What dufus decided we needed digital TV?????

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Pumpkinpup, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    I knew from having a satelite dish years ago that when everything went digital we would have cruddy TV reception at the drop of a hat! Well, today we are having light snow showers and of course, there is NO signal so you can't get news, weather or even a bad B movie!!!! It does this if it mists rain! It does this if the wind is blowing hard! WHAT GOOD IS IT??????
    I had about 10 channels to choose from out here in the boonies when I used my old antenna and now that I have [​IMG] "gone digital", I get 4 on my best day and NONE when I really need it!

    [​IMG] And worst of all, I had to pay someone $40 for the privilege to do so! [​IMG] I'd like to choke the idiot who decided this was the way to go!
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I hate sateliite which is why we have fiber optic cable. It never goes out.
     
  3. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    I got clear signals and lots of channels on my sattelite ..... [​IMG]


    Sorry that was mean [​IMG]
     
  4. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Quote:[​IMG] Who asked you, Karen? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Pumpkinpup,
    I agree with you. I think it's another stimulus package to bail out foreign TV makers, and cable companies. OK I know I'm exagerating, but it's frustrating to be half digital and half analog right now. I'm changing anntenas daily, and I'm not consistently getting all the digital stations, or in clearly. I'm not in the boonies. Oh well, I see a mostly TVless future ahead. More time on BYC.
    Imp
     
  6. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    Georgia
    At least you got DSL.... I still have dial up [​IMG]
     
  7. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Quote:HA HA, so that makes us even [​IMG]
     
  8. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    You kn kn kn know you like the ne ne ne new dig dig dig digital TV [​IMG]
     
  9. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Ive had sattelite for years because of only bein able to get 3 or 4 channels with and antenna. Mine only loses signal when it storms really bad. [​IMG]
     
  10. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    My guess (and it is only a guess) is they had to switch because of so many Cell Phones taking up the airwaves.

    I hate cell phones, though, so I may be biased [​IMG]

    meri
     

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