November 2017



You’re safer with a cellular booster system

For over 20 years, the cell phone has been an indispensible part of our lives. Sure, the old Motorola StarTAC in the picture couldn’t do much more than make calls, but even that was a critical…



Any news on over-the-air 4K TV?

Well here we are folks, it’s almost 2018 and for those people who got themselves worked up about 4K over-the-air TV, it’s been a hard six months. Despite a flurry of news hitting the internet in…




What can you do with an old cell booster?

This Wi-Ex YX500 cell booster was all the rage 8 years ago. It worked well with the older-style analog cell phones and anything else that used the 1900MHz band that was used for voice back then….


All QAM is not the same

QAM. Most likely you think it’s either an unpronounceable random set of letters or an Australian airline. In both cases you would be wrong. It stands for Quadrature Amplitude Modulation. That’s a fancy way of saying…




Take a moment today to thank a veteran

Today is Veteran’s Day. You might have gotten yesterday off work, but today is the actual day. Veteran’s Day, originally called Armistice Day, was first celebrated in 1919, to celebrate the end of World War I,…


UPDATED: Connect a round dish to a SWM multiswitch

They said it couldn’t be done. They were wrong. Many folks think that just because you’re using a round dish, you can’t use SWM technology. That’s why people choose to buy expensive multiswitches from Spaun or other companies….