If you’re still having trouble getting NPT on your converter-box-enabled or digital TV, and have rescanned since the transition on June 12, this Press Release sent today by the FCC may offer the solution. It especially addresses stations, like NPT, that moved their digital frequences on June 12. We moved from UHF frequency 46 to [...]
We had a great time meeting with viewers and answering questions at our two DTV Brown Bag Lunch & Learns this month. Also known around the office as the DTVBBL&Ls (okay, so acronyms aren’t always a good idea) the free classes attracted dozens of viewers in need of answers to some of the mysteries surrounding [...]
The Wall Street Journal reports today that the government is running out of the allotted money — provided to consumers via coupons — to subsidize the purchase of converter boxes. The article cites an increase in demand. “Rattled by the recession,” Amy Schatz and Ben Charny write, “many consumers facing the upcoming switch to digital [...]
“Though the useful life of an analog TV set can be extended using a digital converter box, it is estimated that one in every four American households will be discarding a television set in the next year,” writes Bard Cole of WKNO-TV in Memphis, in an article in the November issue of the Tennes-Serrian, the [...]
Still unclear about DTV Transition? We’ve created four new videos — specifically for our web viewing — to help you out. Kevin Crane, our VP of Technology and Programming leads the way. Watch them at http://wnpt.net/dtv. Got questions? drop us a line newmedia[at]wnpt.net.
PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger on the digital TV transition in the Washington Post: “Television remains our society’s great equalizer. Not every home has a computer, but almost every American home has a television. “In the weeks and months to come, information and recommendations about digital television will come from many directions — from [...]