[Tig] Who will bail out the broadcasters?
lundo at lundissimo.info
Fri Feb 6 19:15:15 GMT 2009
Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> Today I read this article about how the analog cut-off slip will cost
> a broadcast station $64,000, and another station $60,000
But as stated in the article, "Stations can file a waiver allowing them
to convert to digital this month, as initially planned". I'm not clear
on why stations concerned about the cost of the delay wouldn't do that.
> It seems that Congress did not consider the plight of the broadcaster
> when it extended the cut-off date.
It seems that, as is so often the case, there are other forces at play:
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