I was just at the hardware store, picking up an OTA antenna because I have no clue where my old one is. I walked in the store with a lady maybe in her 40s, and we coincidentally went into the same aisle (helped by employees), and checked out at the same time.
Anyways, at check out, she was asking me about how OTA TV worked. She was very nice and I tried to explain it carefully, but it was weird to me that she didn't seem to know you can get broadcast channels without cable or satellite?
@Alisca they're still very common for local broadcast affiliates in the states! And once the US switched to digital broadcasts a bunch of new channels started up, mostly showing commercials and cheap content (old sitcoms, trashy talk shows, etc.)
Major sporting events also still get broadcast OTA, which is why I picked it up - we're moving and need something to pick up the superbowl this weekend.
@Alisca I know :) we're moving next Friday, just trying to knock a few things off my todo list early
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