Best of the Blog 2019, Volume 10

The Solid Signal Blog is your resource for thousands of articles and reviews, with new content coming every day. 2020 marks our fourteenth 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 October, 2019:

  1. What is an LNB?
  2. What do the fifth and sixth lines on the Reverse Band LNB do?
  3. UPDATED: Record a series on just one channel
  4. Here’s one thing you’ll need before you go up on the roof
  5. What’s the Difference Between a Cell Booster and Antenna Amp?
  6. Why do splitters have so much loss?
  7. Small Bar Owners: You Need DIRECTV!
  8. NICE AND EASY: Can you use a TV antenna in the basement?
  9. Should you replace your cell boosters outdoor antenna?
  10. NICE AND EASY: Can you use a TV antenna to broadcast from your home?
  11. What is a guy wire?
  12. Back to Basics: USB
  13. 3 Communication Issues Faced by First Responders
  14. Why does your DIRECTV receiver always need an update just after you install it?
  15. What is a CDN (Content Delivery Network)?
  16. NICE AND EASY: Customize the DIRECTV Genie guide to see what you want
  17. UPDATED: Manufacturer codes for DIRECTV receivers
  18. Free TV with an Antenna: What’s the Catch?
  19. What is Multi-Tower Targeting?
  20. Should you use Loctite (or other thread locks) on antennas or dishes?


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.