Friday, June 12, 2009

It's Digital Day - June 12

AreYou Ready for Digital TV?

If you've heard that phrase once you've heard it a thousand times this week. We are moving into a new era. Nice thing about my living room set: it receives analog AND digital signals, so I wonder if anything will ever appear again on the analog side? I wonder because, for many years, my ancient Sears Black & White TV on the back porch could pick up cellular phone calls on UHF near Channel 82 (more recently sold sets don't reach that high in the band). Maybe some TV pirates will show up... who knows?

***(If you're not ready for DTV by now, you NEVER will be!)***

Another feature of my digital TV is that it auto-detects any activity on the band: so if a channel "skips in" it registers on the TV. (So I don't have to "scan" for channels!) I think I've posted about DTV before, so you can either use the freefind search in my sidebar or maybe Link Within will sniff out a few relevant posts. By the way, I've gotten great feedback on Link Within, so I hope they stick around!

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