Digital TV delay gains steam

Scott Fybush
Mon Jan 26 21:21:35 EST 2009

Dan.Strassberg wrote:
> Anybody know what the bill says? If it _allows_ stations to continue
> analog transmissions, that wouldn't be great, but it wouldn't be a
> disaster. If it _requires_ stations to continue in analog, what a
> f@#king disaster! I can't believe that someone as smart as Obama would
> get behind that proposal without first getting an explanation of the
> ramifications. If, indeed, that's what happened, he just took a big
> nose-dive in MY personal approval rating. I mean, if he can screw up
> the digital TV transition, why should I believe he won't screw up
> Stimulus package # (what number is it, by the way?)

Relax. It's optional for stations, and it sounds like many stations will 
be choosing not to take the option.


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