Digital TV and the return of the rabbit ears
Published: May. 23, 2002 at 2:05 PM EDT|Updated: May. 9, 2006 at 5:29 PM EDT
AP - If you want to receive a digital signal from your local TV stations - you'll have to unhook your cable. For now, cable operators aren't broadcasting local stations' digital signals.
John Orlando with the National Association of Broadcasters says chances are when you do unhook the cable you'll get a good picture - no ghosting, no interference and no static.
That said - you may need to put up an antenna - either in the attic or on the TV set. Orlando says if you've got a satellite dish -- you may already have a digital antenna.
He says antennas sometimes come as part of the dish package. You can program the direction you want the antenna to turn when you switch channels. He says it's all automatic - not like the old rotating rooftop antennas.
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