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Hi, when in June there will be thr passage to digital I'll can countinue to use this tv or I need a converter? Thanks Maria

Hi, when in June there will be thr passage to digital I'll can countinue to use this tv or I need a converter? Thanks Maria

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According to Panasonic this set is not capable of receiving digital signals, therefore will require a converter box.

You can get a coupon from the government for $40.00 towards the purchase of this box at the following address.
https://www.dtv2009.gov/

You will need an antenna that is capable of receiving UHF signals. Not rabbit ears, but the loop type of antenna that sometimes comes with rabbit ears.

I always encourage everyone to get the coupons from the government, because they are free and you can request two per household. (That’s $80.00)

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue.
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Posted on May 29, 2009

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