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still analog

Discussion in 'Local Reception' started by DTHguy, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. DTHguy

    DTHguy Mentor

    Nov 13, 2007
    any of the you local station, are still analog? (full power).
    my local channel 6 are still analog, is a governer channel, affiliate to PBS, 6.2 to 6.3 are PBS channel and 6.5 are PBS HD.
  2. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

    Jun 14, 2003
    Salem, OR
    The true full-power analog channels that show regular programming should all be either down or reduced to LP power levels by this time. If they aren't, they can expect a tasty fine from the FCC.

    Nightlight status does not provide for broadcasting regular programming. The Analog Nightlight Act specifies that the station carry only DTV transition information and Emergency information.

    Here's a list: http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-291375A1.txt
  3. jkane

    jkane Icon

    Oct 12, 2007
    Each broadcast community is allowed to have one full power analog station for a couple more weeks. They are to broadcast local news to help those who didn't act when they were supposed to. It's an emergency response thought. What they actually broadcast is still up to the station though!

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