Best of the Blog 2018, Volume 11

The Solid Signal Blog is your resource for thousands of articles and reviews, with new content coming every day. 2019 marks our thirteenth 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, 2018:

  1. How do you add new apps to your AirTV Player?
  2. IS IT TRUE: Are prepaid phones slower than phones?
  3. Is it true? You can’t name a file with these terms?
  4. TIP: Keep an antenna in your emergency kit!
  5. Whats the best way to keep ice off an antenna?
  6. Dont buy an HDTV
  7. Add a little more height to your antenna easily
  8. Top 5 smart uses for the AirTV streamer
  9. How do you know which Genie Client you have?
  10. Can you get local channels on the Sling app on AppleTV?
  11. What is an NMO mount?
  12. Should you use a power inserter with your Genie 2?
  13. Satellite signals are measured in dBm. But what’s a dBm?
  14. What is a J-mount?
  15. This is the perfect time to upgrade your RV.
  16. Can you use a cell booster with an old cell phone?
  17. What you need to know about multiple SWMs
  18. Can you run a DIRECTV SWM line 700 feet?
  19. The Genie 2 limits you to 7 tuners. Is that really a problem?
  20. Which mobile cell booster do you need?
  21. NICE AND EASY: What size mast do you need?
  22. What is the right bandwidth for my splitter?
  23. Does QuickTune still work in the new Genie menus?
  24. Why are mobile cell boosters less powerful than home cell boosters?
  25. NICE AND EASY: Don’t use an A/B switch with satellite TV
  26. How can a splitter also be a combiner?
  27. Your new car doesn’t come with GPS. Now what.


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