2009

6/26/09 Media Bureau Releases Updated Form 388 for Broadcasters That Completed Their Transition After March 31, 2009 to Report DTV Consumer Education Activities.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/15/09 "Double Rescan" and Antenna Adjustments Can Help DTV Reception.
Consumer Alert: Word | Acrobat

6/15/09 FCC Continues DTV Outreach Across the Nation: Call Center Receives Over 900,000 Calls In Days Surrounding Transition. News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/13/09 Remarks of Acting FCC Chairman Copps in the Wake of the Digital Television Transition.
Word | Acrobat

6/13/09 Statement of Commissioner Adelstein on the Digital Television Transition.
Word | Acrobat

6/13/09 Full-Power TV Broadcasters Go All-Digital.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/12/09 FCC Chairman Hails New Era in Broadcasting; Assures Continued Support for Consumers Making the Transition to Digital TV.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/11/09 FCC Announces Revised Participant List for Statutory Analog Nightlight Program.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix: Excel | Acrobat
UPDATED Nightlight Participant List (as of noon 6/12/09): Excel | Acrobat

6/11/09 One Day Until DTV Transition: Helping People Through Historical Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/10/09 Two Days to DTV Transition: The Benefits of Digital TV.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/9/09 Three Days to DTV Transition: Dramatic Changes for TV.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/9/09 Commission Reminds Stations of Their Obligation to Maintain a Consumer Referral Number.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/8/09 Acting FCC Chairman Copps to Visit Los Angeles in the Homestretch Before the Digital Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/8/09 Four Days to DTV Transition: Debunking Myths About DTV.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/7/09 Five Days to DTV Transition: Make Switch Now for Emergency Preparedness.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/6/09 Six Days and Counting to DTV Transition: Good Antenna Key to Making the Switch.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/5/09 Seven Days and Counting to DTV Transition: White House Encourages Consumers to Get Ready.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/5/09 Commission Updates DTV Coverage Maps and List of Stations With 2 Percent or Greater Service Loss.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat

6/4/09 Eight Days and Counting to DTV Transition: Free In-home Installation Available for Consumers in Many Markets.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

6/3/09 Open Commission Meeting on the Digital Television Transition.
Panelists Statements

6/3/09 Digital Transition Call Sign Procedures.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/2/09 Commission Clarifies Procedures for Commencing Post-Transition Digital Operations.
Order: Word | Acrobat

6/2/09 Ten Days and Counting to DTV Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/22/09 Record Number of Consumers Call FCC's Help Line for Assistance in Response to DTV "Soft Test".
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Call Statistics: Excel | Acrobat

5/19/09 Thursday "Soft Test" is Wake-up Call for DTV Readiness.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/13/09 FCC Announces Eligible Stations for Statutory Analog Nightlight Program and First Group of Program Participants, Participant Notices and Eligibility Showings, Due Tuesday, May 26, 2009.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

5/13/09 30 Days and Counting to DTV Transition: FCC Concentrates on Preparing Consumers for June 12 Deadline.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/21/09 Consumer Guide, Web Updates Help Consumers Move to Digital TV.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/20/09 Forms Available for TV Broadcasters to Update Analog Termination Information and to Revoke Termination Notice.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/20/09 Commissioner Adelstein Unveils New DTV Web Site at NAB Show Tuesday.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/20/09 Commissioner Adelstein to Visit Albuquerque for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

4/10/09 Commission Provides Guidance to Broadcasters on Obligation to Publicize Walk-in DTV Help Centers.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

4/3/09 Commission Grants Mutually Exclusive DTV Maximization Applications Subject to the Condition that Applicants Resolve Their Mutual Exclusivity Within 30 Days.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/26/09 FCC Releases Solicitations for DTV Transition Assistance as Part of a Comprehensive Consumer Outreach and Support Effort.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/20/09 Commissioner McDowell To Visit San Antonio, Texas As Part Of Extensive Nationwide Initiative For DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/17/09 FCC Releases Dates on Which Stations Intend to Terminate Analog Television Service.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Stations Intending to Terminate Analog Service On June 12: Excel | Acrobat
Stations Intending to Terminate Analog Service Prior to June 12: Excel | Acrobat

3/13/09 FCC Sets Broadcaster Rules for Remainder of Digital TV Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
R&O: Word | Acrobat

