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South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) is the statewide public television and public radio network in South Carolina. It consists of all the PBS-affiliated television stations and NPR-affiliated radio stations in the state. It is operated by the South Carolina Educational Television Commission, an agency of the state government. Public broadcasting (also known as public service broadcasting or PSB) is the dominant form of broadcasting around the world, where radio, television, and potentially other electronic media outlets receive funding from the public. ... Public broadcasting (also known as public service broadcasting or PSB) is the dominant form of broadcasting around the world, where radio, television, and potentially other electronic media outlets receive funding from the public. ... State nickname: Palmetto State Other U.S. States Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford Official languages English Area 82,965 km² (40th)  - Land 78,051 km²  - Water 4,915 km² (6%) Population (2000)  - Population 4,012,012 (26th)  - Density 51. ... PBS re-directs here; for alternate uses see PBS (disambiguation) PBS logo The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... NPR logo For other meanings of NPR see NPR (disambiguation) National Public Radio (NPR) is a private, not-for-profit corporation that sells programming to member radio stations; together they are a loosely organized public radio network in the United States. ...


The network traces its history to 1957, when the General Assembly authorized a study in the use of television in the state's public schools. A studio opened in the state capital, Columbia, a year later. The Commission began operations in 1960, and by 1963 extended television service to all 90 of South Carolina's counties. Also in 1964, the Commission opened the first educational television station in South Carolina, WNTV in Greenville. A year later, WITV in Charleston signed on. Two years later, the network's flagship, WRLK in Columbia, signed on. The network is now comprised of 16 stations. After years of receiving NET and PBS programs on tape-delay, it entered PBS' satelite network in 1978. In 2000, SCETV broadcast the first digital television program in the state. Since 2003, the network has been known on-air as simply "ETV." 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The South Carolina General Assembly (also called the South Carolina Legislature) is the legislative branch of South Carolina and consists of the South Carolina House of Representatives and the South Carolina Senate. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Greenvilles skyline at night. ... For more related articles, see alternate spelling Charlestown Charleston is the name of a dance and of several villages, towns and cities in New Zealand, the United States and Scotland. ... National Educational Television (NET) was an educational television network in the USA from 1952 until 1969. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Commission entered public radio in 1972, when WEPR in Greenville signed on. Eventually, the network expanded to eight stations and was known as the South Carolina Educational Radio Network (SCERN) until 2003, when it became known as ETV Radio. 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ...


Television

SCETV's television network consists of 16 transmitters that cover almost all of South Carolina, as well as parts of Georgia and North Carolina. Five of the transmitters are full-fledged stations. State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ...

Spartanburg is a city located in Spartanburg County in South Carolina, a state of the United States of America, and 98 miles north of Columbia. ... Rock Hill is the name of some places in the United States of America: Rock Hill, Missouri Rock Hill, New York Rock Hill, South Carolina Not to be confused with them are: Rocky Hill, Connecticut Rocky Hill, New Jersey This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other... For other places or people named Charlotte, see American metropolises, Charlotte, North Carolina is the countrys second biggest banking center. ... Beaufort is a city located in Beaufort County, South Carolina. ... Hilton Head Island is a town located in Beaufort County, South Carolina. ... Savannah Savannah is a city located in (and the county seat of) Chatham County, Georgia. ... Sumter is a city located in Sumter County, South Carolina. ... Allendale is a town located in Allendale County, South Carolina. ... The seal of the City of Augusta Augusta is a city located in the state of Georgia. ... Greenwood is a city located in Greenwood County, South Carolina. ... McLeod Regional Medical Center Florence is a city located in Florence County, South Carolina. ... Conway is a city located in Horry County, South Carolina. ... Myrtle Beach is a city located in Horry County, South Carolina. ...

ETV Radio

ETV Radio consists of eight FM transmitters covering almost all of South Carolina and parts of Georgia and North Carolina. Four of them broadcast a mix of NPR information programs and classical music; three of them broadcast strictly NPR news and information. An eighth station, WNSC in Rock Hill broadcasts all jazz music in order to avoid conflicts with WFAE in Charlotte. Frequency modulation (FM) is a form of modulation which represents information as variations in the instantaneous frequency of a carrier wave. ... Classical music is music considered classical, as sophisticated and refined, in a regional tradition. ... Jazz is a musical art form characterized by blue notes, syncopation, swing, call and response, polyrhythms, and improvisation. ...


News and classical music:

  • WLTR 91.3 Columbia
  • WEPR 90.1 Greenville/Spartanburg
  • WHMC 90.1 Conway/Myrtle Beach/Florence
  • WSCI 89.3 Charleston

News:

  • WRJA 88.1 Sumter/Columbia/Florence
  • WLJK 89.1 Aiken/Augusta
  • WJWJ 89.9 Beaufort/Hilton Head Island/Charleston/Savannah

Jazz:

  • WNSC 88.9 Rock Hill/Charlotte

External links

  • Main site (http://www.myetv.org)
  • ETV Radio (http://www.etvradio.org)


Broadcast television in the Charlotte market
WBTV 3 (CBS) - WSOC 9 (ABC) - WHKY 14 (Ind) - WUNE 17 (PBS) - WCCB 18 (FOX) - WNSC 30 (PBS) - WCNC 36 (NBC)
WTVI 42 (PBS) - WJZY 46 (UPN) - WWWB 55 (The WB) - WUNG 58 (PBS) - WAXN 64 (Ind)

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