Best of the Blog 2017, Volume 11

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 November, 2017.

  1. BREAKING NEWS: DIRECTV Rolls Out New User Interface For Genie
  2. WHITE PAPER: The Ultimate Guide to DIRECTV Upgrading
  3. Stop Believing These Six Cord-Cutting Myths!
  4. Can commercial customers get DIRECTV NOW?
  5. Why are there commercials on channels that you pay for?
  6. UPDATED: Connect a round dish to a SWM multiswitch
  7. Can you just take a receiver from a private area and put it in the bar?
  8. What is USB OTG?
  9. NICE AND EASY: What does A3 mean in the DIRECTV guide?
  10. FCC makes a move toward ATSC 3.0
  11. Is there an omnidirectional TV antenna that gets signals from 75 miles away?
  12. Get to know “tuner math”- 2017/2018 edition
  13. Is closed captioning obsolete?
  14. Will a TV in the office distract your workers?
  15. Which DIRECTV receivers can be used with 220-240 volt power?
  16. Should you connect your Genie 2 to the internet?
  17. How far offshore can you be and still get satellite reception?
  18. Does DIRECTV NOW work with an antenna?
  19. Whats so bad about VHF-Low?
  20. Is there one satellite TV system that works everywhere in the world?
  21. How to read Solid Signal’s new test charts
  22. NEW VIDEO: Check your DIRECTV Signal Strength (Genie GUI)
  23. NEW VIDEO: Lightning Magnetic Adapter

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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 9,000 articles and longform tutorials including many posted here. Reach him by clicking on "Contact the Editor" at the bottom of this page.