Best of the Blog 2021, Volume 11

The Solid Signal Blog is your resource for thousands of articles and reviews, with new content coming every day. 2022 marks our sixteenth year since our humble beginnings, and today over 250,000 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, 2021:

  1. What is bitstarving?
  2. REVIEW: Tech Choice Computer Radio Scanner
  3. Will old DIRECTV receivers ever be collectible?
  4. Why You Need a UHF/VHF TV Antenna
  5. EDITORIAL: Should you be able to patent software?
  6. What is gamut compression?
  7. MANUFACTURER SPOTLIGHT: Wilson Electronics
  8. HANDS-ON REVIEW: Tech Choice HDMI 4K Capture Device
  9. Can you use a weBoost Drive Sleek in your home?
  10. Craving those old-fashioned sitcoms
  11. What is a subchannel?
  12. Cord-Cutting 101: When to Use an Antenna Rotator… And When Not To
  13. Why can’t you transmit electricity wirelessly?
  14. Will a UHF antenna pick up VHF signals?
  15. Cleanup your DIRECTV DVR with CLEARMYBOX
  16. The real reason you need an HDMI cable
  17. Why choose weBoost and WilsonPro?
  18. DIRECTV for Business actually saves money and energy
  19. It’s time to get an unlimited cell phone plan. Really.
  20. Long-Range Indoor TV Antennas?
  21. What is a reflector?
  22. Is An Oil Rig Too Far to Get DIRECTV?
  23. T-Mobile doesn’t have 5G in Nebraska. Here’s why.
  24. What is a “BAU?”
  25. What is geostationary orbit?
  26. Cord-Cutting 101: Best TV Antenna
  27. HANDS-ON REVIEW: Televes mast amplifiers
  28. What is “rolling shutter?”
  29. What is a transponder?
  30. NICE AND EASY: Is a “75” satellite signal good enough?
  31. Why are we still talking about USB type A?
  32. What does 4:2:2 mean to TV enthusiasts?
  33. How hot should a Genie Mini Client get?
  34. When should you use an indoor antenna?
  35. The Best Time for Cell Phone Boosters!
  36. Four years with the weBoost Drive Sleek
  37. Will ATSC 3.0 (NextGen TV) even happen? Maybe not. Here’s why.

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.