August 2017

Do you still use DIRECTV On Demand?

It’s a very different world than it was in 2009 when DIRECTV started rolling out its on demand service. Back then, most people barely had enough speed to stream standard definition, and it wasn’t even that…


DON’T DO THIS: Franken-dish

So the other day…  This guy tells me that he bought a new LNB for his dish and he’s getting a lot of signal loss. I ask him about his signal strength numbers and they’re…





FUN FRIDAY: Literally?

So this one’s way off topic and maybe it isn’t even that fun. But so be it. I’m one of those guys who really gets wound up when people say “literally” and they mean “not literally.”…


How long does a satellite last?

Here’s one more thing you have to worry about… space junk falling out of the sky. Not so much because it could hit you, but because today’s space junk was once a shiny new satellite. With…