Best of the Blog 2019, Volume 5

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 May, 2019:

  1. Is it true? HD content over a coax cable? Without a modulator?
  2. Can a TV Antenna Cause Cancer?
  3. NICE AND EASY: Can you power an external multiswitch with a Genie?
  4. BACK TO BASICS: F Connector
  5. When should you use an amplified antenna?
  6. Can your phone be upgraded to 5G?
  7. How can you find a channel number on DIRECTV?
  8. TV Antenna Aiming: Hard Vs. Easy
  9. Why cant you get your local channels when you travel?
  10. Do you need a mat with a non-penetrating roof mount?
  11. Genie 2 (HS17) problems? Heres a simple trick that might work
  12. Yes, You Need a Cell Phone Booster!
  13. Did DIRECTV make a mistake with its satellite fleet?
  14. TIP: Keep those cables wound loosely
  15. How can you use headphones with a DIRECTV receiver?
  16. What is a (MATV) system?
  17. Whats the best way to measure cell signal without a meter?
  18. Is it illegal to even hold your phone while driving?
  19. What’s the best option for DIRECTV Satellite service in your RV? (2019 Edition)
  20. Is your laptop or phone camera spying on you?
  21. Remote problems? Might just be the battery
  22. Cell booster in a church? Why not?
  23. “Should I Ground my Cell Phone Booster Antenna?”
  24. Article #5,000
  25. Why are Cellular Antennas Aimed Down?
  26. Cell Phone Boosters and Square Footage


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.