Public Media Group was unveiled today at the ATSC’s 2019 Next Gen TV Broadcast Conference in Washington. It comprises Public Media Venture Group, a coalition of 31 noncommercial broadcasters with 117 stations, and Cleveland-based Osborn Engineering, among others.
Getting the Bay Area transmission facility ready for the spectrum repack that will follow the FCC’s spectrum auction will be one of the trickiest in the country. That’s because of the sheer number of unknowns that must be anticipated and planned for, and the only 39 months the FCC has set in which to complete the work. But the structure’s owners and engineers are planning for all contingencies.