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.
WHO: Eight, Arizona PBS General Manager Kelly McCullough and Eight, Arizona PBS development and support staff. This event is free to attend, and open to the public.
WHERE: Cottonwood Recreation Center (Cottonwood Room), 150 S. 6th St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326.
WHEN: Friday, August 23, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
PHOTO OPPS: Eight, Arizona PBS General Manager Kelly McCullough presents details about the variety of Eight channels and programming that will be available now to rural Arizonans. Eight, Arizona PBS staff demonstrate how to receive the new digital broadcast signal, using an analog television with a digital converter box, as well as a digital television. A public question and answer session follows the presentations.
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