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Digital Conversion

By June 12, 2009 over the air broadcasting will make the transition from analog to digital. Antonio Neves reports on how this transition could affect you. [CC]

Questions:

  1. What is the date of the digital conversion and what agency of the federal government is in charge of it?
  2. Describe the main difference between analog and digital technology.
  3. What are some consumer concerns about the transition from analog to digital?

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