Cord-cutting technology

My antennas don’t look like these, because they’re for UHF for OTA HDTV [Which I only use in weather emergencies because broadcast TV is singularly awful…], but this is still an interesting read:

If you happened to look up during a drive down a suburban street in the US anytime during the 60s or 70s, you’ll no doubt have noticed a forest of TV antennas. When over-the-air TV was the only option, people went to great lengths to haul in signals, with antennas of sometimes massive proportions flying…

via On Point: The Yagi Antenna — Hackaday