The digital transition is almost completed and will be on Friday June 12, 2009 for all of you receiving your local broadcast channels from antenna. Good or bad, there will be no turning back.
Although the picture quality is much improved over analog, this transition has not gone without its problems or frustrations. Just remember, this is only for the HIGH POWERED Broadcast Stations and will not affect the low power stations at the present time.
If you have your equipment hooked up and are receiving your digital signals, here is a list of the channels you should be getting in the Naples-Fort Myers DMA (Designated Marketing Area):
11-1 – WINK (CBS)
20-1 – WBBH (NBC)
20-2 – WBBH (2 news now -24 hour news & weather)
26-1 – WZVN (ABC)
26-2 – WZVN (ABC)
30-1 – WGCU (PBS )
30-2 – WGCU (PBS – World)
30-3 – WGCU (PBS – Create)
30-4 – WGCU (PBS – FKN Florida Knowledge Network
36-1 – WFTX (FOX local affiliate)
46-1 – WXCW (CW ) [also listed as ch 45-1 on antennaweb.org]
49-1 – WRXY (Local Independent – religious)
If you are not receiving all of these channels with your digital reception equipment (converter or TV ) you’re not quite ready.