Just in case you haven’t heard, all TV channels are going to Digital early next year. February 17, 2009 to be exact. So, if you have an older TV, “that is not connected to cable, satellite or other pay TV service,” you will need to take some kind of action to be able to watch TV on February
18, 2009 and beyond. Click here to read more about the benefits and reasons for the switch.
I previously wrote about fix for this problem with my HDTV tuner for my computer which allows me to watch HD television on my computer. But, we aren’t going to through our regular television away, so I signed up for the coupon as well.
This from the government site about it…
“if you currently watch TV on an analog TV set If you own a television with a digital tuner or subscribe to a pay TV service, you will likely continue to receive TV programming as usual after the transition.”
If you are not sure, they actually have a handy little page on their site that asks you a series of questions to help you verify whether or not you need to upgrade.
The converter box coupon
If you will need the converter box you can click here to fill out an online form to get the coupon (or two) sent to you.