Archive for: June, 2009

Drive your Corvette to Work

Jun 27 2009 Published by under Dumb Americans

Friday, June 26th, is the date of the 9th Annual Drive Your Corvette To Work Day, sponsored by Mid America Motorworks.

In honor of Drive Your Corvette To Work Day, enthusiasts across the United States make America’s Sports Car their commuter car for the day.

Every year, the Friday closest to June 30, Corvette’s official birthday, is chosen to observe Drive Your Corvette To Work Day.

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End of an Era – Analog TV

Jun 13 2009 Published by under American Consumer, Changing scene, Goverment policy

Today June 12, 2009 is the end of the analog television era. Television, analog broadcasting as we knew it , was developed in the 1920s.  All analog broadcasting stops, in the United States, today June 12, 2009. President Obama delayed the transition early this year when he proposed the new transition date of June 12, 2009.

so if you switched on you older television set and got only snow it is time to buy a converter box or a new Digital television. All television broadcasting, after today June 12, 2009, must be digital.

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Final Countdown to Digital TV

Jun 02 2009 Published by under American Consumer, Future things

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As of today June first, 2009 there are only twelve days left of analog television transmission. If you are not ready now you are out of time to get a government discount coupon. But you can still get a converter box. You’re just going to pay full price.

You will need a converter box if you are still receiving your television over an antenna. IF you are using a satellite dish, cable, internet or phone services to get your television you have nothing to worry about. You will see not anything difference or will not have any interruption Saturday morning June the thirteen.

The government has put together an extensive website www.dtv.gov with all kinds on helpful information on the fast approaching cutover date. They have, maps, troubleshooting guide, do it yourself info, transition statistics, DTV made easy section, Broadcasters Center, and a Media toolkit. All to help the America public make the change to digital television.

Digital Television is all most here, and it is about time.

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