DIY TV Antenna plans abound on the internet. Most of them are variations on the original Gray-Hoverman design. And while it has proven to be very effective in many instances, it lacks a certain cool-factor. And really, cool-factor is what you should be shopping for in an antenna anyway. Mainly because most antennas work pretty well across the board.
To that end, here are 5 of the coolest DIY TV antenna plans we found. Just click on the images to see the plans…
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DIY TV Antenna Plan #1: Painting Canvas
This one not only looks nice on the wall, but you could probably paint something nice on the canvas to make it look even cooler.
DIY Antenna Plan #2: Soda Can
If you have a soda can and some wire lying around, this might be your best bet.
DIY Antenna Plan #3: Satellite Dish
In a classic case of tragic irony, this antenna builder used his old satellite dish to help him get rid of his satellite company.
DIY Antenna Plan #4: Paper
Turns out you can make antennas out of anything. Even paper in this case…
DIY Antenna Plan #5: Mohu Leaf Decorated
This one isn’t truly a home-built antenna, but it is a DIY project. It’s essentially a Mohu Leaf that has been made pretty. And it’s cool. Which is why it’s on this list.
And there you have it. The 5 coolest DIY TV antennas. Period.
Know of any others? Let us know in the comments…
I want to see the best outdoor antenna that is both TV and cell signal booster. I understand they are different frequencies, so it will be cool to see what people have done.
I couldn’t find anything on that. The best answer was on Meta-Filter and it’s basically what you’ve already concluded. http://ask.metafilter.com/139673/Using-external-tv-antenna-for-mobile-reception