Best of the Blog 2021, Volume 6

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 June, 2021:

  1. How to find a lost Wi-Fi password
  2. The must-have accessory for outdoor antenna mounting
  3. Why can’t you get local channels from other markets from your satellite dish?
  4. Be a proud prosumer. Shop at Solid Signal.
  5. Should you stay with your grandfathered cellular plan?
  6. The New Show: The comedy flop that should have been a hit
  7. Will “New DIRECTV” abandon the reverse band?
  8. The Most Versatile Video Capture Device
  9. Top 4 ways Solid Signal can help you return to work
  10. Can you upgrade an old cell booster system with a new booster?
  11. How long do VHS tapes really last?
  12. What would it take to get to one power connector?
  13. BACK TO BASICS: What is satellite television?
  14. Do you really need to dial 1 before the area code (if you’re on a cell phone?)
  15. How can a flat antenna work as well as a regular one?
  16. How to reprogram your DIRECTV Remote for a new TV
  17. List of VHF-Low (Channels 2-6) Stations broadcasting in the US
  18. Could you have a cell booster that uses MagSafe?
  19. Mischief or music? You decide
  20. Satellite TV: Five Reasons to Get DIRECTV
  21. Why are TV resolutions the numbers that they are?
  22. Return of the “myth of megapixels?”
  23. FREE Wi-Fi for Businesses!
  24. Which is more reliable; streaming, cable TV or satellite TV?
  25. NICE AND EASY: The most important thing when combining antennas
  26. Need local channels on your boat? We can help!
  27. 5 tasks for you now that summer’s here
  28. Do you need to ground an antenna if it’s covered in plastic?
  29. 3 ways to save on streaming costs (and all live TV costs.)
  30. Which Genie DVR should you choose for your RV?
  31. NICE AND EASY: A bigger dish isn’t (usually) the answer
  32. Can you use multiple receivers with a portable satellite dish?
  33. Is it ok to remove the ground from a power cord?
  34. Can running your boat interfere with satellite TV?
  35. Windows 11: My perspective
  36. Can’t kick the live TV habit? Try AT&T TV
  37. Stop what you’re doing and buy a cell booster
  38. What is a LUT (lookup table)?
  39. Don’t embarrass yourself. Get this USB mute button
  40. Windows 11: Hands-on impressions
  41. What’s the difference between a preamp and a distribution amp?

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.