Using a Digital Converter Box | ThriftyFun

We're switching from analog TV to digital TV reception by way of those converter boxes that the government is advertising. It's a way of still using your old analog TV when the TV switch to digital occurs in Feb 2009.

I bought a converter box with a government coupon in the Spring of 2008 which is probably no longer available (the DTA800 by RCA). Plugged it in and it worked OK, then...

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Digital TV Transition: Information on the Implementation of the Converter Box Subsidy Program and Consumer Participation in the Program

Digital TV Transition: Information on the Implementation of the Converter Box Subsidy Program and Consumer Participation in the Program

The Digital TV Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 requires all full-power TV stations in the U.S. to cease analog broadcasting after Feb. 17, 2009, known as the digital TV transition. The Nat. Telecomm. and Info. Admin. (NTIA) is responsible for implementing a subsidy program to provide households with up to two $40 coupons toward the purchase of converter boxes. In this testimony, which is principally based on a recently issued report, the author examines: (1) what consumer education...

Switching to Digital TV

Switching to Digital TV

On February 17, 2009, analog television broadcasting in the United States will end. As of that date, all television stations will switch to digital TV broadcasts -- effectively making obsolete every analog television set in the country. What do you need to do to keep watching television after the switch to digital? Do you need to buy a new television set? If so, what kind of set? Do you need a fancy high definition TV? Or is there a way to make your old TV still work with the new digital...

Digital TV Transition

Digital TV Transition

The Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 requires all full-power TV stations in the U.S. to cease analog broadcasting after Feb. 17, 2009, known as the digital television (DTV) transition. The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is responsible for implementing a subsidy program to provide households with up to two $40 coupons toward the purchase of converter boxes. This report examines: (1) what consumer education efforts have been...

Outside the Box

Original publisher: Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, [2009] OCLC Number: (OCoLC)680674521 Subject: Analog-to-digital converters. Excerpt: ... outside the box pub.qxd 6 / 10 / 10 6: 18 PM Page 7 Case Study: Coupon Design and Delivery In creating the Coupon Program, NTIA Coupons were plastic cards that included both a magnetic strip and asked for advice from broadcasters, consumer electronics manufacturers and a unique number....

Digital Television

Digital Television

On 17 February 2009, federal law requires all full-power television stations in the United States to cease analogue broadcasting, enabling the government to reclaim valuable spectrum that the broadcasters currently use for analogue broadcasts. This change, often referred to as the digital television (DTV) transition, requires action by broadcasters and consumers to ensure broadcast television signals are still available and viewable. The National Telecommunications and Information...

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Hooking up a Digital TV Converter Box

I know the video is 4 years too late. But, I'll be canceling cable TV soon and wanted to make a video that shows a perspective for some people that may have ...

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