November 2015

Can you have a 32-port splitter?

This is the Medusa, a mythical creature with a head full of snakes. A 32-port splitter would be just as ugly. Our customer service department recently got a request for a 32-port splitter, to run the…



Easy solution for cell booster problems

If your cell booster isn’t doing its job… before going crazy try simply unplugging it and plugging it back in a few seconds later. Remember that cell boosters are computers too, and eventually they could freeze…




DIRECTV using RDBS? What does it mean?

Remember almost two years ago… when I told you all about Reverse DBS, the technology that could let DIRECTV get a lot more use out of its bandwidth? By using the frequencies it’s reserved for sending…


Death, taxes, and 3dB Loss. Seriously.

It’s inevitable, like death and taxes. There’s at least a 3dB loss from every 1×2 splitter. In fact, there could be more. Why is that? To understand why there’s no escaping a 3dB loss, you need…



Got a choice? Choose an outdoor antenna

I bet you could put up an outdoor antenna. Sure, not everyone can get up on a roof, and not everyone lives in a freestanding home. But chances are, there’s a public space where you can…