February 2017


Simple Dipole and Bow Tie Antennas

Let’s go over a few things about dipole antennas that I have picked up while being an amateur radio operator. I will start with what is known and go from there. I will then apply…



Solid Signal is on Amazon!

We’ve been there for years! If you’re the sort of person who loves free Prime shipping and easy returns, you’ll be glad to know that you can find the best of Solid Signal on Amazon! We…


Will 2017 be the year of 4K?

I can’t believe I’m asking this question again. It seems like 4K has been around longer than Elvis and yet it’s still never completely caught on. For myself, I first saw a “consumer” demonstration of 4K in…





FUN FRIDAY: The very first laptop

It was called the Grid Compass. If you had $10,000 to spend in 1979, you could pick up two mid-size cars or one of these, which has the distinction of being the first laptop computer. We…


Choosing Satellite Dishes for RVs

Want to add satellite TV to your RV, camper, or motorhome? If so, you have three different satellite dishes from which to choose. When it comes to satellite dishes for RVs, you must choose between a…