February 2017

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…

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: SportsNet LA

Three years ago this week, SportsNet LA, known to most folks as “The Dodgers Channel,” went on the air. We covered it here. At the time, only Time Warner Cable customers could see it, along with a…




Introducing Televes Indoor Amplifiers!

Finally, the future has arrived. I’ve spent the last week poking around Televes’ new line of indoor amplifiers. They’ve managed to fit a whole distribution amplifier and splitter into the same exact case as the…


DISH has a a great fourth quarter

Good news for shareholders… financials released yesterday show that DISH had a great fourth quarter of 2016. They added over 28,000 subscribers, had growing income and profits, and all of this is a huge contrast over…



The Porcupine Antenna

This antenna was an extension of an idea I had back in 2002, and had an article published about the precursor antenna in Popular Communications, in January 2003: “Phil’s Easy Way To Improve Your UHF TV Reception.”…



Go “Commercial Grade” with Solid Signal

Modulators. Racks. Fiber Distribution. The average person out there doesn’t care at all about these things. But you do. You run a TV station, a hotel’s in-house distribution system, or a school’s TV system. Maybe you’re…