August 2016





THROWBACK THURSDAY: Restoring the future

It’s a 50-year-old chunk of wood that doesn’t fly and can’t even stand up by itself. For a while it was considered garbage. Now it’s in the Smithsonian. I’m talking about the original large-scale model of…


Is it really important which antenna you choose?

Here’s the dirty little secret: sometimes it isn’t. It’s important that you choose an antenna that’s powerful enough for your needs, but once you get to that point, more power isn’t going to help you. That’s…





The king of all signal meters: Televes H60

This is the one meter you drool over. The Televes H60 is a spectrum analyzer par excellence, with the ability to read and understand most forms of cable and satellite signals. It’s the meter of…


Is your data safe?

How safe is your most important data? Most of us have pretty much given up, knowing that no matter what we do our personal information will be in the hands of three dozen agencies every time…


Cord-Cutters: Know Your Football Options

A partnership between ESPN and Campus Insiders will deliver the 2016 college football season to more streamers and cord-cutters. While this is great news, Solid Signal brings even more pro and college football to those who…