May 2017


What is “spectrum?”

The broadcast spectrum. I use that term a lot when I write, and I do it thinking that everyone out there understands it. But it’s a hard concept really, so I thought I’d back up and…


Do you “really” need a satellite meter?

A lot of people look at the price of our SATLOOKLITE satellite meter and ask the same question: “Do I really need that?” It really depends on how much you value your time. Check out these three scenarios:…


OPINION: More evidence that Nielsen is clueless

Over the long weekend I happened upon this article on DigitalTrends. with quite a proclamation. It stopped me in my tracks, and in fact the entire article was built around the sort of wink-wink, man-bites-dog kind of journalism…




Are all LNBs the same?

The front part of a satellite dish is called the “LNB.” It’s the part that actually contains both the receiving element and the electronic amplifiers that make a satellite dish actually work. (In case you’re curious,…







FUN FRIDAY: Family Circus Archives

I wish I could say this was an encylopedic archive of every Family Circus cartoon ever printed, but it’s just a smattering. At FamilyCircus.com, you’ll find about 50 of the best of those momentary chuckles we all…