March 2017

Can you share a satellite dish with a neighbor?

Sort of yes, but… The rules concerning DIRECTV are actually sort of vague. In an effort to keep their customer agreement to a reasonable length, it doesn’t cover every possible eventuality. Their Customer Agreement doesn’t really cover…


Satellite TV in the conference room?

Not such a strange idea. If you have a TV in the conference room, it’s probably used for those times Phil in Marketing wants to show you the latest sales figures. But it you do have…


DIRECTV Brings 4K MLB to your living room

25 games. At least 225 innings. All in glorious 4K. DIRECTV’s going all out with 4K baseball this year… and you don’t even need to have the Extra Innings package. All customers who have 4K-capable setups…


EDITORIAL: Will we ever run out of cop shows?

So I finally got around to watching the clumsily named The Paley Center Salutes NBC’s 90th Anniversary which I recorded a while back. I figured it would be a self-congratulating, three-hour-long victory lap light on content and heavy…


What is “PoE?”

I know what you’re thinking, PoE is a 19th century horror writer best known for “The Raven?” What, you’re not thinking that? Perhaps you’re not a high school English teacher. After all, there are a limited…


What is the best long range antenna?

If you’re a real “DXer,” you’re out there trying to get those stations from 80, 90, or 100 miles away. I can’t promise that anything we offer you will really succeed, but if you’re going to…


STREAMING SATURDAY: Netflix “Flaws” Explained

Netflix often gets criticized for not being the “Blockbuster” of streaming services. There’s actually a good reason why it doesn’t have a limitless library of titles to stream. One of the biggest criticisms of Netflix is…



FUN FRIDAY: More Spock?

One of the most beloved characters in the history of television, Leonard Nimoy’s Spock hardly needs introduction or description. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never watched a minute of Star Trek, you know who Spock is. The character…