March 2016


What is a passive radiator?

Well, it’s this. Although they’re not 100% the same, a passive radiator in the antenna world can be thought of as another word for a director. They are parts of an antenna that essentially help focus the signal…


New Review: Televes DAT790 Mix

You’re not seeing double. You may have read a recent review of our DAT970 Antenna from Televes, but here’s a new one, about a different antenna. The DAT970 “Mix” starts with the solid build quality of the…


New HANDS ON Review: Televes DAT970 UHF Antenna

If you’re looking for the perfect UHF antenna at the perfect price, you owe it to yourself to check out the Televes DAT970. This antenna features best-in-class amplification and filters out unwanted signals better than any…





What is a passively amplified antenna?

Right now, amplified antennas are all the rage. They promise small size and big performance, and with the right amplifier and the right situation, they deliver. However, there are two kinds of antenna preamps — active…