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Old 01-16-2008, 05:49 PM   #21
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My parents' rely on an antenna. They recently got an external digital tuner and found they get about 4 times as many channels as before.
Yup, if you already have an antenna with UHF on it then its likely it will work fine for the digital signals as well.
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sometimes you have to ram new and better technology down the throats of the people.

seriously though, this isnt new. i learned about it coming in about 2004, and its a big part of the reason we were saving up for a new tv in the first place.

and if you want someone to blame, its the FCC.
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It'* actually not about making you upgrade so you have better technology. The government is shutting down the analog frequencies so that they can be used for other purposes.
The converter/tuner box is a one-time purchase, not a service.
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I wish they would all just go to hi-def broadcast vs low-def in digital format....
Ditto.
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I wish NFL Network had all widescreen format, and a decent video feed..
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I wish NFL Network had all widescreen format, and a decent video feed..
x2 i have to pay for nfl network now, and it even costs a bit extra for nflhd. not even worth it anymore. cbs'* coverage has been pretty good this yeah however, and what i miss i usually catch on sportscenter or espnnews.
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