March 2016

Why is AM Radio still a thing?

I really like that segment on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver when he asks, “How is this still a thing?” I’ve been using that phrase for years and it’s true, you look at something and it’s…

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New Review: Televes DAT790 Mix

You’re not seeing double. You may have read a recent review of our DAT970 Antenna from Televes, but here’s a new one, about a different antenna. The DAT970 “Mix” starts with the solid build quality of the…


New HANDS ON Review: Televes DAT970 UHF Antenna

If you’re looking for the perfect UHF antenna at the perfect price, you owe it to yourself to check out the Televes DAT970. This antenna features best-in-class amplification and filters out unwanted signals better than any…






FUN FRIDAY: Paper Airplanes

It’s Friday and you really don’t want to work. I’m not saying you’re going to hang around work being unproductive, but let’s just say that for some reason you’re bored with the idea of looking for…


DIRECTV updates app, gives more live streaming

The team at DIRECTV has been busy updating the award-winning app for smartphones and tablets. The first thing you’ll notice of course, is the new AT&T globe logo, replacing an icon that featured nothing but the…




Why do you need to register your cell booster?

Ever hear the term “negotiated settlement?” Until 2014, cell service providers all had one thing to say about cell boosters. They didn’t want you to use them, making all sorts of baseless claims about how they…


Do I need an antenna that pulls in VHF-Low?

Yes, the digital TV transition was supposed to fix all this. TV broadcasting should have left the so-called “VHF-Low” band that includes channels 2,3,4,5, and 6. In fact at one point the hope was that all…