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DTV???????????????????????? DOES MY SYLVANIA 6620LG TV HAVE A BUILT IN DIGITAL TUNER OR IS IT DIGITAL READY? OR WILL I NEED THE CONVERTER BOX IN FEB 2009? I CANOT FIGURE IT OUT.

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    I have an LG 26LC2D LCD TV....according to the adds when we bought it, it has the "ATSC/NTSC/QAM Clear Tuners" but I can figure out how to get the signal. The Menu option to check the signal is greyed out and I can't select it. The only thing I can find in the owners manual is "Digital Signals: Only when the input signal is DTV or CADTV , this function is available." I'm not really electronics savy so I'm not sure what that means? Anybody help???

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From the side of the carton in which it came:
CONSUMER ALERT: This television receiver has only an analog broadcast tuner and will require a converter box after February 17, 2009 to receive over-the-air broadcasts with an antenna because of the U.S.'s transition to digital broadcasting. Analog-only TVs should continue to work as before with cable and satellite TV services, gaming consoles, VCRs, DVD players, and similar products. For more information, call the Federal Communications Commission at 1-888-225-5322 (TTY: 1-888-835-5322), or visit the commission’s digital-television Web site at: www.dtv.gov.
The only other thing I could add to this, is that the Post Office in 2009 will get the task of handing out $40.00 coupons to to anyone wishing to purchase a converter.

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