Tag Archives: Radio-Canada

10th anniversary of Dude, Where’s My TV?

Dear Minister Guilbeault, May 15, 2010 marked the first post to this blog. At the time, I was primarily concerned about how Canada’s approach to its 700 MHz spectrum auction and transition to digital over-the-air (OTA) television might affect household … Continue reading

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THE END(S) OF ANALOGUE: ACCESS TO CBC/RADIO-CANADA TELEVISION PROGRAMMING IN AN ERA OF DIGITAL DELIVERY

Dear Minister Joly, If of interest, my dissertation is available here: THE END(S) OF ANALOGUE: ACCESS TO CBC/RADIO-CANADA TELEVISION PROGRAMMING IN AN ERA OF DIGITAL DELIVERY. Cheers, Steven James May, PhD  

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Part II: Select LTSSers Required to Buy New Receiver to watch SRC

Dear Minister Glover, Called Shaw Direct again tonight about SRC Ottawa (704) with a great solution c/o of Dad. Since he can no longer receive 704 due to changes to the ANIK F2 satellite, why doesn’t Shaw just send us … Continue reading

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Handy list of communities that stand to lose CBC/Radio-Canada OTA TV after July 31, 2012

Dear Minister Moore, Writing with a list of some of the communities that stand to lose over-the-air CBC/Radio-Canada television after July 31, 2012, according to CBC’s current request before the CRTC. Citizens can comment on CBC’s request here until June … Continue reading

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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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Double Post: #DTV2011 in 2012 + Free CRT TV of the Month (January, 2012)

Dear Minister Moore, Happy New Year. This month’s Free CRT TV photo, the first for 2012, was taken by Felan Parker near Toronto’s Manning and Barton neighbourhood.  Looks to be a 10 inch or so portable set. B&W, perhaps? I’ve … Continue reading

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Last Channel Standing

Hi Minister Moore, After waiting almost seven weeks for Canadian television broadcasters to work out the kinks in their digital transmitters, I’m writing to advise that Global TV is the last OTA channel standing in Denbigh, Ontario. No other OTA … Continue reading

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cartt.ca article re-post: Cord-Cutting: Figuring out the OTA option isn’t easy

Hello Minister Moore, Mr. @gregobr asked me to write a report on the status of OTA DTV signals in sample cities across Canada for cartt.ca. Re-posting the article here, with permission. Feel free to add info about the status of … Continue reading

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Two ways to participate in the CRTC’s CBC/Radio-Canada Licence Renewal Process

Hi Minister Moore, Writing you from Toronto on this sunny Saturday to advise two ways to participate in the CRTC’s CBC/Radio-Canda’s licence renewal. If you just want to respond to a few questions posed by the CRTC online, go to … Continue reading

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