View Full Version : TV Question

December 27th, 2007, 04:01 AM
This isn't anywhere near a ubuntu or computer question but I was figuring that some of you would know. I have a 60" SDTV and I don't really care about HD. I want to keep my TV because I can't afford another one. When all broadcasts switch to HD in 2009 will I still be able to use my TV??

December 27th, 2007, 04:04 AM
Yeah, you'll just need to get one of those converters for your set. They should start becoming available next year, and IIRC you can get a coupon from the FCC that will discount the cost of purchase.

December 27th, 2007, 04:06 AM
I thought they would stop sending out antennae signals. Not all digital (like Direc-TV) signals. They're not all becoming HD are they?

December 27th, 2007, 04:09 AM
I think you just won't be able to get analog signal out of the air. I think you will need either cable or satellite, not positive about that though. If you have either of those I think you should be fine.

December 27th, 2007, 05:12 AM
Ok, I was probably way off in thinking that all broadcasts were in HD. That's what I get for not doing any research. Thanks.