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Shut Off justification due at FCC 2/13/09


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#1 OFFLINE   lwilli201

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 12:32 PM

123 stations that want to shut off analog have until tomorrow to state their case.

368 stations OK to shut down analog.

http://hraunfoss.fcc.../FCC-09-7A1.pdf

List of stations that must justify shutting down analog.

http://hraunfoss.fcc.../FCC-09-7A2.pdf

Edited by lwilli201, 12 February 2009 - 06:54 PM.
Added: 123

1-HR21-100, 2-HR21-700, 1 w/eSATA, all networked, unsupported MRV. AT9 Dish(110 & 119 disabled) and SWM8.

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#2 OFFLINE   LCDSpazz

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 05:25 PM

Dear FCC-

You told us we had to do this switch for years and until very recently this was the date you said it needed to be done by. Is there some other reason you're looking for?

Ok Thx Bye.

#3 OFFLINE   SDizzle

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 05:38 PM

UM...yeah, we have gone through the expense of now running analog and digital, and due to some of the procrastinating public you want us to obsorb additional cost for 4 more months?!? Especially in a time when many large companies are going BK...do you want to cause TV stations to go BK now?!?
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#4 OFFLINE   Mark Holtz

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 05:53 PM

"We are on our last Klystrom tube for our analog transmitter, and it isn't working well at all. We already had to cut our power to make it last until February 17th. To pay for that replacement that is only good for four months, we would have to lay off a station employee."
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Posted 12 February 2009 - 06:18 PM

Where is a list of the 368 stations that WILL indeed shutoff analog on 2/17??
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#6 OFFLINE   lwilli201

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 06:56 PM

Compare this list

http://hraunfoss.fcc.../FCC-09-7A2.pdf

with this list

http://hraunfoss.fcc...DA-09-221A5.pdf

That should be give you a good idea.

I think there is a list of the 491, but have not found it yet.

EDIT: I think this is it.

http://hraunfoss.fcc...DA-09-221A3.pdf

Edited by lwilli201, 12 February 2009 - 07:29 PM.

1-HR21-100, 2-HR21-700, 1 w/eSATA, all networked, unsupported MRV. AT9 Dish(110 & 119 disabled) and SWM8.

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 07:02 PM

Dear FCC-

You told us we had to do this switch for years and until very recently this was the date you said it needed to be done by. Is there some other reason you're looking for?

Ok Thx Bye.


Dear Federal Gov't:

We have all known for decades that April 15th is the date we are supposed to pay our taxes, but since a few people won't be ready to pay their taxes on that date, can you please pass a law to delay the date we all have to pay our taxes?

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#8 OFFLINE   Lee L

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 08:55 AM

I find it interesting how they are so up in arms and surprised that some stations want to go ahead. As long as one station in each market stays analo, people will be able to get their info if there is an emergency. In fact if some are analog and some digital it will be a better reinforcement to get people to switch, if that is indeed the motive here. I sure hope they do not try to pull a fast one and change this whole thing up.


DirecTV, please don't make me have to go back to watching March Madness in standard Def! Oh, and the usual begging for AMC and BBC America. You are so close to actually being the HD Leader.




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