The end is near. I realize this is an overly dramatic if not vague introduction for a how-to guide, but there is some truth to it. For those of us who have not been keeping tabs on the network television industry, there is a very important date to mark on the calendar: 17 February 2009. D-Day. All network television stations will stop broadcasting all analog signals on this date and complete the transition to digital broadcast. Analog television will be a relic of the past, and the digital age will complete its global presence. How will you save yourself, your family, and loved ones? What you do to prepare for the future will depend solely on what you know about it. Benchmark Reviews has created this guide to infuse months of research into a very easy to understand article, all for the purpose of preparing you for D-Day.