January 2018

Here’s the latest 4K Schedule from DIRECTV

DIRECTV continues to add more and more 4K content. It’s almost too much to keep up with. They actually posted the latest schedule four days ago, but with issues relating to the blog switchover, I’m…


Ken Reid and Matt Nix

Today Ken welcomes writer/showrunner Matt Nix to the show. Ken and Matt discuss 1981, Palm Springs, being a latch key kid, making a case for your show, watching things you’d never have watched, The Brady…



150+ mile antenna? It’s a myth!

No matter what you do, no matter how big your antenna is, you won’t get reliable TV reception at 150 miles. In fact, after 60 miles it becomes more and more difficult. There are three reasons,…


Podcast #258: The New Solid Signal Blog

This has been a really big week in the history of The Solid Signal Blog. Listen to a quick podcast and learn why we’re taking the steps we’re taking. Then, shop  Solid Signal for the best in…



Why are Huawei phones a security risk?

Several news outlets in the past few weeks have reported that both AT&T and Verizon have stopped selling Huawei smartphones over concerns about spying. While there is very little concern that individual users have been…


Understanding GPS

GPS is magic. At least it seems that way. Whether you’re using a smartphone, in-car unit or standalone, GPS technology is pretty awesome. You never get lost. It always knows exactly where you are. But how…