public television stations meet digitization deadline
the first New Mexico television broadcaster to go digital, as
well as KENW-DT, Portales, and KRWG-DT, Las Cruces, met the
May 1, 2003 deadline to have signed on digital signals, as mandated
by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
stations will continue to broadcast an analog signal until 85
percent of their viewers have digital capability, estimated
to be between 2006-2010.
KNME-TV general manager and CEO, said, Working together
as New Mexico Public Television, the three stations have successfully
met the federal mandate
High definition televisions
sharp and clear images and pristine sound are now available.
In the not-too-distant future, new services in support of education,
workforce training and homeland security will emerge to benefit
all New Mexicans.