Best of the Blog 2012, Volume 2

With the move to our new platform complete, we proudly present the best articles from our distant past.

The Solid Signal Blog is your resource for thousands of articles and reviews, with new content coming every day. 2018 marks our twelfth year since our humble beginnings, and today over 200,000 people read the blog every month. Every month, the staff gets together and gathers articles that really seem like they have long-term appeal. Here’s the list for the second half of 2012.

  1. TIP: Tighten those connectors!
  2. Check your signal loss with this handy calculator
  3. WHITE PAPER: How to check and set your satellite setup
  4. TIP: Winters around the corner… check those connections
  5. TIP: Keep those cables wound loosely
  6. WHITE PAPER: Advanced Coax Networking for DIRECTV
  7. TIP: 9 of your favorite DIRECTV Channels… at your fingertips with QuickTune
  8. SATELLITE 101: Basic terms when aiming a dish
  9. RG6 Cable Comparison Shootout, part 1: Meet the Contenders
  10. RG6 Cable Comparison Shootout, part 2: Uninex Cable
  11. RG6 Cable Comparison Shootout, part 3: 17-year-old cable
  12. RG6 Cable Comparison Shootout, part 4: Philips coaxial cableBlog
  13. RG6 Cable Comparison Shootout, part 5: Solid Signal Quad Shielded Cable

About the Author

Stuart Sweet
Stuart Sweet is the editor-in-chief of The Solid Signal Blog and a "master plumber" at Signal Group, LLC. He is the author of over 8,000 articles and longform tutorials including many posted here. Reach him by clicking on "Contact the Editor" at the bottom of this page.