Incoming President Requests DTV Cutover Delay

andre kesteloot andre.kesteloot at
Fri Feb 6 09:50:18 CST 2009

Incidentally, the USG coupon is worth $40 against the purchase of one box.
I have seen, last week at Micro-Center, some of those boxes selling for 
Hence, at no cost
André N4ICK
A. Maitland Bottoms wrote:
> EDN Feature:
> The ATSC coupon-eligible converter box: a consumer-electronics case study
> The pending NTSC shutoff has US consumers clamoring for
> rebate-eligible hardware that will stave off the loss of over-the-air
> television. How do manufacturers distinguish themselves from opponents
> in such a hypercompetitive market?
> By Brian Dipert, Senior Technical Editor -- EDN, 2/5/2009
> "This article intentionally omits hands-on analysis of the four CECBs'
> (coupon-eligible converter boxes') operational capabilities: reception
> robustness, audio and video quality, and user-interface
> comprehensiveness and responsiveness, for example. I still plan,
> however, to pass along such data online."

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