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Encyclopedia > Connecticut Public Television
Connecticut Public Television
Image:Cptv_a.GIF
Statewide Connecticut
Branding CPTV
Slogan Public Broadcasting for Connecticut
Channels (see main article) analog,
(see main article) digital
Affiliations PBS
Owner Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Inc.
Founded September 15, 1962
Call letters meaning All: EDucational
4th letter: (see main article)
Former affiliations NET (1962-1970)
Website www.cptv.org

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Stations

As of 2006, the CPTV stations are: 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Station Analog Channel Digital Channel City Founding 4th Letter Meaning
WEDH 24 45 Hartford September 15, 1962 Hartford
WEDW 49 52 Bridgeport-Stamford December 17, 1967 Western Connecticut
WEDN 53 45 (pending 32, 9) Norwich June 12, 1965 Norwich
WEDY 65 6 New Haven September 16, 1967 Yale University

In addition, CPTV is available on cable in Springfield, Massachusetts. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region Greater Bridgeport Incorporated (town) 1821 Incorporated (city) 1836 Government type Mayor-council  - Mayor John M. Fabrizi Area    - City 50. ... Nickname: The City That Works Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Bridgeport-Stamford Region South Western Region Settled 1641 Incorporated (city) 1893 Consolidated 1949 Government Type Mayor-Board of representatives  - Mayor Dannel Malloy (Dem) Area    - City 134. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Norwich, known as The Rose of New England, is a city in New London County, Connecticut, United States. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Nickname: The Elm City Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA New Haven Region South Central Region Settled 1638 Incorporated (city) 1784 Consolidated 1895 Government Type Mayor-board of aldermen  - Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Yale redirects here. ... Nickname: City of Homes Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Hampden County Settled 1636 Incorporated 1636 Government type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Charles Ryan (D) Area    - City  33. ...


The network previously operated a Waterbury translator, W12BH (channel 12), but that station was taken off the air to allow WTXX to begin digital television operations. Nickname: The Brass City Location in Connecticut Coordinates: NECTA Waterbury Region Central Naugatuck Valley Incorporated (town) 1686 Incorporated (city) 1853 Consolidated 1902 Government type Mayor-board of aldermen  - Mayor Michael J. Jarjura Area    - City 28. ... WTXX, channel 20, is a CW affiliate licensed to Waterbury, Connecticut. ...


Services

All CPTV stations carry the same programming. The digital signal offers the main network, plus CPTV2 and CPTV Kids. CPTV2 merely rebroadcasts the Create lifestyle/human interest channel. CPTV Kids, as can be implied by the title, broadcasts mainly children's programming. In addition, CPTV operates an HD channel. CPTV2 and CPTV Kids are mainly carried on cable TV, and also in some areas by DTT. ... DTT is an LGV training company incoporating training schools across the UK. It is the largest national LGV training school and has recently floated on the stock exchange. ...


External links


Terrestrial television (also known as over-the-air, OTA or broadcast television) was the traditional method of television broadcast signal delivery prior to the advent of cable and satellite television. ...


 
 

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