On February 17, 2009, full-power TV stations will cease broadcasting on their current analog channels, and the spectrum they use for analog broadcasting will be reclaimed and put to other uses. Does this affect you?
Analog Cable In theory, the digital transition does not affect you. However, some cable companies are using this transition to end analog cable and will require you to get a digital set-top box. You will have to contact your cable provider for help.
Digital Cable You are all set for the transition!
Most satellite customers are all set. A few, however, still get their local channels over the air with a regular antenna.
Now for the tough part. We need to figure out if you have a digital TV or an analog TV. A digital TV would have a digital tuner or an ATSC tuner. Check your manual, the manufacturers web site or google your TVs model# + ATSC to find out.