April 2013






The ABC’s of Antennas, part 5

This is it… the big finish. Let’s wrap up our series on antenna terminology with a bang! Only five letters left! VHF-High VHF-High describes the range of channels from 7 through 13. The frequencies used for…


The ABC’s of Antennas, part 4

When you get to the back part of the alphabet, it’s hard to decide which terms to feature! There are so many to choose from… here are some that might help you in your quest…


The ABC’s of Antennas, part 3

Ladder When going up on the roof to install an antenna, use a sturdy ladder and have a friend stand by and steady it if possible. Don’t rely on a cheap ladder that isn’t rated…


The ABC’s of Antennas, part 2

There’s so much to talk about with antennas! The more you learn, the more you realize there is to learn! Today we continue our series with a few more entertaining nibbles of knowledge. Gain Gain is…


Solid Signal goes HANDS ON: Voice Control for iPhone

This document is available in PDF format! Click here to download! With the next version version of DIRECTV’s iPhone app (expected this summer), you can control your receivers with your voice! Voice control is all the rage right…



The ABC’s of Antennas, part 1

Antennas are more of an art than a science. There’s a lot that goes into getting that TV picture just right, but for the antenna hobbyist there’s nothing like seeing that crystal clear picture once everything…