Best of the Blog 2016, Volume 4

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 April, 2016:

  1. What is LTE anyway?
  2. DTV Antenna Help and a touch of SNR, BER, MER
  3. Can you use the same antenna for cellular and TV?
  4. Experiment Evaluation of the UHF Pennyloop Antenna vs Standard Bowtie
  5. YES YOU CAN: Record 4K programming on DIRECTV
  7. Whats the difference between a log periodic antenna and a Yagi antenna?
  8. Who needs a cell booster?
  9. Will this remote work for you? Here’s how you find out
  10. NICE AND EASY: Look at the last 4 channels youve watched on DIRECTV
  11. Can you mount an antenna on a J-mount?
  12. Can you use a home cell booster in your RV?
  13. Do you need an antenna amplifier?
  14. NICE AND EASY: Can you put a DIRECTV LNB on a DISH reflector?
  15. What is a driven element?
  16. How does a satellite dish stay aimed while at sea?
  17. Is there such a thing as an antenna dead zone?
  18. Whats the most important way to measure antenna signal?
  19. Will TV signals interfere with your cell signal?
  20. Does the DIRECTV HR54 Genie DVR need to be connected to a TV?
  21. Can you use a Televes antenna without its reflectors?
  22. The Ultimate Guide to DIRECTV 4K
  23. How can you align the DIRECTV Reverse Band 3 LNB?
  24. Check Out the User Review of the New Reverse Band 5 LNB
  25. Will a Cellular Antenna Help You?
  26. Misadventures in TV Antenna Removal
  27. THE END IS COMING: DIRECTV announces end of SD service
  28. Signal Boosters End the “Call That Got Away”
  29. Solid Signals HANDS ON REVIEW: SureCall Fusion4Home Cellular Booster
  30. Why You Should Add an Antenna to Your Satellite TV Package!
  31. How fast can a boat go and still get TV reception?
  32. Can you use a larger dish with a DIRECTV LNB?
  33. Which is better, one big cell booster or 4 little ones?

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.