3/10/09 Commissioner McDowell to Visit McAllen and Laredo, Texas as Part of Extensive Nationwide Initiative for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

3/5/09 Commission Open Meeting - En Banc Hearing on Digital Television.
Agenda and Panelists Statements
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/3/09 Temporary Waiver of 100 Day DTV Countdown Requirement.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/27/09 DTS Rules Now in Effect - Commission Ready to Accept Applications by DTV Stations to Use Distributed Transmission System Technologies.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/27/09 Media Bureau Announces Effective Date for Rules Adopted in DTV Delay Act Omnibus Order and Comment Date for Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/20/09 FCC Adopts Rules and Procedures to Implement the DTV Delay Act and Seeks Comment on Related Proposals.
Summary: Word | Acrobat
Order and NPRM: Word | Acrobat

2/20/09 FCC Releases Data Regarding DTV Calls To 1-888-CALLFCC.
Total Calls as of 2/19/2009: Word | Acrobat
Data by State: Acrobat

2/19/09 Initial Phase of DTV Transition Encouraging But Large Challenges Remain.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
FCC Call Center Report: Acrobat

2/18/09 DTV Call Centers Field Over 28,000 Calls Tuesday.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/16/09 Preparations in High Gear for Stations Going All-Digital This Week.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Attachment A: Excel | Acrobat

2/13/09 FCC Releases Lists of TV Stations' Responses to Requirements for Analog Termination on February 17, 2009.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix C: Excel | Acrobat

2/13/09 First Order to Implement DTV Delay Act.
R&O: Word | Acrobat

2/12/09 Service Rules for the 698-746, 747-762 and 777-792 MHz Bands.
Order: Word | Acrobat

2/11/09 FCC Requires Public Interest Conditions for Certain Analog TV Terminations on February 17, 2009. Certain Stations Must Respond By Friday, February 13, 2009.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix: Excel | Acrobat

2/10/09 FCC Releases Lists of Stations Terminating Analog Operations on or Before February 17.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat

2/5/09 Commission Open Meeting - En Banc Hearing on Digital Television.
Agenda and Panelists Statements
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/5/09 FCC Announces Procedures Regarding Termination of Analog Television Service on or After February 17, 2009.
Termination Notifications for February 17 Must be Filed by Monday, February 9, 2009.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/4/09 Commissioner Adelstein to Visit Los Angeles for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2/4/09 Congressional Passage of DTV Transition Legislation.
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/4/09 Acting Chairman Copps Responds to Congressional Questions on DTV Transition.
Letter: Acrobat

1/16/09 Letter From Commissioners Copps and Adelstein on DTV Transition.
Acrobat

1/16/09 FCC Announces $12 Million Call Center Contract to Assist DTV Call Center Capability.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/16/09 Commissioner McDowell to Conduct Interviews With the Media on the Digital Television Transition In Raleigh, North Carolina.
Word | Acrobat

1/15/09 FCC Adopts Analog Nightlight Program For Emergency And Digital Transition Information After The DTV Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

1/14/09 Letter From Commissioner McDowell to Chairman Martin Regarding FCC's DTV Preparation Efforts.
Acrobat

1/14/09 Commissioner Adelstein to Visit Charleston for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/12/09 Chairman Martin to Visit Raleigh, NC for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/12/09 Commissioner Adelstein Conducts 2nd Satellite Media Tour on DTV Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/7/09 Commissioner McDowell to Conduct Interviews with the Media on the Digital Television Transition in Las Vegas, NV.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/7/09 Commissioner Copps to Visit Detroit, Michigan for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

1/7/09 Commissioner Copps to Visit Bristol, Virginia for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

2008

12/31/08 Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the "Analog Nightlight" NPRM: January 5 and January 8, 2009.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

12/31/08 Chairman Martin to Visit Miami, Florida for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

12/30/08 Commissioner Adelstein to Visit San Diego for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

12/30/08 Media Bureau Announces Application and STA Filing Procedures for New Replacement Digital Television Translators Beginning January 5, 2009.
Word | Acrobat

12/24/08 FCC Takes Steps to Implement "Analog Nightlight" Act.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

12/23/08 Commissioner Adelstein to Visit Yuma for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

12/18/08 Commissioner Adelstein to Visit Phoenix for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

12/9/08 Commissioner Adelstein to Visit Puerto Rico for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

