August 2017

Do you still have this dish?

Look carefully. This is the DIRECTV AT-9 “Sidecar” dish. It’s different from other dishes because it has a separate LNB head set off at an angle. It’s been out of production for years. Chances are you…

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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: Flat RG6 cable

Dish outside… TV inside. In a permanent installation you would drill through the wall and use approved connection points to try to make everything look good and clean. What about an RV or apartment installation? That’s…


AT&T Expands its Fiber Footprint

It just keeps getting better for AT&T customers and those folks who want to become AT&T customers. The company’s 1000Mbps technology continues to roll out across the country, and it’s bringing a new standard of internet…


Why would you use power over ethernet?

Power over ethernet. It seems like a pretty simple subject. The same standard that governs all other ethernet connectivity, IEEE 802.3, allows for a pair of wires to be used to carry up to 25 watts…


Who should use powerline networking?

Everyone talks about Wi-Fi and cellular… but what if those aren’t an option? You don’t have to go to the expense of running network cables all over your house just because your Wi-Fi signal isn’t great….