Only one week until the
On June 12, 2009, all
full-powered television stations across the country will be
broadcasting in Digital Signals. Don't forget that low-power
and translator stations are exempt from this deadline and can
continue broadcasting in Analog Signals. Check our Analog
Pass-Through page for more information.
Digital TV sets have become easier to find as the transition
approaches. They are great in emergencies, to use in a
basement, or for a day at the park.
Centers Tour Schedule.
The Coupon Program's Mobile
Assistance Centers began their tour in May. Over the next month, these
traveling vans are visiting more than 20 markets across the country
with staff to help consumers apply for coupons and to demonstrate how
to hook-up converter boxes. View
the tour schedule
for Replacement Coupons. The Coupon
Program is now accepting
applications from consumers whose coupons expired without being redeemed.
The Coupon Program limits each U.S. household to a total of two
redeemed coupons. Therefore, if you have redeemed one coupon toward the
purchase of a TV converter box and the other has expired, you may
request and be approved for one replacement coupon; if you have
redeemed two coupons you will not be approved for additional coupons.
Replacement coupons will only be issued to eligible households upon
Coupon Program will accept
coupon applications until July 31, 2009,
if funds are available to fill those requests.
|May 2 - 8, 2009
|May 9 - 15, 2009
|May 16 - 22, 2009
|May 23 - 29, 2009
|May 30 - June 5, 2009
Check out our new Reception
Problems, Tips and Solutions page. Don't forget to
rescan your converter box after the transition!
We also have information about Antennas
with a list of good choices.
Digital TV Coverage Maps
Converter Box Retailers:
The FCC has issued coverage maps for all full-service TV
facilities, including 1,749 stations that have both an analog and
digital TV facility and 69 stations having only digital TV facilities.
Don't forget about converter boxes for your RVs and
Boats: Check our RVs
and Digital TV page that includes instructions for connecting
a 12V converter box in your RV.
can get the Airlink101
ATVC102 DTV Converter Box free online with your coupon
Check our Converter
Box Retailers Page for online and in-store retailers.
Statistics as of 2/4/09:
Coupons Requested - 59,334,542
Coupons Mailed - 58,307,435
Coupons Expired - 21,971,330
Coupons Redeemed - 30,201,314
may be our last Newsletter as the Digital Transition approaches!
We hope you have enjoyed our Newsletters and they have
been of some help during this confusing transition. We have
enjoyed hearing from, and communicating with many of you.
If we have helped in any way, please keep our homepage in your favorite
links and use our Amazon.com
box when you do your online shopping. We receive a small
commission for any purchase made through our website and we would
really appreciate it!
We will send out future Newsletters if and when any important
information regarding the transition is released.
forget to use this link: Amazon.com
or the search boxes
website to do all
online shopping anytime!
Good luck to all!
free to reply with comments or questions.
Ken and Linda from EZ Digital TV