12/3/08 Commissioner Adelstein to Visit Hawaii for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/26/08 Commissioner Copps to Visit Milwaukee & Green Bay for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/24/08 Commissioner McDowell to Visit Richmond, VA, for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/18/08 FCC Launches Web Site Dedicated to Hawaii's Early Transition to Digital on January 15.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/17/08 Commissioner McDowell to Conduct “90 Days Out” DTV Interviews.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/13/08 Commissioner Tate to Visit Chicago, Illinois for DTV Outreach
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/10/08 Media Bureau Announces That the Changes to 47 C.F.R. Section 73.624(g) Adopted in the Third DTV Periodic Report and Order are Now Effective.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/10/08 Commissioner Copps to Visit Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/7/08 Commissioner McDowell to Visit Boston for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/6/08 Commissioner McDowell to Visit Philadelphia for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

10/31/08 Commissioner Copps to Visit Charleston & Greenville-Spartanburg, South Carolina for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

10/22/08 Commissioner Copps to Visit Baltimore, Maryland for DTV Outreach.
Word | Acrobat

10/15/08 Chairman Martin to Visit Charlotte, NC for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

10/10/08 Commissioner Adelstein to Visit Portland, Yakima, Spokane and Seattle for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

10/10/08 Television Stations Reminded to Update their FCC Form 387 - DTV Transition Status Report by October 20, 2008.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

10/10/08 Commissioner Copps to Visit Denver, CO, for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

10/7/08 Commissioner Tate to Visit Knoxville, TN for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

10/1/08 Commissioner Tate to Visit Nashville and Chattanooga, TN for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/29/08 Commissioner Tate to Visit Atlanta, GA, for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/26/08 Commissioner McDowell to Visit Boise, Idaho, and four Montana Cities, as Part of Extensive Nationwide Initiative for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/26/08 Carriage of Digital Television Broadcast Signals: Amendment To Part 76 Of The Commission's Rules.
Declaratory Order: Word | Acrobat

9/17/08 FCC Creates Television Public Service Announcements and Educational Video to Help Prepare for Transition to Digital.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/15/08 Letter from FCC Chairman Martin to Christopher A. McLean, Executive Director, Consumer Electronics Retailers Association.
Acrobat

9/12/08 Letter From Commissioner Copps to Chairman Martin Proposing Steps the FCC Should Take to Advance the DTV Transition.
Word | Acrobat

9/10/08 Vast Majority of Wilmington, NC Residents were Aware of the Early Digital Television Transition in their Viewing Area.
Weekly Overviews: Word | Acrobat
Day Six Overview 9/15/08: Word | Acrobat
Day Five Overview 9/12/08: Word | Acrobat
Day Four Overview 9/11/08: Word | Acrobat
Day Three Overview 9/10/08: Word | Acrobat
Day Two Overview 9/9/08: Word | Acrobat
Day One Overview and News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/8/08 Digital Television Transition Press Conference in Wilimington, NC.
Chairman Martin's Remarks: Word | Acrobat
Commissioner Copps' Remarks: Word | Acrobat
Recorded Webcast (provided in Windows Media format by a local third party)

9/4/08 FCC to Host Digital Television Transition Event in Wilimington, North Carolina on Monday, September 8, 2008.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/4/08 FCC Announces Organizations in Wilmington NC, TV Market to Assist Consumers in DTV Television Transition Monday.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/4/08 Commission Adopts Order Exempting Certain Cable Systems from Some Material Degradation Digital Carriage Requirements.
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/27/08 Entering the Home Stretch: Media Bureau Releases Report on the Status of TV Broadcasters at the Final Six Months of the Digital Television Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Report: Word | Acrobat

8/26/08 Commissioner McDowell to Visit Alaska as Part of Extensive Nationwide Initiative for DTV Outreach - Schedule Change.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

8/21/08 Commissioner McDowell to Visit Alaska as Part of Extensive Nationwide Initiative for DTV Outreach.
Word | Acrobat

8/18/08 FCC Announces Extensive Nationwide Initiative for DTV Outreach.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

8/18/08 FCC Launches DTV Speakers Bureau.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

8/18/08 Wilmington North Carolina Broadcasters Will Provide Emergency Announcements and Informational Messages about the DTV Transition after September 8 on Traditional Analog Channels.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

