N.C. City To Make Digital Switch

On Monday, the city of Wilmington, N.C., will be the canary in the digital coal mine when it becomes the first U.S. city to permanently switch television broadcasts from analog to digital.

Catherine Welch reports for member station WHQR in Wilmington, N.C.

Correction Sept. 9, 2008

The story and an earlier version of the headline describe Wilmington as the "guinea pig" and the first city in the nation to make the switch from analog to digital TV. Cache County, Utah, switched from analog to digital on August 30.

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