April 2016

THE END IS COMING: DIRECTV announces end of SD service

They couldn’t have been clearer. Almost 15 years after the company first rolled out HD channels, they’re pulling the plug on standard definition. There’s a firm cutoff here… DIRECTV will be stopping all SD service in…


Misadventures in TV Antenna Removal

The Solid Signal Blog welcomes new guest contributor Jake Buckler! Hello. My name is Jake Buckler and I know just enough about TV antennas to make me dangerous. Seriously! Consider my first experience with these…



How can you align the DIRECTV Reverse Band 3 LNB?

DIRECTV’s new LNBs are really cool in everything they do, but you’ll need some special equipment to aim them. If you really want the professional experience, there’s only one meter to use: DIRECTV’s own Advanced Installation Meter…


The Ultimate Guide to DIRECTV 4K

DIRECTV 4K is here! If you’re just getting started, you’ll appreciate this guide to some of the most helpful articles about DIRECTV’s new 4K service. We’ll be updating this guide as more information becomes available! About…