7/18/08 Testimony of Media Bureau Chief Monica Desai on DTV transition at Field Hearing of House Subcommittee on Government Management, Organization and Procurement, Brooklyn, NY.
Acrobat

6/16/08 Revised the Location for Filing Form 388, DTV Quarterly Activity Station Report.
Order: Word | Acrobat
FCC 388 Report: Acrobat

6/13/08 FCC Announces Agenda for Digital Television Consumer Education Workshop Focused on DTV Converter Boxes on June 19, 2008.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/4/08 FCC Expands National Digital Television Education and Awareness Campaign, Targets Outreach in Wilmington, NC.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
National Billboard: Acrobat
National Radio PSAs

6/4/08 FCC Launches Billboard and Radio Campaign in Wilmington, NC.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Wilmington Billboard: Acrobat
Wilmington Radio PSAs

5/30/08 Wilmington, North Carolina Retailers to Spotlight DTV Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/30/08 Commission Lifts the Freeze on the Filing of Maximization Applications and Petitions for Digital Channel Substitutions, Effective Immediately.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/29/08 Third Periodic Review of the Commission's Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television.
Order: Word | Acrobat

5/29/08 Media Bureau Announces Effective Date for Revised Rules in the DTV Consumer Education Initiative and Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/29/08 FCC to Hold Digital Television Consumer Education Workshop Focused on DTV Converter Boxes on June 19, 2008.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/27/08 Commissioner Copps Remarks at FCC-Wilmington Town Hall Meeting on DTV.
Word | Acrobat

5/27/08 FCC to Host May 28 Meeting on the Digital Television Transition, Co-Sponsored by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and The National Association of Broadcasters.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/8/08 DTV Transition Premiers in Wilmington, North Carolina.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

4/30/08 The Wireline Competition Bureau grants a petition filed by Micronesian Telecommunications Corporation and PTI Pacifica, Inc. to waive the DTV notification requirements in section 54.418 of the Commission's rules.
Order: Word | Acrobat

4/23/08 FCC Releases Order on Reconsideration and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on DTV Consumer Education Initiative.
Order & FNPRM: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/28/08 Media Bureau Announces Effective Date for the Rules in the DTV Consumer Education Initiative.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
DTV Quarterly Activity Station Report Form 388

3/27/08 Direct Broadcast Satellite Carriage Of Digital Television Broadcast Signals.
R&O: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/21/08 MO&O on Reconsideration in DTV Table of Allotments Proceeding and Eighth R&O Finalizing Post-Transition DTV Allotments Published in Federal Register Today.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

3/20/08 FCC Releases Agenda for April 1, 2008, DTV Consumer Education Workshop Focusing on Low-Income Consumers.
Word | Acrobat

3/7/08 FCC Adopts Digital Television Consumer Education Order.
Erratum: Word | Acrobat
News Release (3/3/08): Word | Acrobat
Report & Order (3/3/08): Word | Acrobat
Attachment One: Acrobat
Attachment Two: Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

3/6/08 The Commission Adopts MO&O on Reconsideration in DTV Table of Allotments Proceeding and Eighth R&O Finalizing Post-Transition DTV Allotments.
MO&O: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

3/3/08 Response of Chairman Martin to Commissioner Copps on Real-World DTV Tests.
Acrobat

3/3/08 Letter from Commissioner Copps to Chairman Martin Proposing Real-World DTV Tests.
Word | Acrobat

1/30/08 Third DTV Periodic Report and Order Published in Federal Register Today; FCC Forms 301, 337, 340 and 387 Now Available For Filing.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

1/30/08 Commissioner Adelstein Reacts to Surveys on Consumer DTV Awareness.
Word | Acrobat

2007

12/31/07 Third Periodic Review of the Commission's Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television.
2nd Erratum (1/23/08): Word | Acrobat
1st Erratum (1/7/08): Word | Acrobat
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat
Appendix D: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix F: Excel | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

12/11/07 FCC Response to GAO Report on the DTV Transition.
Introduction: Acrobat
Written Response: Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/30/07 FCC Adopts Rules to Ensure all Cable Customers Receive Local TV Stations After the Digital Television Transition.
R&O/NPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release 9/11/07: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

11/30/07 Updated Agenda for December 4, 2007 DTV Consumer Education Workshop Focusing on Minority and Non-English-Speaking Communities.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

11/8/07 Digital Television Consumer Education Workshop Focusing on Seniors.
Recorded webcast of the workshop

