Best of the Blog 2021, Volume 4

The Solid Signal Blog is your resource for thousands of articles and reviews, with new content coming every day. 2021 marks our fifteenth 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 the April, 2021:

  1. 2021 EDITION: Can you diplex with DIRECTV?
  2. How to Hang a TV in an RV
  3. The futureproof antenna: is it a myth?
  4. 3G phones will stop working soon. Here’s what to do
  5. What dish do you need for DIRECTV international channels? (2021 Edition)
  6. Program your Genie remote for RF with this easy step
  7. Do RV Cell Boosters Work and Other Questions
  8. Why choose Xtreme Signal antennas?
  9. Do you need to change cell boosters if you change cell carriers?
  10. Get a custom antenna tower quote from Solid Signal!
  11. Why are AM broadcast frequencies so low compared to FM, TV, and satellite?
  12. Best Cell Phone Booster for RVs, Boats
  13. What’s the difference between a VHF antenna and an FM antenna?
  14. What is the difference between an access point and a router?
  15. How to fix your DIRECTV DVR so it doesnt get
  16. The problem with biometrics and phones
  17. Should you worry about repairing an indoor antenna?
  18. UPDATED: “When I set my favorites list to Channels I Get, it shows channels I don’t get.”
  19. Is it possible to get over-the-air free HDTV without an antenna?
  20. Can you wall mount a DIRECTV receiver or client?
  21. Can an older receiver see programs recorded on a DIRECTV Genie?
  22. Too sunny for satellite TV? Is that even possible?
  23. Should you choose professional cell booster installation?
  24. Can you use RG11 cable for a short run?
  25. NICE AND EASY: Can you take the weather boots off a SWM splitter?
  26. How can you stop repeats from recording on DIRECTV?
  27. Is your DIRECTV receiver giving you error 775?
  28. Should you be grounding every DIRECTV splitter?
  29. NICE AND EASY: Play video from a flash drive using DIRECTVs USB port?
  30. What to do when your purchased movies disappear
  31. Get the Best Wi-Fi Garage Door Opener from Solid Signal
  32. Don’t worry, it’s just rain fade. It fixes itself.
  33. What is RCS messaging and why do I care?
  34. Whats the best option for unlimited data on a boat?
  35. Why do you need 15 feet between a cell booster and its antenna?
  36. The way forward for radio
  37. Is this splitter a combiner, or not?
  38. What’s the best place in the sky to put a satellite?
  39. What is smishing?
  40. Understanding a little bit about TV antenna amplifiers
  41. How long should an outdoor antenna last?

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.