Best of the Blog 2016, Volume 5

With the move to our new platform complete, we proudly present the best articles from our distant past.

The Solid Signal Blog is your resource for thousands of articles and reviews, with new content coming every day. 2018 marks our twelfth year since our humble beginnings, and today over 200,000 people read the blog every month. Every month, the staff gets together and gathers articles that really seem like they have long-term appeal. Here’s the list for May, 2016:

  1. What exactly is high-definition television?
  2. No picture on your marine DISH receiver? Here’s why
  3. How long should a satellite receiver last?
  4. Solid Signals HANDS ON REVIEW: Televes Mast-Mounted Amplifiers
  5. Can your DVR be in the cloud?
  6. REVEALED: Why you can’t have more than 1 4K stream at a time
  7. IS IT POSSIBLE? An antenna that works better WITHOUT an amplifier?
  8. How can you tell a high-quality antenna?
  9. NICE AND EASY: Will a 4G/LTE booster also help with voice coverage?
  10. NICE AND EASY: What’s the difference between the red button and the record button on a DIRECTV remote?
  11. Tired of seeing duplicate channels on your DIRECTV Guide? Hide them!
  12. NICE AND EASY: Change the TV input using your Genie Remote
  13. OPINION: Undelete programs from the DIRECTV playlist
  14. Why did my DIRECTV receiver reboot in the middle of the night?
  15. Router, modem or switch – what is it?
  16. Do you need a cell phone signal booster for your business?
  17. Can you watch DIRECTV 4K content on a non-4K TV?
  18. Which is better, Netflix 4K or DIRECTV 4K?
  19. Why doesnt Solid Signal sell cell phone jammers!
  20. Whats so special about these color bars?
  21. Save money by making your own cables
  22. The Ultimate Guide to Televes Antennas
  23. WHITE PAPER: Making Easy-F Connections with Televes Amplifiers

About the Author

Stuart Sweet
Stuart Sweet is the editor-in-chief of The Solid Signal Blog and a "master plumber" at Signal Group, LLC. He is the author of over 8,000 articles and longform tutorials including many posted here. Reach him by clicking on "Contact the Editor" at the bottom of this page.