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What is a wattmeter?

That should be the end of the story. But, it isn’t. You guys know that I’m going to tell you a lot more detail than that, right? A wattmeter is a professional instrument designed to…


Your Antenna Tower Installation Experts

Does the thought of buying an antenna tower make you nervous? If so, it’s perfectly normal. This is a HUGE purchase, and there’s a lot you need to know beforehand. Like how high should your…



What is RoHS Compliance?

Seems like there are a million little badges on your average piece of computer hardware. What’s more the badge-a-palooza has migrated to otherwise simple devices like light bulbs. RoHS compliance seems to show up on an…



Why do cables use so many different connectors?

These are TNC connectors. There’s a slight possibility you’ve seen them before but you’re probably more familiar with other connectors like the F and RCA connector you see all the time. It’s used for high-frequency antennas,…


What is DIRECTV D2 Advantage?

If you’re a property owner or manager, it’s your new best friend.  Do you hate the cable company? (Join the club.) Are you tired of seeing a forest of dishes on the roof of your…


All QAM is not the same

QAM. Most likely you think it’s either an unpronounceable random set of letters or an Australian airline. In both cases you would be wrong. It stands for Quadrature Amplitude Modulation. That’s a fancy way of saying…