Making digital TV converters work when power is cut off

May 6, 2008 by  
Filed under HDTV Tuners, The Big Switch

Like so many other South Florida residents, Sherry Garrett worries about getting the most up-to-date and accurate information during hurricane season.

That’s why Sherry relies on her battery-operated TV set to stay tuned to CBS4 News during weather emergencies that often disrupt South Florida’s power grid.

It’s an all-too-common problem. As a bad storm approaches, the winds pick up as the weather gets worse. The power goes out and her battery operated TV set becomes her lifeline to...

Read the full story by Al Sunshine in Miami's Community Newspapers