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> I read/heard everything had to be done digitally by tv channels by
> 2006. Does that mean I have to buy an HDTV if I want to watch
> television in 2006? Thanks.
It's DTV (Digital Televison) that the FCC has mandated. Check outhttp://www.dtv.gov/
for more info.
HDTV is another (completely different) animal.
Having said that, a number of stations are broadcasting some of their
programming, especially sports and prime time shows, in HDTV. If you see a
good deal on a set, go for it.