Hello all, I posted this on AVS Forum also, May 1 2002 is soon approching so I figured I would start a thread about our locals going digital. I just got off of the phone with the engineer from the local WB station KWCV Digital CH. 31 and it looks like they WILL be broadcasting in Digital starting May 1. It will just be upconverted from 480I to 480P at first but it should be an improvement from the cable or OTA anaolog signal. It is too bad the WB doesn't have any HDTV programming yet. He did say they would go on full power for the first couple of months. I think all of the rest of the stations filed for an extension except KPTS the PBS affiliate which doesn't have to be ready until next year anyway. I think the next station to go digital will be KAKE the ABC affiliate on digital CH. 21 last I heard they were shooting for early spring. I have a call in to their head engineer and will post back when I hear something. If anybody wants to read all of the extension requests they can be found here on the form just select service as digital TV select CP extension under application type and put KS for Kansas in the state box. APPLICATION SEARCH HERE I also have links to maps of where all of the towers will be located. It looks like they were all smart enough to put them in the same general direction from Wichita- NW. It looks like KWCH will have the furthest tower about 40 miles from Wichita but that still shouldn't be a problem. Here are the links. KAKE ABC Digital CH. 21 digital tower link KSAS FOX Digital CH. 26 Digital tower link KWCV WB Digital CH. 31 Digital tower link KSNW NBC Digital CH. 45 Digital tower link KWCH CBS Digital CH. 19 Digital tower link KPTS PBS Digital CH. 29 Digital tower link KSCC UPN Digital CH. 35 Digital tower link It looks like all of the extensions that were filed by our locals were granted so let's hope they are all online by 11/01/2002. If anybody wants to call some other stations or has anything to add feel free to post it here. Maybe if there are enough people in Wichita we can get a newsletter going or something. Thanks Kevin C.