Hawaii Flips the Switch, Analog TV is Out

Hawaii is the first state in the U.S. to make the switch from analog TV to digital. This Thursday at noon all 20 stations of the state were broadcasting an analog signal saying that ”All full-power Hawaii TV stations are now digital.” So why did Hawaii power up its DTV already? And that’s a month before the February 17th date, when every state should go full digital.

It looks like the date coincides with the nesting season of the Hawaiian dark-rumped petrel and Hawaiian officials didn’t want the switch to bother the birds.

No news of angry customers so far in Hawaii. When will everyone else switch to DTV? Is it February or is it June?

via Yahoo