Maryellen Garrison of Eminence gets just three network TV channels.
"That's good enough for me," she said.
But come next year, Garrison must replace her two decades-old TV sets, or adjust to a screen of gray and white fuzz.
Those "rabbit ears" or rooftop antenna devices will be useless after Feb. 17, 2009, when the National Telecommunications and Information Administration will require households to convert all existing analog TV sets to digital ones.
Cable, satellite or other service-paid subscribers won't be affected by the switch.