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Old 10-19-2008, 11:53 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Litofsky View Post
Also, is this happening in any other countries, other than the US, or is this just another reason to disapprove of Congress?
They did that here a couple of years ago. All television is digital and you need a digital box to plug into older TVs to be able to watch non-satellite channels. I bet someone in the electronics industry made quite a bit of money when a few million people suddenly needed to buy those.

As for improvements... Well, I guess there's slightly better image quality and a lot more channels to choose from. On the downside it seems to be a lot more sensitive to interference. With poor signal quality you get stuttering images, missing sound and mosaic distortions rather than some white noise.

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