Broadcasters expect to be ready, but your old faithful antenna might not be. Here's what you can do to avoid sitting in the dark next year
By Sean CaptainPosted 02.20.2008 at 5:59 pm 7 Comments
An article in last weeks New York Times must have struck terror into the hearts of readers whose old tube televisions sport rabbit-ear antennas. The punchline: Many of them will be staring at a black screen after next years transition from analog to digital television broadcasts—even if they purchased a government-subsidized converter box. And broadcasters are to blame.
The real story, though, is more complicated and harder to predict. So what will happen to your television on February 18, 2009?