Getting Ready for the Digital Television Conversion

It will mark a major change in the way we watch television. On February 17, 2009 television stations across the country will switch from broadcasting an analog signal to a digital signal. But what exactly does that mean?In this half-hour special, OnQ's Tonia Caruso takes a look at the digital television conversion.


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