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Understanding the Difference, and Debunking the Myths, Between Active and Passive Antennas

In our experience, active antennas are misused and abused. Many people don’t fully understand what an active antenna actually does. They only know the word “active” sounds better than…


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Three Mini-Circuits Antenna Distribution Hacks

[UPDATE: it seems the ZAPD-1+ is currently out of stock. RF Venue sells a passive splitter that does the same thing. It's in stock. Contact us for pricing.] Here are…


Why Coaxial Cable Goes Bad

As far as cable goes, coaxial cable is more susceptible to damage than most. That doesn’t stop many audio pros from whipping it around like any old trampled extension…


Five Wireless Microphone Mistakes That Are as Common as They Are Avoidable

They’ve happened to the best of us. After paging through stacks of manuals, phoning and perhaps yelling at manufacturer technical support lines, and checking and re-checking dozens of options…


Diminishing Returns: At a Certain Point, Using Coax Is Insane

Coaxial cable has a place. If you remote an antenna less than 75 feet, low loss RG8X can’t be beat. It’s cheap, somewhat durable, and gives no more…


Understanding the Difference, and Debunking the Myths, Between Active and Passive Antennas

In our experience, active antennas are misused and abused. Many people don’t fully understand what an active antenna actually does. They only know the word “active” sounds better than…