2015


DIRECTV adds another HD Channel

HD Completists rejoice… DIRECTV has added Aspire TV to its lineup! The channel is also available for U-Verse customers as well, and you should expect from now on that whenever you see a channel add on…


Is a satellite tax really fair?

The subject of satellite taxes comes up over and over. If you’re in Massachusetts, Florida, Utah, or one of the seven states that currently have a satellite tax, you see it on your bill. You may…


Gain, Loss, and Noise Figure

I was looking at the “Understanding CEA Antenna Marks for Outdoor Antennas” page on the Solid Signal site, located here: Understanding CEA Antenna Marks for Indoor/Outdoor TV Antennas when I read what seemed to me to…



A DIRECTV-approved antenna? Don’t believe it

Here’s the latest scam. Believe it or not, there are installers out there who are telling customers that they don’t have a “DIRECTV-approved antenna” and then trying to sell them an antenna that’s already on their…



Hands on with the NEW Generation 3 DECA Broadband

Finally, something to do with that USB port. DIRECTV continues to streamline installations with the new Generation 3 DECA Broadband devices. These are about the size of the previous generation, but there’s a new trick to…