By now, most folks are probably aware that come February 17th, unless they have either a digital ready TV or a converter box their television sets will show nothing but static.
Despite the media blitz over the last year regarding the switch, approximately 6.5 million households aren’t ready for it. Subsequently, on January 26, 2009, the U.S. Senate approved a bill to allow television stations the option of delaying the broadcasting of only digital signals. However, the bill didn’t pass in the House. (more…)