Join host Joan Cartan-Hansen, IdahoPTV General Manager Peter Morrill, and members of our technical staff as they do demonstrations, explain concepts, and answer calls and emails from viewers about TVs, converter boxes, antennas, and other details of the DTV transition.
View the DTV Answers show from February 17, 2009.
View the DTV Answers show from January 9, 2009.
View the DTV Answers show from November 20, 2008.
DTV "Nightlight" Video
This DTV "Nightlight" video explains the basics of how to upgrade to digital television, hook up a converter box, antennas and rescanning for channels. From DTV Answers (National Association of Broadcasters)
ABC's of DTV
Host Nick Clooney provides clarity on some frequently asked questions about the brave new world of digital television. Spokespersons from major electronic chains offer information on digital televisions. Produced by KET (Kentucky).
In this Dialogue web-only interview, Joan Cartan-Hansen talks with retired University of Idaho professor and public broadcasting pioneer Gordon Law about the early days of public radio and television in northern Idaho (May 2009).
DIALOGUE presents "Digital Television Transition"
Host Marcia Franklin and her guests — Brian Danza, Special Assistant, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA); Thomas Wyatt, Deputy Bureau Chief of Consumer and Governmental Affairs for the Federal Communication Commission (FCC); and Peter Morrill, General Manager, Idaho Public Television — discuss next year's federally-mandated conversion to digital television.
Veteran's Home Residents Not Ready For DTV Switch (KTVB-Boise)
Residents of the Idaho State Veteran's home in Boise may lose TV reception if broadcasters' analog transmitters are shut down as scheduled on February 17. KTVB's Scott Evans reports on a possible delay for the shut-down date. Includes an interview with IdahoPTV General Manager Peter Morrill.