Analog TVs may be useless on April 7th 2009

http://search-engines-web.com/ writes "Senate Commerce Committee staffers have drafted a bill setting April 7, 2009 -- -- as the date to end nationwide analog TV broadcasts and complete the switch to digital transmission.Millions of people who watch traditional, over-the-air analog broadcasts on sets with antennas will have to buy new digital TVs or set-top converter boxes to keep getting signals.Congressional aides said they settled on the deadline -- which falls one day after the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball championships -- so as not to cut off any TV viewers at the height of the popular college basketball tournament.Washinton Post Has More"

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Ummm, this is a proposed DELAY

It's not clear from the article but what they are proposing is actually a delay on the current deadline, which last I checked was Dec 31 2006. See http://www.wired.com/news/digiwood/0,1412,64299,00 .html.So if nothing happens analog dies next year....as we've known about for quite a few years.

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