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Another chance to call/email with your DTV Questions!

November 24, 2008

Iowans with questions regarding reception of digital television, DTV equipment, and other issues regarding the February 17 analog television shutoff can get answers on Monday, November 24 at 8 p.m. during Digital TV Q&A: An Iowa Journal Special.

This call-in show will answer questions from viewers about the digital television transition, and IPTV engineers will be on-hand to take viewers’ calls and emails. Host Paul Yeager will discuss the transition and how it affects Iowans as part of this hour-long special. Bill Hayes, Iowa Public Television’s director of engineering, will provide advice and information for viewers making the switch.

Viewers can email questions ahead of time and during the program to iowajournal@iptv.org. On Thursday from 8 – 9 p.m., viewers can call (866) 282-2846 with their questions.

The full program is also available at www.iptv.org. Iowa Public Television’s Web site also has extensive video clips, links, and information about digital television.

For more information, call Iowa Public Television at 515-242-3146.

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Iowa Public Television is Iowa's statewide public broadcasting network. IPTV provides quality, noncommercial programming to make a difference in the lives of Iowans. As one of the last locally controlled media enterprises in the state, IPTV is committed to telling Iowa's stories like no one else can. Our mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans enables IPTV to present an unequaled array of programs of lasting value to Iowans regardless of where they live or what they can afford. More than one million viewers a week turn to IPTV for programming that reflects a range of interests for Iowans in all demographic categories. Iowa Public Television stations include: Channel 11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24, Mason City; Channel 27, Sioux City; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport; Channel 36, Red Oak. IPTV-Digital stations include: Channel 11.1, Des Moines; Channel 12.1, Iowa City; Channel 21.1, Fort Dodge; Channel 24.1, Mason City; Channel 27.1, Sioux City; Channel 32.1, Waterloo; Channel 32.1, Council Bluffs; Channel 36.1, Red Oak; Channel 36.1, Davenport.

For immediate release:
November 24, 2008

For information contact:
Tonya Weber Dusold
Communications Manager
(515) 725-9705

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