30 05, 2015

WI-FI Fo Fum: I smell the waves of an LTE-U invasion

By |2015-05-30T07:34:26+00:00May 30th, 2015|General, In the Biz: Wireless News|

If unlicensed Wi-Fi is like that cool local band that makes music they love, then using those frequencies for LTE may sound like a corporate sell out to create profitable teeny bop songs. Welp, there goes real music. Or does it? LTE-U standards are rapidly being developed, and the increasing [...]

29 05, 2015

G-Love: Find the Best Tower Climbing Gloves

By |2015-07-06T17:01:04+00:00May 29th, 2015|Fall Safety, General|

Why is choosing the right glove so important? Shouldn't I just pick what's comfortable?  Thanks to the multi-functional nature of the tower industry, using industrial tools, climbing rope, hauling loads, dodging yellow rain, and placing heavy steel into position is all in a day's work. With the exception of those [...]

25 04, 2015

Antenna Alignment Perfection (no go backs!)

By |2015-04-28T12:02:09+00:00April 25th, 2015|General, New Products!|

Connect-It Wireless Announces 3Z RF Aligner Supply Debut Jupiter, Florida. March 16, 2015 – Connect-It Wireless, Inc., a national supplier of wireless site hardware and safety equipment, announced this month that they are now an authorized distributor of 3Z’s RF Aligner, the most compact GPS antenna alignment tool in the [...]

29 03, 2015

Tips on Rigging a Capstan Winch

By |2015-07-06T17:27:47+00:00March 29th, 2015|General|

SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS Now here is something that most, if not all, tower climbers use. Back in the "old days" capstans were used to raise and lower spars for sailing, and for lifting cargo onto and off of ships. These massive, man-powered machines were nothing like the small AC-powered capstans we [...]

29 03, 2015

Sweep it. Sweep it Real Good

By |2015-04-28T12:06:47+00:00March 29th, 2015|General, New Products!|

What is Sweep Testing? Sweep testing is a verification system that confirms system integration and antenna performance. Sweeping is also a widely used method that tests and verifies the characteristics of a device or cable across a range of frequencies. The information gathered by sweep testers allows us to quickly [...]

22 03, 2015

Inspecting Your Petzl I’D Descender

By |2015-07-06T17:37:01+00:00March 22nd, 2015|Fall Safety, General|

If you've ever used the Petzl I'D, you know why it is so loved by rescue professionals, rope access techs, tower climbers, and many other professionals. One of the most important aspects of maintaining your I'D is to know exactly how to inspect it. A Worn Groove Many experts often [...]

22 03, 2015

The Evolution of Mobile Phones

By |2015-07-06T17:43:05+00:00March 22nd, 2015|General|

It would be interesting to hand Alexander Graham Bell a smartphone. Is it what he would have envisioned his invention translating to a century later? The evolution of the mobile phone and its accompanying cell network is a complex succession of trial and error experiments that brought the technology from the bulky [...]

2 03, 2015

NATE 2015

By |2015-03-02T06:38:18+00:00March 2nd, 2015|General|

We had a blast at this year's NATE 2015 in Orlando, Florida. As promised, here are our photos from the event! Check out the full album at fb.com/ciwireless.  

28 02, 2015

And the winner is…

By |2015-02-28T06:59:38+00:00February 28th, 2015|General|

Congratulations to all 5 of our winners! Connect-It Wireless' 2015 Tower Hands Photo Competition concluded last month after having received a multitude of submissions. Choosing the winning photos was no easy task. Check out the winners below. CATEGORY: VERTIGO WINNER: Michael Dehler Prize: $50 CIW Gift Card! + RUNNER UP: Jonathan [...]

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