Best of the Blog 2017, Volume 5

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 May, 2017:

  1. Introducing the new DIRECTV DSWM30 Multiswitch!
  2. What is multipath and what can I do about it?
  3. The answer to all your DSWM30 upgrade questions
  4. A quick guide to the DIRECTV Series Manager
  5. End of the road for flash drives?
  6. DIRECTV for Senior Living facilities? You bet!
  7. What is color?
  8. Should you use an amplifier on your satellite line?
  9. OPINION: Smartphone design is stalled
  10. Xtreme Signal HDB8X – the antenna that does tricks!
  11. DONT FALL FOR IT: The best TV antenna?
  12. Can I get local channels in my RV?
  13. New AIM Meter Update Document
  14. Announcing the new Televes DATBOSS Mix!
  15. Can you use Genie 2 with other DIRECTV receivers?
  16. At Solid Signal, we are your activation experts!
  17. What is the internet good for?
  18. Back up your stuff. No matter how you do it, its better than nothing.
  19. DIRECTV in apartments – is it true that you have to call someone special?
  20. 6 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Antenna Reception
  21. Is there even such a thing as online privacy?
  22. Don’t get caught in an emergency without a radio!
  23. Will an old satellite dish on an RV still work?
  24. How can I guarantee that I’ll get equipment with the new DIRECTV logo?
  25. Has this been the saddest ratings season ever?
  26. Does the HS17 Genie 2 need professional installation?
  27. Dont be confused by these Televes devices
  28. TIP: Slow DIRECTV box? Try this simple fix
  29. What’s the best mounting method for an antenna?
  30. Why should you trust a DIRECTV dealer instead of just calling… directly?
  31. Fall TV 2016/17: How did it fare?
  32. NICE AND EASY: What does a red light on a DIRECTV Genie Client mean?
  33. Are all LNBs the same?
  34. FROM OUR CUSTOMERS: How can you get Channel 2 with a UHF antenna?
  35. REVEALED: The LEGAL way to have DIRECTV service in two homes and pay one bill
  36. Do you need a satellite meter?
  37. What is spectrum?
  38. NICE AND EASY: Should you get wired or wireless Genie clients?
  39. NICE AND EASY: Does your cell carrier need to approve your booster?

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.