Monthly Archives: May 2012

Part 3 – Shaw Direct: The Saviour of Free TV in Rural and Remote Canada?

Dear Minister Moore, Summer has arrived early, eh? Before I get to Part 3 of my review of Shaw’s Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program, I’d first like to add something I forgot to mention in Part 2 of this … Continue reading

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Sample Shaw Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) application

Dear Minister Moore, In case you’re wondering, here is a sample Shaw LTSS application. Best, Steven

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Two-year anniversary of Dude, Where’s My TV?

Dear Minister Moore, Today is the two-year anniversary of this here blog. Originally launched as part of a directed research course at Ryerson, the blog has since taken on a life of its own. My first post was made 15 … Continue reading

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Free CRT TV of the Month (May, 2012)

Dear Minister Moore, I know the image quality is poor but here is the Free CRT TV of the Month. The photo was taken on my cell phone from a good distance away. As you can see, I almost missed … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Shaw Direct: The Saviour of Free TV in Rural and Remote Canada?

Dear Minister Moore, Writing with a follow up regarding Shaw’s Local Television Satellite Solution (LTSS) program. As I noted in my previous post on this topic, my parents were able to eventually obtain a free satellite dish, receiver and installation … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: TVO to abandon over-the-air broadcasting in analogue markets

Dear Minister Moore, TVO, Ontario’s public educational broadcaster, has announced it will end over-the-air television broadcasting in existing analogue markets. According to an April, 2012 TVO Update, 100 LPRT analogue television transmitters will be decommissioned “immediately”. 14 Medium/High Power transmitters … Continue reading

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