March 2016


DISH partners to feed the hungry

Good on them. DISH today announced the results of a food drive conducted by employees all over the country. Believe it or not, they collected enough to feed 25,000 people. I have to say, when companies…






How can you mount your new antenna?

The cool thing is you have so many choices. For most outdoor antennas, the easiest thing is to use a J-mount. The honest truth is that there isn’t a lot of difference between them if you’re mounting…


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…


NICE AND EASY: What is bit error rate?

Sounds like something this robot would say. But it’s actually a very important part of digital broadcasting, in fact one of the most important ways we measure how well or poorly a signal is actually received….