Rules for Labeling Analog Television Sets
In compliance with a May 2007 ruling from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), retailers are now required to place visible alerts at point-of-sale on all analog-only television sets. These sets will require a digital-to-analog converter box to receive over-the-air broadcast signals after the February 17, 2009 transition to all-digital broadcasts. As of March 1, 2007, all television receivers shipped in interstate commerce or imported into the United States must contain a digital tuner. However, retailers may continue to sell analog-only television equipment from existing inventory.
Retailers must inform consumers by prominently displaying the following consumer alert if they are selling TV equipment with only an analog tuner: