In a $1.2 million project, KPBS will convert its public TV station to digital broadcasting.
The station will purchase a transmitter, microwave STL, encoding system, master control switcher and related master control equipment.
Part of the financing will come from a $610,111 in a matching grant from the Department of Commerce, U.S. Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-San Diego, recently announced.
According to Bilbray, the grant is issued through fiscal 1999 Public Telecommunications Facilities Program, which is administered by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, a subdivision of the Department of Commerce.
Exhibitor Registration Opened
The Printing Industries Association of San Diego recently announced that it opened exhibitor registration for the Print Week 2000 Trade Show.
The show is scheduled for Feb. 16, 2000, at the San Diego Convention Center.
The association expects exhibitors to include small and large printers, prepress providers, finishers, paper companies
History Museum Awarded Grant
The San Diego Natural History Museum was awarded a $49,990 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences, which the museum expects to use for improving the storage for its mammal collection.
The museum plans to purchase and install steel cases and archival supplies, according to museum representatives. The museum will also hire a collection assistant, it said.