Contract: $38,272 - Federal Communications Commission - May. 12, 2009
20% voted satisfied - 80% voted not satisfied - 5 vote(s) cast
Award Description: FCC DTV Conversion Help Centers performed hands-on demonstrations of how to install a digital-to-analog converter box and a broadcast antenna to an analog TV, demonstrations of how to properly position the antenna for the best reception of local broadcast stations, and d emonstrations of how to operate the converter box, including scanning and rescanning for digital channels and the use of closed captioning features. They also provided access to computers with high speed Internet access for consumers to apply online for converter box coupons and watch educational videos from the FCC website regarding DTV conversion information, as well as referrals for additional services. Each center included a display area with printed literature regarding the digital-to-analog converter box coupon program, connection guides for digital-to-analog converter boxes, guides for antenna and reception issues, DTV publications for those with disabilities, and local broadcast station coverage maps. Four walk-in centers and eight mobile centers served 1,214 people during May 21-July 31, 2009, with 469 hands-on demonstrations and 241 referrals for installation assistance.
Project Description: Four walk-in centers and eight mobile centers served 1,214 people during May 21-July 31, 2009, with 469 hands-on demonstrations, 241 referrals for installation assistance, and 1,528 pieces of educational literature distributed.
Jobs Summary: Walk-in center attendants - These individuals assisted concerned individuals with demonstrations, printed literature, and installation referrals (Total jobs reported: 8)
Project Status: Completed
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