June 12, 2009: US Digital Television (DTV) Transition
2009 – After much planning and a couple set backs, the Digital TV transition is completed in the US. Stations will Non-profit status or emergency bands could broadcast using analog signal. 2.8 million users were still not ready for the conversion.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for June 11
- Swiss Army Knife is patented
- Mr. Wizzard passes away
- First 500,000 watt power radio station – W8XAR – begins tests