To Satellite Guys: How about starting a forum on the conversion to digital tv signals and the looming disappearance of analog signals in February 2009? There are many issues concerning this transition. The General Accounting Office is investigating it, and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce is holding hearings. Problems include: free coupons for converter boxes that expire before consumers can even find the units in stores; failure of broadcasters to provide new programming on additional digital channels as promised (with the exception of public television stations); loss of picture and sound due to quirky and unreliable digital OTA signals, as compared to analog; lots of "happy talk" but no realistic, useful information for consumers about antennas and about connecting the converter boxes; misinformation, such as station websites that tell you a converter box is necessary if you are using an antenna (not true--only needed if you are using an analog set). We are heading for a rude surprise next February, when many people will lose their picture entirely.