April 2017



Hidden tips for your Genie Mini Client

Here’s the stuff they won’t tell you. You can get a lot of information about your Genie Mini Client by pressing and holding {INFO} on the white remote. There’s a lot more info to be…


How does satellite TV work on planes?

It seems like it shouldn’t work at all. After all, if you have satellite at home, you know that just moving the dish a fraction of an inch can make a huge difference. How can planes…





Can you use a coat hanger as an antenna?

Why spend a ton of money for an antenna when you can use a couple of coat hangers and a 2×4? That’s the question being posed at several sites, including ours. We put our very own…


How long can a satellite last? Try 50 years

Most telecommunications satellites today have a usable life of 10-15 years. The usable life of a satellite depends not only on factors like it not burning out, not having hardware failure, not being hit by a…