News tagged with analog tv

TV companies have a year to pipe down loud ads

(AP) -- Shush, already. That's the message the Federal Communications Commission is sending with new rules that force broadcast, cable and satellite companies to turn down the volume on blaring TV commercials.

Dec 15, 2011
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Don't change that channel: DTV woes still abound

(AP) -- Think the digital TV transition is over? Not quite. Many viewers have found that they can't pick up certain stations after the switch, even with the right TVs or converter boxes. The stations are still trying to ...

Sep 18, 2009
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New Wi-Fi Technology Using White Spaces

(PhysOrg.com) -- A wireless internet network that uses portions of the old analog TV spectrum may one day become a reality. The plans for a computer network that uses "white spaces," which are empty fragments ...

Aug 20, 2009 weblog
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Reception problems linger after DTV transition

(AP) -- The shutdown of U.S. analog TV service on Friday appears to have gone relatively smoothly, but as expected, a lot of viewers are having problems getting the stations they want.

Jun 17, 2009
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700,000 callers phone digital TV hot line

(AP) -- Nearly 700,000 calls were received by a federal hot line this week from people confused about the nationwide switch from analog to digital TV broadcasts that occurred Friday.

Jun 13, 2009
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U-verse offers TV alternative and more

OK, I admit it. When I am asked to test questionable software, I usually install it first on my wife's computer. And my kids are crash-test dummies ramming head-first into all sorts of dubious products. But they don't care ...

May 27, 2009
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Another 158 TV stations to kill analog early

(AP) -- Regulators have cleared 158 TV stations around the country to shut down their analog broadcast signals before June 12, when the remaining full-power stations will end theirs.

Mar 18, 2009
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Digital TV likes clear signal path

Question: If I buy a new digital TV, can I just plug it in and use it, as I do the old TV now? My son insists that it has to be hooked to an antenna, but the old televisions worked fine without one.

Dec 31, 2008
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