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A brief history of video storage

Believe it or not, what you see above you is a video tape recorder. You couldn’t call it a VCR since there’s no cassette. It wasn’t very user-friendly but it did the job. Video storage sure…


How far can a wi-fi signal travel?

Quick answer: further than you can imagine. We’re often frustrated when our wi-fi doesn’t travel all the way from one end of the house to the other. We swear under our breath when it doesn’t…










The ABC’s of Antennas, part 5

This is it… the big finish. Let’s wrap up our series on antenna terminology with a bang! Only five letters left! VHF-High VHF-High describes the range of channels from 7 through 13. The frequencies used for…


The ABC’s of Antennas, part 4

When you get to the back part of the alphabet, it’s hard to decide which terms to feature! There are so many to choose from… here are some that might help you in your quest…


The ABC’s of Antennas, part 3

Ladder When going up on the roof to install an antenna, use a sturdy ladder and have a friend stand by and steady it if possible. Don’t rely on a cheap ladder that isn’t rated…