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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 .

RV News: Winegard’s Rayzar to be Standard on Pleasureway Class B's

Fri Apr 1, 2016
Author: Kristian Steven Wieber

145954098118662.jpgWinegard’s Rayzar Automatic has been made standard equipment across Pleasureway Industries’ entire lineup of Class B Coaches.

Pleasureway’s Dean Rumpel says their decision was made while at a large show in Pomona Calif., where the Rayzar Automatic picked a remarkable 131 “free” TV stations.

That revelation came as no surprise to Dave and Robert Chiswell, who rep Winegard in Canada in addition to testing the company’s products out.

“Winegard has been a great company to represent in Canada,” says Robert, “and it has provided me with some really groundbreaking products to promote. The new Rayzar Automatic and T4 products top the list. I left Winnipeg and proceeded to drive east all the way to Quebec City. The test results on both products were well beyond expectations. The RoadTrip T4 held signal at least 90 percent of the time on Bell Satellite, cutting out only on the narrowest of single lane roads when there was obvious obstruction between us and the Satellite. It would then rapidly reacquire at its first ‘line of sight’ opportunity. The Rayzar Automatic performed equally well, picking up numerous stations wherever we happened to stop. I had as many as 19 stations on the first scan in Montreal and 14 at the airport in Toronto.”

He added, “It was also especially appealing in that it takes away the forever-annoying task of multiple channel scans every time you move your coach or your antenna. RVers can spend up to an hour channel scanning on their TVs while locating the different farms of TV stations in their newest location.”

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