1. Ddavids3's Avatar
    Are you aware that OTA broadcasters will soon be transmitting a new signal called ATSC 3? When that occurs (expected sometime in 2020) the current broadcast standard transmission of ATSC 1 will terminate. ATSC 3 is NOT backwards compatible, meaning that all currently manufactured OTA tuners using ATSC 1 will not work. All flat screen TV built today with ATSC tuners will not receive any OTA signals/programming. TIVO Romeo OTA, HD Home Run OTA and any external OTA set top boxes (converters) built with ATSC 1 will have no program reception. That said, should I "bite the bullet", purchase one of these devices, knowing that it will soon not work, or wait? The best of the best-TIVO Romeo OTA @ $400 is too expensive to consider, where the HD Homerun Quatro @ $200 might be worth the gamble.
    06-13-2018 09:23 AM
  2. tomas_torquemada's Avatar
    I had not heard about ATSC 3, but I will look in to it.
    11-01-2018 02:22 PM
  3. Lee_Bo's Avatar
    Yeah, I've come across a few articles on the subject:
    ATSC 3.0: Where We Stand — ATSC
    ATSC 3.0: The future of free antenna TV is coming, eventually - CNET

    I say it's a personal decision. If you can afford something now, then go ahead and get something.
    11-02-2018 12:49 PM
  4. pkcable's Avatar
    I had not heard about ATSC 3, but I will look in to it.
    Hey Torquemada whada you say?
    11-02-2018 04:03 PM

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