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Buy A DTV Converter Box Over the Phone

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TRI-CITIES, Wash-- Do you still need a digital converter box, but are elderly or disabled and can't get out of the house?

On February 17th KNDU will be aired solely in digital, so if you are unable to leave your house to get a converter. Here are a few tips that you can do all over the phone.

First call the DTV number to get a coupon 1-888-DTV-2009. They will let you apply for a coupon over the phone or send you a nursing home application, but the only problem is there is a waiting list.

If you can buy one without a coupon, here is the fastest way you can do it with just your phone.

Wal-Mart, Amazon and Target and they do not take over the phone orders for converter boxes, but best buy has an actual number you can call. You can call them at 1-888-BEST-BUY.

They have 3 options, two of them cost $50 and the other one is $60 they will explain to you all the options over the phone. The converter box will be delivered to you.

Also once you get your converter box there is help available to install it. You can call AARP at 1-877-698-8068. They will walk you through the steps.