Free DTV Antennas for 1,000 households in Minnesota

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Vouchers will be handed out on 7-7-09 for people who sign up for free converter box installation at the Urban League office in North Minneapolis.

The federal agency charged with helping the nation's households manage the transition from analog to digital TV is offering free antennas to 1,000 Twin Cities households.

The Federal Communications Commission announced today that vouchers for the antennas will be given away next Tuesday at the Minneapolis Urban League office in north Minneapolis. Vouchers will be given away from 10 a.m. until noon.

The vouchers are part of an attempt to help households still struggling with the television signal switch.

People who sign up for free installation of a TV signal converter box also will be given a free antenna by the private contractor doing the installation.
Free digital TV antennas offered next week


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