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July 1, 2008

DTV2009: First Orlando Analog Shutoff Goes Off Smoothly

orlando_skyline.jpgThe first test run of Orlando's analog shutoff has gone off successfully. The 12 stations that participated cut their analog signals for 10 seconds last Wednesday affecting 365, 000 households. Those that weren't ready for the February 17, 2009 switch saw a black screen and those that were ready saw a message confirming they passed the test. Given that the test affected such a great number of household, it was impressive to see that only 501 viewers called in to complain. It wasn't entirely a surprise though, only 7% of viewers affected receive their broadcast signals over-the-air.

Via Broadcasting & Cable

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Posted by Justin Davey at July 1, 2008 9:43 AM

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