2017

Learn more about the Televes Nevoswitch!

The Televes Nevoswitch is designed to help customers who have been left high and dry since it’s almost impossible to get a Spaun multiswitch in this country. The new multiswitches from Televes are perfect replacements for…




What does “backhaul” mean?

Hang around satellite geeks enough and you’re going to hear the term “backhaul.” When DIRECTV was launching satellites almost every year, it was frustrating to hear that a lot of satellite capacity was used for “backhaul.”…


CABLES 101: How to Choose The Best Cable

Are you using the best cable for the job? You may have heard terms like RG59, RG6, RG11, and Slim RG59 but you didn’t know what they meant. There is actually a real difference between these…




Is your phone unlocked? Here’s how to tell

Here’s the quick answer to the title question: If you have purchased your phone recently, it’s probably unlocked. But if you’ve had it for a while or if you’re planning to purchase a used phone, you…




What’s the deal with Tech Choice Parts?

You might find this logo attached to some of the most popular parts at Solid Signal’s web site. Don’t believe me? Check it out. We have hundreds of parts from the Tech Choice catalog, and they’re all…


FUN FRIDAY: Post credit scenes

Used to be, the lights came on at the end of the movie and there was absolutely no reason to sit through a list of maybe 1,000 people’s names for 6-7 minutes. Now, it seems like…



Disney to buy Fox – should you care?

You’ve probably seen the above image… an episode of The Simpsons predicted this move about 20 years ago. Of course that show has been producing about 20 hours of television a year for about 30 years so they’re…