When will Seattle-area TV stations go digital? June 12

by Seattle DTV Assistance Centers

[Updated 2/10] While Congress has set June 12 as the date for the national switch to digital TV, local stations across the country were given the option of shutting off their analog broadcasts sooner.

Nearly all Seattle-area stations have confirmed that they are delaying their DTV switch until June 12: KCTS (PBS), KING and KONG (NBC), KIRO (CBS), KOMO (ABC), KCPQ and KMYQ (Fox), KSTW (CW), and KUNS (Univision).

Only KWPX (ion) will shut off their analog signal on Feb. 17.

Here's what's happening in other areas of Washington State:

In Bellingham, KVOS and KBCB (ShopNBC) will shut off their analog signal on Feb. 17.

In Spokane/Pullman, KWSU (PBS), KAYU (Fox), KHQ (NBC), KXLY (ABC) and KWDK will shut off their analog signal on Feb. 17.

In Yakima/Tri-Cities, KVEW (ABC), KAPP (ABC), KNDO/KNDU (NBC), and KTNW (PBS) will shut off their analog signal on Feb. 17.


In Seattle, Reclaim the Media and other local organizations are providing DTV Assistance Centers (see www.seattledtv.com for details) and a DTV Assistance hotline at 206.508.1277. (We're still looking for volunteers - call if you'd like to help!)

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