Here is an opportunity to ask questions in person, if this DTV switch has you really confused. Just go to the Best Buy store at 7017 S. Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO 63125 on Monday at noon.
Here's the release:
What: Best Buy is teaming up with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) to host in-store workshops about the digital television (DTV) transition in 25 cities across the country. Local broadcasters and Best Buy BlueShirt employees will facilitate the workshops to educate and help consumers prepare for the February 17, 2009 transition. These clinics will be held at the South County store in the St. Louis market on Monday, November 17, starting at noon. At the DTV workshops, consumers will be able to participate in discussions with Best Buy home theater experts and local broadcasters and get hands-on demonstrations on options for upgrading to DTV.
How: Knowledgeable Best Buy employees are available to assist consumers in finding the right DTV option to fit their lifestyle and needs. During the clinics, Best Buy technology pros and local broadcasters will review the following:
- What to expect when the February 17, 2009 DTV transition happens
- Consumers' three options to prepare for the transition
- An explanation of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's coupon program and how to apply
- Tips for converter box installation
Information on the importance of antennas
When: The in-store DTV workshops will be held on Monday, November 17, noon to 1 p.m.
Why: The DTV workshops will help consumers prepare for the digital transition on February 17, 2009, when all full-power television stations in the United States stop broadcasting in analog and switch to exclusively digital broadcasting.
Where: The Best Buy DTV workshops will be conducted in the following Best Buy locations: 7017 S. Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO 63125