yes, you are correct. You only get about 14 HD channels (you get all the other normal channels, except some are in analog instead of digital - if you look at the channel map on cox's website, it's everything under 102), and the rest are on SDV. Everything else though works pretty great. So if you can deal w/ their HD DVR and pay the extra monthly fee for that time, then that may be a good way to go for a few months. Hopefully, JFranklin's efforts will prove fruitful and we'll be seeing the channels we're missing sooner than later.