11/8/07 Chairman Martin's Remarks at the Digital Television Consumer Education Workshop Focusing on Seniors.
Word | Acrobat

11/2/07 FCC Releases Agenda for November 8,2007 Digital Television Consumer Education Workshop Focusing on Seniors.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

10/9/07 FCC to Hold Series of Digital Television Consumer Education Workshops.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/26/07 Statements of Commissioners at FCC Digital Television Consumer Education Workshop, FCC Headquarters, Washington, DC.
Martin: Word | Acrobat
Copps: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein: Acrobat
Tate: Word | Acrobat

9/18/07 FCC Releases Updated Agenda for September 26 Digital Television Consumer Education Workshop.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

9/13/07 Media Bureau Announces Comment And Reply Comment Dates For The DTV Eighth Further Notice Of Proposed Rule Making.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/28/07 FCC Announces Preliminary Agenda for Digital Television Consumer Education Workshop on September 26.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

8/16/07 Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the DTV Consumer Education Initiative.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

8/15/07 Commissioner Copps' Statement on Comments Filed by 28 Public Interest Groups in Third DTV Periodic Review.
Word | Acrobat

8/14/07 Erratum correcting Seventh Report and Order and Eighth Further Notice of Proposed Rule Making.
Erratum: Word | Acrobat

8/6/07 FCC Announces Final Assignment of Digital Television Channels.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix G: Excel | Acrobat

8/6/07 Media Bureau Extends Deadline for Comments in Third DTV Periodic NPRM to August 15, 2007.
Order: Word | Acrobat

7/30/07 FCC Seeks Comment on Proposed DTV Education Initiatives to Facilitate Transition to Digital.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
Appendix B: Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

7/16/07 FCC Announces Digital Television Consumer Education Workshop on September 26, 2007.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

7/13/07 Waiver of Digital Testing Pursuant to the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004.
Order: Word | Acrobat

7/9/07 Media Bureau Announces Comment and Reply Comment Dates for the Third DTV Periodic Review NPRM.
Comment Date: August 8, 2007
Reply Comment Date: August 23, 2007
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/18/07 Third Periodic Review of the Commission's Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
News Release (4/25/07): Word | Acrobat
Appendix D: Excel | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

5/18/07 Commission Acts on Requests Filed by 145 Television Stations Seeking Additional Time to Complete Construction of Their DTV Facilities.
Order: Word | Acrobat

5/18/07 Commission Acts on 192 DTV Build-Out-Requests for Waiver of the July 1, 2005 and July 1, 2006 "Use or Lose" Deadlines.
Order: Word | Acrobat

5/4/07 FCC Seeks Comment to Ensure All Cable Customers Receive Programming After the Digital Television Transition.
NPRM:Word | Acrobat
News Release (4/25/07): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

5/3/07 FCC Requires Retailers to Fully Inform Consumers About Analog TV Equipment Limitations as Transition to Digital Approaches.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (4/25/07): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

4/25/07 DTV Transition - Approval of "Flash Cut" Requests.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Flash Cut Requests: Excel | Acrobat

4/25/07 FCC Requires Retailers to Fully Inform Consumers About Analog TV Equipment Limitations as Transition to Digital Approaches.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: (5/3/07) Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat
5/23/07: OMB approval published in Federal Register (72 FR 28894-01) enabling Labeling Rule to take effect May 25, 2007.

4/25/07 FCC Initiates Third Review of DTV Transition.
NPRM (5/18/07): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

4/25/07 FCC Seeks Comment to Ensure All Cable Customers Receive Programming After the Digital Television Transition.
NPRM (5/4/07): Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat
Tate Statement: Word | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

1/9/07 Order Granting Extension of Time for Filing Comments and Reply Comments.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/9/07 Revisions to Proposed New DTV Table of Allotments.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat

2006

11/7/06 Advanced Television Systems and their Impact upon the Existing Television Broadcast Service.
Appendix B Data and Analyses: Zip
Appendix B Station List: Text

10/20/06 Advanced Television Systems and their Impact upon the Existing Television Broadcast Service.
FNPRM: Word | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat
McDowell Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/29/06 Third Round of the DTV Channel Election Process: Tentative Channel Designations.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

