Home Depot® Now Selling Winegard Digital TV Antennas to Meet Growing Demand for Free HDTV Viewing in Communities Easy to install FlatWave® and FreeVision® antennas available nationwide

BURLINGTON, Iowa, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Winegard Company, a leader and pioneer in the design and manufacture of Antenna reception products, announced today that its FlatWave™ indoor TV antenna and FreeVision® outdoor HDTV antenna will be available in Home Depot® stores nationwide starting the week of March 18.

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This makes Home Depot the first retail location in America where the FreeVision antenna is available.

"Rapid changes in antenna technology now give consumers access to the highest rated digital programs without monthly programming fees," said Winegard National Sales Manager Grant Whipple. "Home Depot is a perfect retail store for the FlatWave and FreeVision, because most customers are do-it-yourselfers and these digital antennas are easy to install – buyers can have the highest quality free HDTV and channels not available from pay TV providers in minutes."

"The FlatWave is an indoor antenna that can be placed anywhere for the best reception and provide near Blu-ray™ quality picture," said Whipple. "The FreeVision is an ultra-compact outdoor antenna that can be installed outdoors or in an attic, so homeowners don't have to struggle putting it on a roof."

The FlatWave and FreeVision are designed to outperform traditional antennas and always provide high definition without the hassle. Consumers no longer need to climb on a roof to install an antenna or constantly adjust TV rabbit ears to get reception.

The FlatWave is a razor thin digital TV antenna designed to receive free off-air HD broadcast signals with its dual band technology. The high-tech product can be laid flat or hung on a wall or window, and its black and white design can quickly disappear and fit in with virtually any home decor.

The FreeVision TV antenna is designed for outdoor and attic installations and comes with high-band VHF and UHF digital TV reception for free HD programming. It's easy to install in an attic or outside on a deck or side of a house and can hook up to multiple TVs, so consumers can receive quality picture throughout their home. It is paintable to blend with any surroundings and pulls in free HDTV signals up to 30 miles away.

FlatWave Indoor Antenna

FreeVision Outdoor Antenna

13 in. by 12. In.

20.57 in. by 12.98 in. by 6.20 in.

0.34 lbs

1.12 lbs

High Definition VHF/UHF

High Definition VHF/UHF

Up to 35 miles

Up to 35 miles

15 ft. coax cable

50 ft. coax cable

$39.99

$39.99

The FlatWave can also be found at getfreetv.com. The Winegard FlatWave and FreeVision are both made in the USA.

About Home Depot

The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,257 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2011, The Home Depot had sales of $70.4 billion and earnings of $3.9 billion. The Company employs more than 300,000 associates. The Home Depot's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

About Winegard 

Winegard Company is a respected world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative antenna products for satellite and terrestrial communications. Since its founding in 1954, Winegard's pioneering solutions have shaped the industry for home, recreational vehicle (RV), truck, marine, medical and automotive antennas. The company's 2-way VSAT antennas provide real-time broadband solutions for extreme and remote environments in support of the oil and gas industries, as well as military and emergency response teams. Winegard is a privately-owned company that designed the first residential multi-channel antenna for the U.S. It has designed more than 1,000 antenna models and does custom antenna design and development work. To learn more about Burlington, Iowa-based Winegard, visit http://www.winegard.com or call 800-288-8094.

SOURCE Winegard Company



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