Product Comparison: Channel Master CM-3020 vs Channel Master CM-5020

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General Specifications
Channel Master
Channel Master
About the Product
The Channel Master CM 3020 is a pre-assembled outdoor TV antenna which will receive UHF and HD signals. This antenna has a signal range of 100 miles and will pick up available local digital and HD signals.
The CM-5020 Masterpiece Antenna Series digital HDTV antenna will receive both digital TV and HDTV programming. This heavy duty HD television antenna picks up VHF, UHF, and FM (from 54 to 216 MHz and 470 to 700 MHz), and has a TV antenna reception range of up to 100 miles.
Key Specs
Antenna Reception Range
100 miles
100 miles
Signal Support
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Channel Master CM-3020
  • Excellent long range antenna from Channel Master.
  • The range is approximately 80 miles that use, so probably 100 mile range for major stations is correct.
  • Very good antenna with long range. I'm about 60 miles from the nearest tower and coupled with the Channel Master CM-7777 I manage to pull in 41 channels.
  • Good receive across the design frequency. Works well for digital signal. You just need to make sure all elements are aligned and straight.
  • Does not pick up all the channels that are in the range.
Channel Master CM-5020 Directional Outdoor TV Antenna 100 Mile Range Masterpiece Series
  • Exceptional range - I would recommend this unit to anyone. I also installed the Titan 2 Pre-AMP which put the icing on the cake.
  • This is a superb product, tried the other makers which claim long distance TV signal capture but this is the only one which works and it works great!
  • Excellent quality. Good price. Range is fantastic. Price is good. I definitely recommend this product.
  • Antenna works great! Crystal clear reception. Broadcast towers range from 35 to 55 miles from me. Very satisfied.
  • We chose this antenna because it is supposed to be heavy duty, 100 mile range, and had pretty good reviews.
Size & Weight
22 in.
101.5 in.
152 in.
116 in.
95 in.
20 in.
7 lb
11.5 lb
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Channel Master CM-3020
  • This antenna is big - a beast - fortunately made of mostly hollow aluminum and some plastic so it is not heavy.
  • Nice antennae, pulls in distance stations quite well, a little on the large size but maybe that is why it works so well.
  • Easy to install, light weight,very good reception. So after 3 months I am very pleased with this antenna.
  • The only surprise was the size of the antenna when it was fully extended. I didn't measure it but is took up the entire peak of my attic.
  • The only draw back is the size. My wife nearly fainted when I put this thing on the roof. She thinks I'm trying to contact an alien mothership or something.
Channel Master CM-5020 Directional Outdoor TV Antenna 100 Mile Range Masterpiece Series
  • Its kinda big and really visible, but i don't care, the mere fact that I get all the local channels, and a bunch of uhf channels makes up for the large antenna size. It really works! I highly recommend it.
  • I grew up with Channel Master antennas in our house, they were always good. This antenna in not as big as the one it replaced but works very well. I highly recommend it.
  • It is big, but that is what it takes for me to get stations that are 60 miles away (with hills in between).
  • Easy assembly and a snap to contact. Fairly easy to handle even with its size.
  • Due to the size of the unit, you may or may not be able to perform an installation in your attic.
Antenna Type
Amplification Type
Active with line supply
Active with line supply
Number of Elements: 50, Turning Radius: 8 ft., Wind Resistance
Wind Resistance, Heavy duty construction, Quality finish on edges, Snap out reflectors, High performance F-Type PCB Balun
What customers say about "Features"
Channel Master CM-3020
  • We had a perfect picture on all three of our televisions and no need for signal amplification.
  • The reception from this antenna is as good, if not better than cable. I am also driving four television sets from this one antenna without any kind of amplification.
  • The great thing about it is that you can put the power supply inside the house and it will send the power through the cable line to the amp outdoors.
  • It is not going to be easy to install due to the large size, so no, it is not so easy to install.
  • It is a good one but not suitable for outdoor. I had this product for last 40 days and during summer its black plastic material gets crack due to heat.
Channel Master CM-5020 Directional Outdoor TV Antenna 100 Mile Range Masterpiece Series
  • Heavy duty build. As you would expect from Channel Master, this unit is sturdy and looks build to survive all weather.
  • The reception holds up well during strong wind, heavy rain and snow storms.
  • The antenna has been up a couple of months now through some pretty good windy rain storms. Rock solid reception whatever the conditions.
  • I live about 75 miles from the TV Towers and the wind is very strong here. This was the perfect antenna for me.
  • This is fantastic product. Well built and constructed. Substantially increased my reception of TV and FM signals from old antenna.
Power Supply
Not needed
Not needed
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
Other Information
179.00 $
199.00 $

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