Without must carry, LP stations might rely on viewers with antennas and the willingness to receive TV over the air. One LP operator in Atlanta sees this as a challenge. He is promoting OTA reception the best he can. Another, in Portland, Ore., warns that the FCC spectrum grab is going to make it tougher for LPs and full-power stations alike.
An experimental license for a new system for mobile DTV transmission was denied by the FCC. The license was sought by WatchTV, a Portland, Ore., low-power TV concern headed by Greg Herman, also president of SpectrumEvolution.org, a coalition advocating for the new hybrid DTV/broadband delivery system. Ã¯Â»Â¿