August 2016

NFL Network returns to DISH

DISH and the NFL have found some common ground, and this means that DISH subscribers will get some football loving after all. Several sources are reporting that the two companies have resolved a dispute that came…

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Satellite TV without satellite reception?

Inevitably, your satellite service will go down. It happens less than .1% of the time and usually fixes itself, but it does happen. Satellite TV is about ten times more reliable on average than cable, but…



8K Satellite TV begins testing in Japan

Japanese television network NHK is always on the forefront of technology. The company started HDTV broadcasts in the 1980s — you read that right — and has been doing 4K for longer than anyone else. They’ve…


TIP: How to aim an antenna

So… you’ve finally moved up to an outdoor antenna. Or maybe you’ve had an old one on the roof for a while, and you’re ready to start using it. Aiming an antenna is one of the…


Can an antenna “go bad?”

Well, not exactly… but yes there are things on an antenna that can actually stop working. When that happens, you generally need a new antenna. An antenna is a remarkably simple thing. It’s usually just some…


Time to watch TV like it’s 1999

You can stream live Lollapalooza coverage, but I think the MTV Classic channel is more my speed. If you own a streaming device that gets Red Bull TV, you can see this year’s Lollapalooza on…