Best of the Blog 2016, Volume 6

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 June, 2016:

  1. OPINION: The lie that makes criminals of us all
  2. What happens to all your digital downloads when…
  3. DIRECTV Tip: Press and Hold {INFO} to run a system test
  4. What can you do if you get an Error 920 on your DIRECTV receiver?
  5. Cut the Cord: The Top Six Reasons
  6. Can you use a cell booster outdoors?
  7. TV Antennas: The Wave of the Future
  8. Cut the Cord: Streaming and TV Antennas
  9. Why does the microwave interfere with the wi-fi?
  10. Black screen on Genie but getting all menus? Here’s the fix
  11. What is a polarity locker used for?
  12. What really happens when you adjust the TV’s sharpness control?
  13. What is a spot beam?
  14. What is mosquito noise?
  15. What is macroblocking?
  16. What is pixelation?
  17. Why DIRECTV for Business matters in an emergency
  18. Cord-Cutting 101: Best Attic Antenna
  19. Cord-Cutting 101: Best TV Antenna
  20. What is a subchannel?
  21. Why can’t you transmit electricity wirelessly?
  22. DIRECTV for Business actually saves money and energy
  23. What is a reflector?
  24. What is geostationary orbit?
  25. What is rolling shutter?
  26. Cord-Cutting 101: Free Digital TV
  27. Meet Your Signal Pro: Tammy Schoonover
  28. Cord Cutting, Binge Watching and Streaming… Oh My!
  29. Solid Signals HANDS ON REVIEW: Televes DAT790 LR Mix UHF/VHF Antenna

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.