October 2013


Bow Tie Element Length Evaluation

THE QUESTION The question I wanted to answer was, “Does making a bow tie (BT) antenna with longer elements improve the VHF response of the antenna?” It is easy to answer this question for a…



Live TV for your yacht? But of course!

It’s true that most of us won’t own a megayacht. We can dream, though. For those who do live a life filled with champagne, nothing is left on shore. There are sophisticated whole-vessel satellite dishes that…




What is MPEG anyway?

MPEG. Everyone talks about it like they know what they’re talking about. They talk about MPEG-2, MPEG-4, and all the compression technology, but do you know what MPEG really is? MPEG is an acronym for Moving Picture…




Aereo is going to the Supreme Court

Here we go… Major broadcast networks are taking the Aereo fight right to the top. Reuters reports that the four US networks filed a request to have the Supreme Court hear the case of whether or not Aereo’s novel…