COTTONWOOD/VERDE VALLEY COMMUNITY INFORMATION EVENT FOR DIGITAL BROADCAST SERVICE UPGRADE – AUGUST 23
WHAT: Eight, Arizona PBS will be conducting a community information event for Cottonwood and Verde Valley-area residents to learn about the expanded PBS programming available to them courtesy of the recently upgraded digital broadcast signal via newly installed rural repeater transmitters. The event will also highlight specific instructions on how to receive the new digital signal, and a public Q&A. Area residents wishing to attend should RSVP for the event by August 20, by contacting Sherry at sherry@azpbs or 602-496-5870.
This service upgrade will:
Eight, Arizona PBS has also provided informational resources on its website at www.azpbs.org/digital, including step-by-step instructions for channel re-scanning, and information about use of antennas, and other technical support.
WHERE: Cottonwood Recreation Center (Cottonwood Room), 150 S. 6th St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326.
About Eight, Arizona PBS
Eight, Arizona PBS is a trusted community resource. For 50 years, the PBS station has focused on educating children, reporting in-depth on public affairs, fostering lifelong learning and celebrating arts and culture. Eight achieves its mission through the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach and community-based initiatives. Its signal reaches 86 percent of the homes in Arizona. With more than 1 million viewers weekly, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. For more information, visit azpbs.org.
Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University.
Acquisition and installation of these digital translators and the resulting service expansion was made possible by grant funding provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Public Television Digital Transition Grant Program, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Digital Distribution Fund and The Kemper & Ethel Marley Foundation.