Patent Number: 7,088,305

Title: Dual range antenna

Abstract: An antenna system that for use in both high density areas and rural areas while still obtaining acceptable reception in both locations. The antenna system includes a switching mechanism that permits the user to select between a lower gain range, appropriate for high density areas, and a higher gain range, which is more conducive to rural areas where UHF and VHF signals tend to be the weakest. This system provides the user with greater utility and performance and broader compatibility with television markets of varying sizes.

Inventors: Flask; Orin F. (Minneapolis, MN), Marks; Robert (New Hope, MN)

Assignee: Fiskars Brands, Inc.

International Classification: H01Q 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018