Best of the Blog 2019, Volume 8

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 August, 2019:

  1. Hallmark Streaming Caused a Fight at Solid Signal!
  2. You need a multimeter, and we have them
  3. Mixed FRS/GMRS radios soon illegal for sale
  4. DIRECTV SECRETS REVEALED: How to find an episode if you missed recording it
  5. UPDATED: Which dish do you need for tailgating?
  6. Can you use old cable company wire for a cell booster?
  7. What’s the difference between a cell booster and a cell amplifier?
  8. NICE AND EASY: Is there a special DIRECTV satellite for commercial customers?
  9. Are there any marine satellite receivers that use 12 volt power?
  10. NICE AND EASY: What is a short circuit?
  11. Is it legal to buy a used cell booster?
  12. Is it ok to leave your Genie Clients on all the time?
  13. What is a capacitor?
  14. Announcing new WilsonPro Enterprise 1300 and 4300 series boosters
  15. How important is wind load on an antenna?
  16. DONT BE FOOLED: Ignore those Flash Update warnings
  17. Commercial Installations Need Signal Connect
  18. Are all coax the same?
  19. Can you get standard definition output from a Genie client?
  20. Your guide to upgrading to DIRECTV 4K for 2019 and beyond
  21. Why did I get a refurbished DIRECTV box?
  22. Don’t Lose Local Channels!
  23. Missed recordings on your DIRECTV DVR? Heres what you can do
  24. How to upgrade or recover your DIRECTV/AT&T AIM Meter
  25. The antenna terms you need to know: LOG-PERIODIC
  26. Bar Owners, Support Your Local Economy with Signal Connect
  27. DIRECTV for Tire Shops

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 6,000 articles and longform tutorials including many posted here. Reach him by clicking on "Contact the Editor" at the bottom of this page.