According to the TV Converter Box Program Website, "Locate a Converter Box Retailer near you" -- https://www.dtv2009.gov/VendorSearch.aspx
-- I now have 10 retailers within 5 miles of my home that will carry CECB's. These include BB, CC, RadioShack and Wal-Mart... DTV2009.gov does not say whether these stores actually have stock on the shelves.
I should be one of first to receive my coupons. I requested them on 1/1/2008 at 8:40 a.m. and my Reference # is 48,xxx.
Family viewers in my kitchen and back study room should now be seeing highly improved PQ and additional channels very soon.