model is fairly easy to install and eliminates the need of paying for cable service.


4. HD Frequency Cable Cutter Indoor/Outdoor HD Digital TV Antenna

4. HD Frequency Cable Cutter Indoor

The HD Frequency indoor/outdoor antenna is a premium model that comes with an interesting design. It was made to capture full HD broadcasts and frequencies including UHF and VHD with a maximum gain of 50 miles. It is suitable for both indoors and outdoors installation and comes already assembled. Installation is fairly straight forward and due to its design the model that survive any weather conditions.


3. RCA ANT702F Digital Amplified Indoor/Outdoor Antenna

3. RCA ANT702F Digital Amplified Indoor

The RCA ANT702F was designed to look more like a traditional antenna but with improved signal gain that makes it able to receive HD broadcasts. It has a simple construction and a lightweight design. The model comes partially assembled and it is fairly easy to install. It can be mounted outdoor although it is recommended to have it protected from extreme weather conditions.


2. Antennas Direct C2-V-CJM ClearStream 2-V Long Range UHF/VHF Indoor/Outdoor DTV Antenna with 20-Inch Mount

2. Antennas Direct C2-V-CJM ClearStream 2-V Long Range UHF

Antennas Direct made the C2-V-CJM to be an extremely reliable antenna that can be used indoors and outdoors. It has a rather interesting design that also gives it a range of 50 miles. It is one of the more powerful models that can receive VHF, UHF and full HDTV signals. The model comes with a lifetime warranty and it is fully assembled. Installation is well explained in its instruction manual while the antenna itself comes with a solid construction that makes it survive extreme temperatures and bad weather.


1. AmazonBasics Amplified Indoor/Outdoor HDTV Antenna

1. AmazonBasics Amplified Indoor

AmazonBasics amplified HDTV antenna is a great solution for the ones that want to get rid of their cable bill. It has a compact design and a long 60 mile range that makes it deliver crystal clear images with minimal interferences. Its amplifier makes sure the signal is pure and the image quality is crisp clear. The model comes with mounting brackets, an instruction manual and a limited one year warranty.


HDTV indoor/outdoor antennas offer the same reliable performance as the regular large ones that need to be mounted on the roof. They do come in a more compact form factor and have a certain level of convenience that lack in other types of antennas. Our top 10 includes only the best models that offer excellent signal reception and have a compact form factor.