The digital age is upon us, and whether you're on board or not, the old-timey analog TV signal will be switched off on Feb. 17, 2009. This is where I'd tell you to rush out and treat yourself to a new TV (but I think you might get a better price if you wait another week), 'cause that old box with rabbit ears won't do the job come February.
Although the benefits of switching to a digital TV signal far outweigh the drawbacks (including better picture, clearer sound, and more channel options because of more available bandwidth), there is one downside worth mentioning: you may not receive all the analog channels you used to with the new digital signal.
Why? I'll tell you when you read more