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Yet another end in sight…

The Tulsa World is reporting that Cox will soon require customers to use boxes for cable. That means you will no longer be able to plug your ancient analog TV directly into the wall: Instead, subscribers into Cox

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KWTV-DT 9.3 is Off the Air

Someone notified me on Twitter today that KWTV-DT 9.3 is off the air. For those of you who don’t know, 9.3 was used by KWTV during its most recent transition back from its VHF channel to its UHF channel to show a message asking viewers to rescan their channels to pick up the new UHF […]

Also posted in Oklahoma City | Comments closed

KOCO-TV Analog Antenna Coming Down

David Evans is quoted that the new digital antenna could be installed as early as next week. I would guess it would still be a while after that before they would actually use the new antenna. I am sure more infrastructure work will need to be done because they can start transmitting on the new […]

Also posted in Oklahoma City, Programming, Sightings | Comments closed

Nielsen: Stations Lost 8% In DTV Switch

Neilson reports on its blog that on average stations lost eight percent share following the digital transition due in large part to TVs that weren’t ready. Stations that switched from UHF to VHF lost 13 percent share right after the transition.

Also posted in Oklahoma City, Programming | Comments closed

Analog Cut Off Today

Today is the day!. I believe KOCO analog is going to go off the air at 9AM today. I am not sure about the other stations, so let us know what is going on out there.

Also posted in Oklahoma City, Programming, Tulsa | Comments closed

Analog Cut Off Tomorrow

The final DTV cutoff is tomorrow. It is about time. Newsok.com had an article about the DTV transition tomorrow.

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KOCO’s crawl predicts loss of signal

While watching my recording of ABC’s This Week…, I noticed that KOCO’s crawl about the DTV transition mentioned parts of several counties that may lose its signal when its analog signal is terminated at 9 a.m. on June 12, 2009: southern Garvin, northern Stephens, southwestern Grady, northeastern Comanche, southwestern Caddo, northeastern Washita and eastern Custer. […]

Also posted in Oklahoma City, Programming, Wichita Falls/Lawton | Comments closed

KWET and KOET Cease Analog Broadcasting

At 9 AM today OETA stations KWET and KOET have ceased analog broadcasting.

Also posted in Eufaula, OETA, Programming | Comments closed

DTV Coupons Are Here Again

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration announced today that the backlog for digital television converter box coupon requests had been cleared and that the government now had sufficient funding to send out more. via DTV Coupons Are Here Again – Gadgetwise Blog – NYTimes.com.

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Post-transition Experiences with KWTV-DT and KETA-DT in OKC

How well are you receiving the VHF channels in Oklahoma City after the DTV transition?

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KOCO-DT KSWO Channel 7 Post DTV Transition

Now that KSWO has vacated channel 7 at midnight last night, has anyone noticed any change in the KOCO-DT reception? Has it got better, worse, or the same? Take a look at your DTV signal strength meter if you have one on your equipment.

Also posted in Equipment, Oklahoma City, Wichita Falls/Lawton | Comments closed

Feb 17th DTV Transion is Here

The time has finally come for the 1st part of the DTV transition to now become reality. If you have a digital tv or a converter you will need to do a rescan for digital tv channels today. In the Oklahoma City area KWTV-DT is moving its DTV channel from 39 to 9 at 1:00 […]

Also posted in OETA, Oklahoma City, Production, Programming, Sherman-Ada, Sightings, Tulsa, Wichita Falls/Lawton | Comments closed

FCC Releases Official List of Stations Terminating Analog Broadcasts

According to the official Excel file released today from the FCC, the following stations will continue to run analog transmitters after next Tuesday… Oklahoma City KFOR-TV KOCO-TV KOPX-TV KSBI-TV KTBO-TV KTUZ-TV Tulsa KTPX-TV KJRH-TV KOKI-TV KTUL-TV Sherman, TX-Ada, OK KTEN-TV The other stations that cover Oklahoma, 16 of 28 stations, notified the FCC by last […]

Also posted in Ada/Ardmore, Eufaula, OETA, Oklahoma City, Sherman-Ada, Tulsa, Wichita Falls/Lawton | Comments closed

KWTV Starts DTV Crawl

KWTV has started a crawl at the bottom of their picture stating that they will cease analog broadcasting at 1:00 PM February 17, 2009.

Also posted in Oklahoma City, Programming, Sightings | Comments closed

DTV Switch Articles on Newsok.com

The Oklahoman is reporting that OKC stations KFOR, KWTV, KOCO, KOKH and OETA will shutdown their analog transmitter on February 17th as planned. KWSO in Lawton will also will shutdown their analog transmitter. NOTE: KOCB will shutdown their analog transmitter as well. READ In another article things are less clear in Tulsa. KOTV is the […]

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