Beginning Feb. 18, 2009, anyone who does not own a digital set and still gets their programming via over-the-air antennas will no longer receive a picture.
That's the day the television industry completes its transition from old-style analog broadcasting to digital.
Analog TV owners may purchase a converter boxes that run between $50 and $70. Coupons for a $40 rebate are available to the first 22 million people who apply for them.
Recycling an analog TV:
Brunswick Public Works currently accepts from Brunswick residents: T.V’s computer monitors, computers, and electronic office equipment for recycling at the Graham Rd. Landfill (open Tuesday thru Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.) There is not a charge to residents who drop these items off.