6/29/06 DTV Channel Election Issues - Media Bureau Extends Deadline for Compliance with the July 1, 2006 Replication/Maximization Interference Protection Deadline to July 7, 2006.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/14/06 DTV Channel Election Issues - Compliance with the July 1, 2006 Replication/Maximization Interference Protection Deadline; Stations Seeking Extension of the Deadline.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/23/06 Tentative Digital Channel Designations for Stations Participating in the First and Second Rounds of the DTV Channel Election Process.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

5/5/06 Tentative Digital Channel Designations for Stations Participating in the Second Round of DTV Channel Elections and Third Round Election Filing Deadline.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

5/1/06 Waiver of Digital Testing Pursuant to the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Appendix A: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix B: Excel | Acrobat
Appendix C: Excel | Acrobat

4/28/06 Measurement Standards for Digital Television Signals Pursuant to the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

3/17/06 Extension of Time to File Responses to Opposition to TV Station Requests for Waiver of Digital Testing Pursuant to the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2/17/06 Guidelines for Interference Conflict Analysis in the Second Round of DTV Channel Elections.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2005

11/29/05 Media Bureau Reminds Digital Television Licensees to File Report on Ancillary or Supplementary DTV Services on or Before December 1, 2005.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Acrobat

11/23/05 Second Round DTV Channel Election Issues - Proposed Negotiated Channel Arrangements and Procedures for Filing Associated Pleadings.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel

11/17/05 TV Station Requests for Waiver of Digital Testing Pursuant to The Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004 to be Filed by November 30, 2005 or February 15, 2007.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/8/05 FCC Modifies Digital Tuner Requirements to Advance DTV Transition.
R&O: Word | Acrobat
News Release (11/03/05): Word | Acrobat

11/4/05 FCC Initiates Rulemaking on Distributed Transmission Technology for Digital TV Stations.
Comment Date: Monday, February 6, 2006
Reply Comment Date: Tuesday March 7, 2006
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

10/4/05 FCC Commences Accepting Applications for On-Channel Digital Conversion of Low Power TV and TV Translator Stations and Announces Availability of Revised Application Forms 346 and 301-CA.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

10/4/05 Tentative Digital Channel Designations for Stations Participating in the First Round of DTV Channel Elections and Second Round Election Filing Deadline.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

8/2/05 DTV Channel Election: First Round Conflict Decision Extension and Guidelines for Interference Conflict Analysis.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/23/05 DTV Tentative Channel Designations for 1,554 Stations Participating in the First Round of DTV Channel Elections.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

6/15/05 DTV Channel Election Issues – Compliance with the July 1, 2005 Replication/Maximization Interference Protection Deadline; Stations Seeking Extension of the Deadline.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

6/8/05 FCC Advances DTV Channel Election Process.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Report & Order: Word | Acrobat
Attachment 1: Excel | Acrobat
Attachment 2: Excel | Acrobat

3/1/05 DTV Channel Election Issues - Proposed Negotiated Channel Election Arrangements and Procedures for Filing Associated Pleadings.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Excel | Acrobat

2/23/05 FCC Resolves Dual and Multicast Carriage Issues.
Report and Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (2/10/05): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

2/1/05 DTV Channel Election Issues - Negotiated Channel Arrangements, Establishment of Form 382 Mailbox, Revisions to FCC Form 381 Certifications, and Notification to FCC of Flash Cut Decisions.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2004

12/21/04 DTV Channel Election Information and First Round Election Filing Deadline.
Order: Word | Acrobat
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Table I: Word | Acrobat
Table II: Word | Acrobat
Table IIa: Word | Acrobat

11/30/04 Notice of Publication in the Federal Register and Announcement of Effective Date of Certain Digital Low Power Television Rules.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

11/23/04 FCC Adopts Children’s Programming Obligations for Digital Television Broadcasters.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (9/9/04): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/7/04 DTV Channel Election Information and Deadlines.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat
Attachment: Word | Acrobat

10/4/04 Chairman Powell Announces Major DTV Consumer Education Initiative "DTV - Get It!"
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Advisory & Panelists: Word | Acrobat
Photographs

9/30/04 FCC Establishes Rules for Digital Low Power Television and Television Translator Stations.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (9/9/04): Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/9/04 FCC Adopts Children’s Programming Obligations for Digital Television Broadcasters.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

9/7/04 FCC Second Digital TV Periodic Review.
News Release (8/4/04): Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Attached Forms: 381 | 382 | 383 | 384 | 385 | 386
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/12/04 FCC Approves Digital Output Protection Technologies and Recording Method Certifications. ("Broadcast Flag")
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release (8/4/04): Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat

