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What does a compression tool do?

This is one of our most popular compression tools, the InstallMates Lock and Seal Universal Compression Tool. It’s a favorite of professional installers because it’s compact, light, and works with a variety of different connectors. Obviously, it has…

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Nothing to watch on TV? Get an antenna!

It’s the middle of summer. You’ve bingewatched all the new stuff. You’re caught up on Shameless and Game of Thrones. You can’t bear to see anything else vaguely political, and your DVR playlist is sitting there at 98% free. Admit…







Why do we even need the FCC?

It seems like they’re in everything we want. The FCC has to review our phones, our tablets, our computers, our TVs and satellite equipment… take a look at your microwave for gosh sake and there is an FCC…



Why aren’t all antennas omnidirectional?

This is our Winegard Metrostar antenna. It may not be the most exciting antenna in the world, but it does a trick that most of them don’t: It pulls in signals from all direction. It’s “omnidirectional.”…