Best of the Blog 2013, Volume 3

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 third quarter of 2013.

  1. HOW TO DO IT: Assemble the Xtreme Signal HDB8X Antenna
  2. WHITE PAPER: Choosing the right LNB
  3. Solid Signal’s Hands on Review: DIRECTV C41W Wireless Genie Client
  4. EDITORIAL: Copyright law is out of control
  5. Great reception but no guide data? What could it be?
  6. What is “private viewing?”
  7. TIP: How to program your Genie Remote (RC71) to work with older DIRECTV receivers
  8. RVU Networking for Genie Clients – is it necessary to set a static IP?
  9. DIRECTV Receiver showing “Regular Schedule?” Here’s what to do
  10. 20 Tuners from a SWM-16! It can be done!
  11. HOW TO DO IT: Aim your DIRECTV Dish using the SATLOOKLITE meter
  12. EDITORIAL: Here’s why 4K won’t go mainstream

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.