8/3/04 Freeze on the Filing of Certain TV and DTV Requests for Allotment or Service Area Changes.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/27/04 Media Bureau Seeks Comment On Over-the-air Broadcast Television Viewers, Dkt No 04-210, Comments Due: 07/12/2004 - Reply Comments Due: 08/05/2004.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

5/26/04 Applications for Extension of Digital Television Construction Deadline for Top-Thirty Market, Network-Affiliated Television Stations.
Order: Word | Acrobat

2003

11/4/03 FCC Adopts Anti-Piracy Protection for Digital TV.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order: Word | Acrobat
Powell Press Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/23/03 DTV Transition Moving Forward: FCC Says More Than 80% of Commercial DTV Stations Are On the Air. FCC Acts on Third Requests for Extension of the Digital Television Construction Deadline for Few Remaining Broadcasters.
Order: Word | Acrobat
News Release: Word | Acrobat

10/9/03, 9/10/03 FCC Eases Digital TV Transition for Consumers.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
Order - released 10/9/03: Word | Acrobat
Fact Sheet: Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Word | Acrobat
Adelstein Statement: Word | Acrobat

10/3/03 Comment Deadline Set for Digital Low Power Television Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in MB Docket No. 03-185. Comments Due November 25, 2003. Reply Comments Due December 26, 2003.
NPRM: Word | Acrobat
8/6/03 News Release: Word | Acrobat

5/9/03 The District Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld the Commission's 2001 Report and Order regarding Ancillary or Supplementary Use of Digital Television Capacity by Noncommercial Licensees on May 9, 2003. See Office of Communication, Inc. of United Church of Christ v. F.C.C., 327 F.3d 1222 (D.C. Cir., May 09, 2003).

4/29/03 Second Periodic Review Of The Commission's Rules And Policies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television.
Order: Word | Acrobat

4/16/03 FCC Establishes Remedial Steps For Failure to Comply With Digital Television Construction Schedule.
Order: Word | Acrobat

2/6/03 Requests For Further Extension of the Digital Television Construction Deadline.
Order: Word | Acrobat

1/27/03 FCC Initiates Second Review of DTV Transition.
News Release: Word | Acrobat
NPRM: Word | Acrobat

1/24/03 Freeze on the Filing of TV and DTV "Maximization" Applications in Channels 60-69.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

2002

9/16/02 Review of the Commission's Rules and Policies Affecting the Conversion To Digital Television.
Order, FCC 02-253: Text | Acrobat

8/9/02 FCC Explores Digital Broadcast Copy Protection.
News Release: Text | Word | Acrobat
FCC 02-231: Text | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Text | Word | Acrobat

8/8/02 FCC Introduces Phase-In Plan for DTV Tuners.
News Release: Text | Word | Acrobat
FCC 02-230: Text | Word | Acrobat
Powell Statement: Text | Word | Acrobat
Abernathy Statement: Text | Word | Acrobat
Copps Statement: Text | Word | Acrobat
Martin Statement: Text | Word | Acrobat

7/12/02 Chairman Michael K. Powell Responds to CE Industry's Failure to Make Real Commitments on DTV Tuners.
News Release: Text | Word | Acrobat
Letter from Zenith to Chairman Powell
Letter from Consumer Electronics Association to Chairman Powell

7/11/02 Statement by FCC Chairman Michael K. Powell: DTV Plan Update -- Progress For Consumers
News Release: Text | Word | Acrobat
Industry Letters: Acrobat

6/18/02 Freeze on the Filing of TV and DTV "Maximization" Applications in Channels 52-59.
Public Notice: Text | Word | Acrobat

4/4/02 Chairman Powell's Proposal for Voluntary Industry Actions to Speed the Digital Television Transition.
Cover Letters: Hollings | Tauzin

2/20/02 DTV Task Force PowerPoint Presentation from the FCC Speaks 2002 Forum.

2000

7/25/00 Testimony of Dale N. Hatfield Chief, Office of Engineering & Technology
Oversight Hearing on High-Definition Digital Television and Related Matters before the Committee on Commerce, Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Trade and Consumer Protection United States House of Representatives
Text | Acrobat | Word97

7/24/00 Letter from FCC Chairman Kennard to Mr. Edward O. Fritts, President & Chief Executive Officer National Association of Broadcasters

6/22/00 FCC Affirms Rules for the 700 MHz Band and Considers Possible Voluntary Measures to Facilitate Spectrum Clearing and Accelerate DTV Transition.

