RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

ANTOP Releases Paper-Thin Indoor Antenna

Thu Aug 11, 2016

ONTARIO, California - ANTOP has released its new paper-thin indoor antenna that is designed to combine aesthetically pleasing designs with digital technology to provided a product that delivers clear HDTV reception.

The popular Paper Thin product line consists of 26 different models featuring sleek, lightweight and ultra-thin, .02 of an inch, compact designs made for easy installation, but still delivering on the ANTOP promise of a quality HDTV viewing experience by utilizing the latest in antenna technology.

"We're focused on offering the best Over-The-Air TV reception solutions to provide consumer options for cutting the cord," ANTOP Vice President Eric Jiang says. "Our Paper Thin antennas were first introduced in 2010 and continue to be one of our most popular products based on technical advancements and their appealing design."

The Paper Thin product line includes two variations in reception patterns, Omni-directional and Multi-directional, while distance ratings vary by model from 30, 40 to 55 miles from signal origination point. Patterning options include a flat bow-tie layout as well as multiple square and rectangular designs. All models offer a paintable surface area to allow for further integration into any home's interior d├ęcor.

Selected models feature ANTOP's exclusive Smartpass amplifier technology, an all-in-one design allowing for easier connection and corrected balance between short and long range reception. To ensure noise-free digital reception, each Paper Thin antenna includes a built in 4G LTE filter blocking 3G and 4G wireless signals. ANTOP pioneered the use of filters in antennas by being the first manufacturer to include this technology in their products.

The Paper Thin antenna's compact size and multiple set-up options allow for positioning on any wall or window within a home, apartment or even in an RV. ANTOP's antennas support HDTV, 1080P TV and 4K ULTRA HD and are compatible with TV converter boxes and digital or analog TVs.