DTV meeting in Minneapolis

Plans for white spaces creating by DTV have been a big issue for many readers – I hought this might be of interest to some too – the transition that creates white spaces that opens up some possibility…

MINNESOTA are you ready for the Digital Television Transition?

On Feb. 17th, 2009 all over-the-air broadcast TV will switch to a new digital format. Low-income families, immigrants, communities of color, elders, and people with disabilities – those communities that rely the most on analog television for news and vital information – will be the hardest hit by the DTV transition.

NOW is the time to get the information you need to help your organizational and community members prepare for the switch!

Join the Main Street Project, the Minnesotano Media Empowerment Project and Headwaters Foundation for Justice for a Brown Bag “DTV 101”

Tuesday, January 6th 12:00-1:30 PM
Phillips Eco-Center
Headwaters Foundation Office
2801 21st Ave S
Conference Room A
Minneapolis MN

-Learn about the DTV transition
-Learn how to get free $40 coupons
-See what a converter box looks like
-Get multilingual materials to share with your members

Bring your lunch, dessert will be provided!

Digital TV is coming: LET’S GET READY!


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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (, hosts a radio show on MN music (, supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota ( and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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