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Part 1 in a
2-part TV tech series

Part 2: Which Display Technology is Best?


"I don't know what I'm going to do about the switch to DTV. I don't even know that much about it!"

After February 17, 2009, you'll have no choice. By law, full-power television stations nationwide must stop using the old method of transmitting analog TV signals and begin broadcasting exclusively in a digital format (DTV=digital TV).

If this is something you've heard, or think about, then here are a lot of answers for you and your friends.

How is DTV Different?

DTV, digital television, is not the type of TV, but the digital signal that the TV receives.