Well that’s what you get for procrastinating. Some 600 stations switched off their analog broadcasts today and you didn’t register for your coupon in time so you couldn’t purchase a DTV converter box partly on Obama’s dime. The stimulus package will provide $650 million in funding, but it will take some time to get that cash in the appropriate account and into the hands of the some four million waiting.
According to the NTIA, it will take two to three weeks which will put the scheduled mailing time sometime in mid-March. This time around though, don’t procrastinate. Click here to get your coupon before this round of financing runs out.