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Digital TV
As Dr. Phil would say, "How's that working for you?"   The world of technology has me trapped, living in the country and switching from analog to digital. 
    I think I am quite a liberal person, however this TV thing has had my undies in a bunch ever since the announcement was made that analog TV was extinct.
    I didn't want to get a dish (added expense) and went with the converter box.  If it rained, the wind blew, or maybe the moon was in the wrong phase-some of the channels would not come in.   After several months of struggle with the converter box, I purchased a digital TV, thinking that would solve the problem.   WRONG!  Jean and I put the new set in place and quickly found that only two channels could be programmed.  All others indicated "low signal".  I have an attic antenna and have no way to adjust it.
    It appears I have two options-go back to the converter box or breakdown and get a dish.   They will be here tomorrow to install the dish.  I have not only lost the battle---I have lost the war!
    I had a visit several months ago with the FCC about analog and digital TV and my lack of reception. They informed me that "trees and leaves are bad" for reception issues.   Am I to think that with all of the satellites in the sky, a TV signal is difficult to receive?   No wonder they can't find Osama Bin Laden--he is hiding in the forest!  


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