Any free options available?

  • @Baahb
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    8518 days ago

    Im planning on pulling it strait out of the air for freesies through the use of untrackable antenna technology from 90 years ago.

    • @[email protected]
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      2018 days ago

      real pro strat is to buy an ATSC tuner card for your PC and record or stream that shit too

      • amigan
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        18 days ago

        Doing exactly this with tvheadend and a Hauppauge wintv HVR-2250 dual ATSC board. Thanks for reminding me to set it to record.

    • @Ep1cFac3pa1m
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      618 days ago

      I need to get a better antenna. I can get Fox and ABC, but NBC and CBS must be too far away.

      • @[email protected]
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        318 days ago

        There are apps/sites that showyou where the antennas for the channels are so you can try to point at the one you want. That might help

        • @Ep1cFac3pa1m
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          318 days ago

          I downloaded an app that came with my antenna that shows where the station broadcast antennas are, but unfortunately the room I’m using it in is on the south side of my house, and the two stations I can’t get are North of me

            • @Ep1cFac3pa1m
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              117 days ago

              Yeah that’s what I’m thinking. There’s an old Dish Network dish on my roof from the last owner. I need to get an outdoor antenna and find a way to mount it on the dish.

              • @Pretzilla
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                317 days ago

                Outdoor antennas are typically pole mount. You might be able to extend the dish pole or just remove the dish and use the mount and cabling.

  • @H_Interlinked
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    4218 days ago

    Go directly to $p0rt $urge d0t n3t. It’s a curated list of free streams like crack streams, stream east, etc. I’ve been using it since following MMA on reddit 10 years ago. It has everything.

    • @[email protected]
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      818 days ago

      dot gg works better for me, but agreed regardless. it’s my only access to NFL outside the US

    • @MrVilliam
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      718 days ago

      I got into this for hockey streams. Sometimes, especially for high traffic events (like the super bowl), streams get pretty rough for me.

      Another source that’s mostly for soccer streams (if anybody here could benefit from this into) could be found just by googling the words foot and bite, but replace the space between those words with the letter Y. Very handy to be able to find for in the background or on breaks while at work, especially around the world cup.

  • WheatleyInc
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    1818 days ago

    Rather bold of you to assume I’ll be watching the Super Bowl.

  • @TheInsane42
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    1618 days ago

    Not watching at all.

    1. Not watching sport, ever.
    2. Not in US, so don’t care.
    3. It’s weekend, when we listen to the radio and don’t watch TV. (Nothing on anyway)
    • @BaardFigur
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      218 days ago

      I don’t generally watch it, generally because it’s sent in the middle of the night. I don’t watch much sport generally myself, but imo it’s worth watching. Very fun to watch

  • @muffedtrims
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    1518 days ago

    Antenna hooked up to my tivo OTA. Able to record local TV without subscription.

    • dumples
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      418 days ago

      What over the air antenna do you use? Thinking about getting one but the last one I used was spotty at best.

      • @[email protected]
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        17 days ago

        Look up antennaweb.org, like others have said.
        I use this one: GE Outdoor HD Digital TV Antenna
        You don’t need to spend big money in order to get a great antenna. There are no specialized antennas needed for HD or 4k. Any antenna claiming range over 80 miles is making, being charitable, dubious claims. If it looks like a dildo, it will be a lousy antenna.

        The new wrinkle to the modern antenna game is the transition to digital. You’ll need a digital tuner to watch OTA now. Lots of TVs have them built in, so you can plug the antenna directly into them. If your TV doesn’t, or you want to stream the OTA channels within your house you’ll need a digital tuner like the HDHomeRun Flex 4k (4 tuners built in).

        And the same downsides of antennas from back in the day are still a problem today. If you live in a rural area far from the broadcast centers, you’ll have trouble picking up signal. If you live in a hilly or mountainous area, you’ll have issues. If your local broadcasting areas are all spread out around you instead of one general area, you might have to pick and choose what you actually can pick up.

        • dumples
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          117 days ago

          I live in a major metro area so directions shouldn’t matter and I only need a small omnidirectional. I really don’t want to install one on my roof but I can that being the main recommendation. I would much rather install it on the TV I need when I need it. Since it’s like once or twice a year.

  • @Mr_Blott
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    1017 days ago

    Free options? Wait, people are paying to watch adverts? Holy shit

  • @Yawweee877h444
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    918 days ago

    Not watching. Sports is boring as fuck to watch. Sports are meant to be an activity to engage in, not sitting on the couch watching someone else have all the fun. Get off the couch, grab some friends, and go throw the ball around!

  • Ebby
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    18 days ago

    Antenna on roof over here. Just finished checking the alignment. I’m all set!

    Edit: just noticed the community. Might not help. Good luck though.

    • @MrVilliam
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      918 days ago

      Nope, valid answer! Piracy isn’t about theft, it’s about sharing. Many people pay good money for equipment to be able to share content that they paid for. Nobody gets mad about people visiting friends to watch a movie that only one friend paid for, so most piracy is basically just that but with many friends and without having to visit. Buying an antenna is the original jellyfin server, but on somebody else’s schedule, so live sports is the perfect application of this. If I watched sports more regularly at home, I’d absolutely buy an antenna. I’m tired after 3 12-hour shifts (including today) plus my wife is at work, so I don’t feel like going out to a sports bar this time. Which is also a valid way to share this content!