As I’ve told you, here in the center of Columbus, Ohio, the 15th largest city in the nation, I cannot receive an over-the-air digital TV signal for PBS, although I was able to obtain an analog PBS signal in the same spot. I’m not alone.
I’m one of those people who don’t subscribe to cable television. I can’t afford it lately, and even if I could afford the expense I wouldn’t take it on. I’m impatient at cable television when I’ve encountered it: there’s so much noise, and so little
I don’t worry about the suffering that will result if some people have to go for a few weeks without watching TV. In fact, they might get some benefit from the break.