1/6/00 FCC Adopts Rules for Licensing and Operations in Portion of 700 MHz Band Reallocated from Television Channels 60 through 69.

1999

9/30/99 DTV Report on COFDM and 8-VSB Performance: Text | Word97 | Acrobat

4/30/99 Chairman Kennard's Statement On DTV Implementation Rules, Effective May 1st.

4/12/99 Frequently Asked Questions: TV Translators & the DTV Transition

11/24/99 FCC denies reconsideration of its Report and Order establishing a fee program for certain DTV ancillary or supplementary services,
Text | Word97 | Acrobat

1998

12/18/98 Second Memorandum Opinion & Order on Reconsideration of the Fifth & Sixth Report & Orders, FCC 98-315
Text | WordPerfect | Acrobat

11/19/98 FCC establishes fee program for certain ancillary or supplementary DTV services, FCC 98-303
Text | WordPerfect | Acrobat

11/16/98 Digital Television Consumer Information Bulletin
Bulletin | News Release & Bulletin

8/11/98 Additional Application Processing Guidelines for Digital Television
Text | WordPerfect Version | Acrobat

7/10/98 Commission Adopts Notice Seeking Comment on Digital Broadcast Signal Carriage Issues (CS Docket No. 98-120, FCC 98-153). [ WordPerfect | Acrobat | News Release]

3/25/98 Joint Statement of the Federal Communications Commission and the Food and Drug Administration Regarding Avoidance of Interference Between Digital Television and Medical Telemetry Devices

2/18/98 Memorandum Opinion & Order on Recon. of the Sixth Report & Order, FCC 98-24
Order | News Release | Kennard Stmt. | Ness Stmt. | Furchtgott-Roth Stmt.

2/18/98 Memorandum Opinion & Order on Recon. of the Fifth Report & Order, FCC 98-23
Order | News Release | Kennard Stmt. | Ness Stmt. | Furchtgott-Roth Stmt.

1997

12/31/97 Report & Order, FCC 97-421: Reallocation of Television Channels 60-69 to Other Services
Text | WordPerfect | News Release | Statement of Chairman Kennard | Related Documents

7/2/97 OET Bulletin No. 69
Longley-Rice Methodology for Evaluating TV Coverage & Interference
WordPerfect | Acrobat

4/22/97 Sixth Report & Order, DTV Allocations, FCC 97-115
Order | News Release | Hundt Stmt. | Quello Stmt. | Ness Stmt. | Chong Stmt.

4/22/97 Fifth Report & Order, DTV Rules, FCC 97-116
Order | News Release | Hundt Stmt. | Quello Stmt. | Ness Stmt. | Chong Stmt.

4/8/97 Waiver of Ex Parte Sunshine Prohibition, FCC 97-122
Public Notice

1996 - 1995

12/27/96 Fourth Report & Order, DTV Standards Adopted, FCC 96-493
Text Version | WordPerfect | Acrobat | News Release | Ness Stmt. | Chong Stmt.

11/27/96 Technical Standards Agreement
Agreement | Public Notice seeking comments | Hundt Stmt. | Quello Stmt. | Ness Stmt. | Chong Stmt.

11/1/96 Digital TV Forum Transcript: Text | WordPerfect | call 202-418-0460 for video tape.

8/14/96 Sixth FNPRM, FCC 96-317: Seeks comments on transition channel assignment schemes
Text | WordPerfect | Acrobat | News Release | proposed allocation table, Excel | Order extending reply comment period (Wordperfect, Text, Acrobat) | Comments | Reply Comments

5/20/96 Fifth FNPRM, FCC 96-207: Seeks comment on Advisory Committee's recommendations
Text | WordPerfect | News Release

12/12/95 "EN BANC" Hearing: Public Notice | Schedule | Transcript

8/9/95 Fourth FNPRM & Third NOI, FCC 95-315: Seeks comment on eligibility and service rules
Text | WordPerfect | News Release

7/10/97 Reallocation of Television Channels 60-69 to Other Services, FCC 97-245
Text | WordPerfect | Acrobat | News Release

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