March 2014


WHITE PAPER: Extending your DIRECTV Signal

What’s the max length of a DIRECTV cable? What’s the maximum distance between a receiver and a SWM? These are questions asked every day and the problem is there’s no easy answer. We have downloadable calculators available but…





Are legacy multiswitches being discontinued?

At one time, this Spaun multiswitch was one of our hot sellers at Solid Signal. These days we don’t sell nearly as many. Shrewd observers might even note that several other Spaun products have been discontinued and…



Holy Resource Batman!

Marty Silbernik is the author of I’m Too Old To Do This, a tech blog for folks who remember when none of this stuff existed. This article appears with permission. I’ve spent a lot of time talking…





Is CB Radio dead?

There’s a huge portion of the population who weren’t even alive during the CB craze of the 1970s. It was the equivalent of facebook, twitter and chatrooms all in one — a technology that let you…