In harsh winter environments, snow and ice can accumulate on your satellite antenna and cause signal loss. Satellite Antenna Covers – Active and Passive De-Icing with the ability to Add Gas or Electric Heating. Uses Stainless Steel Rope with Ratchet Fasteners to secure the Cover to the Antenna. The full reflector cover is made using UV stable fabric and thread / stitching with a life expectancy of 15 years. Installation is easy and does not require specialized tools or disassembling of the antenna.