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We Want Our HDTV


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University of North Carolina public television stations are facing a deadline mandated by the Federal Communications Commission in 1997. They will have until May 2003 to convert their two studios, eleven statewide transmitters, and twenty-six translators to digital technology or face going off the air. To do this will cost $64.5 million, a difficult task when the yearly budget is $21 million. Station management indicates the conversion can be done before the deadline, if the $3 billion university bond issue is passed by the voters in November.
Source:
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 31, Aug 2000, p16-19, il  (Periodical website)
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4870