( no word in the press release as to how much power these will use. And they'll still badly mangle any attempt at recording.)
" ... WASHINGTON, D.C.
The Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced today the final rule for the Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Coupon Program (coupon program) designed to help consumers continue receiving free, over-the-air television when full-power television stations cease analog broadcasting after February 17, 2009, as authorized in the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 (the Act). ... "
Starting Jan. 1, 2008, all U.S. households will be eligible to request up to two $40 coupons to be used toward the purchase of up to two, digital-to-analog converter boxes ... ... rest, including clickthroughs to the technical announcement: