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RE: Fybush.com re: core spectrum of TV channels

On 31 Oct 2001 at 15:34, Sven Franklyn Weil wrote:

> Well...yes and no.  You can continue to use your analog TV set, but you'll
> have to spring for a couple of hundred dollars to get a special tuner box
> (similar to a cable box) in order to catch the digital signals.
> Once your analog TV set breaks and can't be fixed, then the electronics
> industry will have you (or your parents) shell out a few thousand for a new
> HDTV monster that will probably take up a quarter of your living room wall.

Until there are a lot more digital TVs around, and they become a lot less expensive, I suspect the 
public outcry would be too great if they try to force everyone over to digital too fast.  Eventually, 
the size and price of digital TVs will come down.  They won't be very popular until then.

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