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Can I sign up for the digital converter coupon program for my second home?

Here’s a recently posted a question on our forums:

Hello, our family has a second home in Topock AZ. are there different boxes for different areas? If so do I need to sign up for the coupon with my other homes address? also is there a ship to address for the coupon since we are not at the AZ address all the time? we are in a remote area in AZ and only pick up about 6-8 channels clearly will the dtv box bring in more channels clearly? thank You

Hello there, and thanks for visiting,

Are there different boxes for different areas?
As long as you’re located in the United States and are using a converter box approved for the U.S., any converter box will work just fine. If you’re looking for a recommendation, I’ve seen a lot of great reviews on the Zenith DTT900 and Zenith DF2000 Digital to Analog Converter Boxes (which I use here at home as well).

Is there a ship to address for the coupon since we are not at the AZ address all the time?
I ‘m assuming here that you want to have the coupons shipped to another location for convenience (I’m on the road all of the time, and would have preferred having my coupons sent to a secondary location!), but unfortunately at this time, the government converter box coupon program will not accomodate for that.

You will only be able to ship to a residential address that will be using the coupons. If you haven’t ordered the coupons yet for your primary address, I would use that address for ordering the maximum the coupons (fyi: You can order (2) coupons per house hold).

If you’ve already ordered for your primary address, you will then need to order the coupons for your second house and have them shipped to that address.

Will the dtv box bring in more channels clearly?
The channels will be a lot clearer depending on the type of TV that you use. Even with a traditional analog television, you’ll notice a sharper – higher resolution image.

Being in a somewhat rural area, you may want to get a powered indoor/outdoor antenna. A drawback to digital television, is that the broadcast signal is a bit harder to receive than the older analog broadcast signals.

Do you already have an outdoor antenna? You can use this same antenna with your new converter box to receive DTV signals.

If not, you may want to consider hiring an antenna technician as mentioned in this post (http://www.dtvcouponhelp.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=31).

Good luck and let me know if you have any more questions,

Jay

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