DTV Broadcasters Top 1,000

The number of over the air DTV broadcasters passed the century mark this week as the NAB announced the addition of 62 stations, bringing the total number of DTV stations on air to 1003. The stations serve 201 markets that serve 99.17 percent of U.S. television households.

Of the 62 stations, six are the first in their markets on air with a DTV signal: Anchorage, Alaska; St. Joseph, Mo.; Eureka, Calif.; Bend, Ore.; Laredo, Texas; and Zanesville, Ohio.

In addition, all the stations in the following markets are on air with DTV: San Diego, Calif.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Knoxville, Tenn.; Eugene, Ore.; Topeka, Kan.; Wheeling, W. Va.-Steubenville, Ohio; Bangor, Maine; Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss.; Sherman, Texas-Ada, Okla.; Hattiesburg-Laurel, Miss.; Harrisonburg, Va.; Lafayette, Ind.; St. Joseph, Mo.; Mankato, Minn.; Zanesville, Ohio; Victoria, Texas; