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  New Georgia Encyclopedia: Georgia Public Broadcasting
In 1960 public television in the state, known as Georgia Educational Television, began with station WGTV, located in Athens at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
In 1982 the license for Georgia Educational Television was transferred from the University of Georgia to the Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission, and later that year it officially became Georgia Public Television, with headquarters in Atlanta.
GPB Radio, broadcasting twenty-four hours a day, operates fifteen FM stations and one AM station: Albany, 91.7 FM; Athens, 91.7 FM; Augusta, 90.7 FM; Brunswick, 88.9 FM; Carrollton, 90.7 FM; Columbus, 88.1 FM; Dahlonega, 89.5 FM; Demorest, 88.3 FM; Fort Gaines, 90.9 FM; Macon, 89.7 FM; Rome, 97.7 FM; Savannah, 91.1 FM; St.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2645   (993 words)

  
 Tell Them Public Matters -
Stop the Cuts to Public Broadcasting!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
What they don’t know is how public broadcasting affects your life and what the local and national programming found on NPR and PBS has meant to you and your family.
Public broadcasting stations provide a wide variety of quality educational, cultural and news programming to the communities they serve.
Public broadcasting provides a variety of educational and cultural programming, such as reading services for the blind, access to music and cultural content, and educational programs to assist children in preparing for, and then succeeding in, school.
capwiz.com /tellthempublicmatters/issues/alert/?alertid=9406261&type=CO   (761 words)

  
 NTIA / PTFP: Public Broadcasting Coverage
Georgia Public Radio almost doubled the number of stations it operates by constructing six stations in areas identified as unserved in the 1989 PTFP study.
In April 2002, Georgia Public Radio began broadcasting on WWOI 1190 kHz from the coastal community of St. Marys on the Georgia‑Florida border.
The transmitter of Georgia Public Radio's WACG, which serves Augusta and the surrounding counties near Georgia's border with South Carolina, is located near Aiken, South Carolina.
www.ntia.doc.gov /ptfp/coverage/ga.htm   (638 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Georgia Public Broadcasting
Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) is Television, Radio and Education: your PBS station serving all of Georgia; your source for great music and NPR news; and Georgia's source for top-quality multiple media educational products and services.
Formerly called Peach State Public Radio, GPB Radio broadcasts 24 hours per day on FM (and one AM) stations across the state, except ironically in Atlanta, where the local NPR station is run by the city's board of education.
GPB Radio's downtown Atlanta translator station (callsign W264AE) was put off the air when a full-power station was moved in from Alabama on an adjacent channel.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Georgia_Public_Television   (427 words)

  
 Nicholas Johnson: Georgia Public Broadcasting
Is one of the goals of public broadcasting to increase the number of potential outlets for Georgian citizens with the desire to express themselves in video, or to increase the range of diversity in the video materials available to the audience?
And the problem with (d), of course, is that, to the extent public, or "non-commercial," broadcasting exists to provide an alternative to what commercial broadcasting offers, the more it depends on commercial advertisers the less rationale there is for public broadcasting at all.
It requires (a) a real commitment from the President and Parliament to the principle, (b) that is evidenced by the self-restraint they impose on themselves in practice, along with (c) funding mechanisms, and (d) organizational structures that serve to reenforce that commitment and self-restraint.
www.uiowa.edu /~cyberlaw/georgia/njpubbst.html   (1700 words)

  
 The Ultimate Georgia Public Broadcasting - American History Information Guide and Reference
Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) is Television, Radio and Education: your PBS station serving all of Georgia; your source for great music and NPR news; and Georgia's source for top-quality multiple media educational products and services.
Formerly called Peach State Public Radio, GPB Radio broadcasts 24 hours per day on FM (and one AM) stations across the state, except ironically in Atlanta, where the local NPR station is run by the city's board of education.
GPB Radio's downtown Atlanta translator station (callsign W264AE) was put off the air when a full-power station was moved in from Alabama on an adjacent channel.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Georgia_Public_Radio   (284 words)

  
 Current.org | Georgia ousts network chief and commission, 1999
Werner Rogers, executive director of Georgia Public Broadcasting for more than four years, and all the appointed members of his commission were forced to resign May 26 [1999], after a weeks-long scandal over financial mismanagement of the state-operated public television and radio network.
GPB, a network of nine TV and 14 radio stations, is generously funded by the state: in 1997, the state spent $17.3 million to support public TV, according to CPB.
GPB spent as much as $4.5 million more than it earned last year, largely because it overestimated income to be generated from its new facility and equipment.
www.current.org /pb/pb910g.html   (1173 words)

  
 Georgia Public Broadcasting
Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) is the statewide network of Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR) affiliates in the U.S state of Georgia.
It is headquartered in the state capital of Atlanta, and consists of two divisions: one for radio and the other for television.
Formerly called Peach State Public Radio, GPR broadcasts 24 hours per day on FM (and one AM) stations across the state, except ironically in Atlanta, where the local NPR station is run by the city's board of education.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/g/ge/georgia_public_broadcasting.html   (206 words)

  
 Welcome to Georgia Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
A visit to Middle Georgia is a journey into the state’s massive agri-business, featuring endless fields of cotton, soybeans and more.
From fields to forests, travel south and you’ll discover Georgia is home to timber that lines the land all the way to the coast.
When you’re here in Georgia it’s easy to see that the geography is as varied as its people and as rich as its culture.
www.georgia.org /Location/Geography.htm   (351 words)

  
 Definition of Georgia Public Broadcasting
Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) is the statewide network of Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR) affiliates in the U.S. state of Georgia.
Formerly called Peach State Public Radio, GPR broadcasts 24 hours per day on FM (and one AM) stations across the state, except ironically in Atlanta, where the local NPR station is run by the city's board of education.
GPB Television (formerly GPTV) broadcasts PBS and GPB programming 24 hours per day on nine GPB-owned stations across the state, plus numerous low-power LPTV translator stations (especially in the mountains).
www.wordiq.com /definition/Georgia_Public_Broadcasting   (264 words)

  
 Film Threat Back Talk - to all the Georgia Peaches, GSU grads, et al
Georgia Public Broadcasting, the Georgia Council for the Arts, the Digital Arts and Entertainment Lab at Georgia State University and the Georgia Department of Economic Development are proud to introduce C-47: Georgia Short Film Showcase, a new initiative that provides an opportunity for Georgia’s independent filmmakers to have their films broadcast.
The C-47 project combines broadcast and digital technology to create a multimedia website (www.cforty7.com) centered on the art and technique of filmmaking, as well as a monthly broadcast showcase devoted to Georgia filmmakers and their short films.
Georgia Public Broadcasting is Television, Radio and Education: Your PBS station serving all of Georgia; your source for great music and NPR news; and Georgia's source for top-quality multiple media educational products and services.
www.filmthreat.com /forums/showthread.php?t=4614&goto=nextoldest   (741 words)

  
 SGI and MCSi Design and Implement On-Air Digital Infrastructure for Georgia Public Broadcasting
One of the stars in the PBS network, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB), is the first U.S. broadcaster to choose the revolutionary SGI(R) CXFS(TM) shared filesystem as part of the new digital infrastructure at its Atlanta based facilities.
GPB, with the aid of the Broadcast Solutions Group of systems integrator MCSi and subcontractor SGI Professional Services, will be transitioning the system to on-air operations after final project installation, scheduled for June of 2003.
"Georgia Public Broadcasting is on the leading edge of forward-thinking technologies and the MCSi and SGI team had a solution that matched their needs," said Gary Hawkins, senior engineer/project manager, MCSi Broadcast Solutions Group.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/04-07-2003/0001921247&EDATE=   (1480 words)

  
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Georgia Public Broadcasting shall be given not less than thirty (30) days prior written notice of material changes of any insurance required under this contract.
GPB requires that any work, service, or shipments made as a result of this bid or proposal be only after notice of award or transmittal of written Purchase Order to successful bidder, receipt of insurance certificate(s) and receipt of performance bond.
GPB requires that any billing for work, service, or shipments as a result of this contract be upon a completion and approval of work by original invoice for each tower (separate invoice for each of the two towers will be required) with one copy.
www2.state.ga.us /Departments/doas/procure/rfq/rfq-33-2001.doc   (7860 words)

  
 Volunteer with Georgia Public Broadcasting - Atlanta, GA
The mission of Georgia Public Broadcasting is to create, produce and distribute high quality programs and services that educate, inform and entertain our audiences and enrich the quality of their lives.
Georgia Public Broadcasting's nine public television stations deliver quality PBS and locally produced programming to every county in Georgia, and to significant portions of surrounding states.
With a network of 2,428 satellite dishes, GPB broadcasts educational video programming to every public school, regional library, adult technical education center, youth development center, and public college and university in Georgia, serving over 90,000 teachers and approximately 1.5 million students across the state via satellite, the web and open-air broadcasts.
www.volunteermatch.org /orgs/org7952.html   (184 words)

  
 Georgia Public Broadcasting gets the with ATM program
Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) believes the arrival of IP convergence is no longer a question, but rather, simply a matter of time.
While GPB is in the midst of migrating to an all-IP network based on NetWare 5.0, the need for multiprotocol support is key because certain IPX and other applications are likely to be around for a while.
GPB is awaiting tools from Madge that will let the company monitor the ATM network's performance via Hewlett-Packard OpenView, says Burson, who is part of a threemember team responsible for GPB's entire network.
www.networkworld.com /archive/1999/62490_04-05-1999.html   (831 words)

  
 MemberCard
GPTV is your PBS station serving all of Georgia.
GPTV is dedicated to creating, producing and distributing award-winning quality television programs that celebrate Georgia's culture and history, and address the issues facing our citizens.
Since 1984, Georgia's 15-station public radio network has been your source for great music and NPR news.
www.membercard.com /station_search.asp?Section=0,1,0&Station_ID=105   (120 words)

  
 Georgia Public Broadcasting Adds Rome Radio Station to Statewide Network
Recently GPB was able to acquire the station of a retiring Rome broadcaster.
Michael McDougald, chairman of the GPB Foundation Board of Directors is equally enthusiastic about the new addition to the GPB Radio Network.
Georgia Public Broadcasting is Television, Radio and Education: your PBS station serving all of Georgia; your source for great music and NPR news; and Georgia's source for top-quality multiple media educational products and services.
www.k98radio.com /ka_gpb.htm   (404 words)

  
 Georgia Division of Public Health
The Georgia Gazette Forum presents excerpts of the Office of Adolescent Health and Youth Development’s and the Emory Rollins School of Public Health’s Interfaith Health Program’s Empowering Congregations as Resources for Adolescent Health and Youth Development annual symposium, held at the Carter Center.
On March 24, 2005 the Georgia Assembly passed SB 56 which amended Chapter 14 of Title 31, Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to involuntary confinement of patients for tuberculosis treatment who are non-adherent to prescribed TB treatment.
Georgia ranks 6th in the U.S. in TB case rates, and the rate of decline in Georgia is slowing.
health.state.ga.us   (1677 words)

  
 SGI - Press Releases: SGI Broadcast Installations Win Awards for Innovation at NAB 2004
Georgia Public Broadcasting won first place in the magazine's "New Studio Technology—Station" category, and German public television station Südwestrundfunk (SWR or Southwestern Broadcasting) won first place for "News Room Technology—Station." This year's winners were selected based on voting by readers who visited the Broadcast Engineering Web site.
SWR is one of the first German public broadcasting stations, and belongs to ARD, the first German public television network.
Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) provides multiple channels of television and radio public broadcasting and a rapidly growing Internet streaming media service to educators throughout Georgia.
www.sgi.com /company_info/newsroom/press_releases/2004/june/broadcast_awards.html   (1515 words)

  
 The Lightspan Network - sw
This public broadcasting service is dedicated to education in the American school system.
This is an excellent source of historical and current information on the public broadcasting and general television and radio broadcasting industries.
Broadcasting in 52 languages, its goal is to provide factual information to countries being censored by their own government.
www.lightspan.com /common/studyweb/sw.asp?target=http://www.studyweb.com/links/1040.html   (1245 words)

  
 Current.org | Further changes at Georgia PB, 2000
The new head of Georgia Public Broadcasting on Jan. 27 [2000] abruptly fired six of the networks' top managers in a restructuring described locally as "Bloody Thursday." Claude Vickers, executive director of GPB for eight months, named four new division heads and retained only two members of the network's original leadership team.
But both Bemelman and Steele clashed with their new bosses over the editorial direction of the network and whether GPB was a public broadcasting outlet or "an arm of state government,"as Bemelman put it.
GPB also received state monies for its educational services division, which operates a satellite transponder with 2,200 downlinks to schools, libraries, universities and technical colleges throughout Georgia.
www.current.org /pb/pb002g.html   (1258 words)

  
 SURA/ViDe 6th Annual Digital Video Workshop
Education, Public Broadcasting & the Internet: Keys to Collaboration, which was organized by the Video Development Initiative (ViDe), Georgia Public Broadcasting and members of the PBS-Quilt Interest Group, concluded March 25, 2004.
The purpose of the workshop was to highlight notable projects that are taking place within the University and Public Broadcasting communities today, particularly with regard to implementing large-scale content management systems and developing frameworks for interoperability and collaboration.
Public broadcasters and related public service and educational programmers have recognized that common asset management solutions are necessary for digital distribution over both legacy and new distribution platforms.
www.vide.net /conferences/spr2004/pbs.shtml   (1322 words)

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