October 2017


USB Power Bank Ah Rating Evaluation

I have been given or purchased a number of various USB power banks. These power banks are designed to replace the AC outlet with a USB power supply so that when you’re in the field and…





Marine Satellite TV: Fraud and Misclassification

Marine electronics installers, we have to talk to you about the serious issue of fraud and misclassification associated with satellite TV installations! Have you ever heard of anyone getting into trouble for misclassification or fraud associated…


Maybe the FCC doesn’t care about your city.

In a 3-2 vote yesterday, the FCC overturned a rule that required broadcasters to have some sort of local studios. This rule dates back to the 1930s and the feeling among the Republican members of the…


Marine Satellite TV: DIRECTV or DISH

DIRECTV and DISH are the most popular providers of marine satellite TV in the U.S. As a marine electronics installer, do you know which one is best for your clients? DIRECTV or DISH Network? One of…


Verizon flubs live TV while AT&T sails higher?

Bad news if you were hoping that Verizon would beat out AT&T as the best overall communications provider. According to LightReading the company is nowhere near ready to launch a live streaming TV service, and its cable TV service…


WAIT: Solid Signal sells car audio products?

You bet we do. Sure, I know you think of Solid Signal as your source for everything having to do with satellite, antenna, and cellular products, but we carry over 30,000 products of all types from…