Applicant InformationGreater Dayton Public Television
A two-phase application project for the digital conversion of public television station WPTD-TV, Dayton, OH. The estimated total project cost is $2,774,679, with a 40% Federal request of $1,109,871. For FY 2001, the proposal requests $873,802 to purchase a tower modification, a DTV transmitter, antenna system, and transmission line, and a digital STL. For FY 2002, the project requests $236,069 to purchase DTV satellite demods, a multichannel server, a multichannel encoder, a PSIP generator, and diverse test and monitoring equipment. Station WPTD-TV's signal reaches an estimated viewer audience of over 2.9 million.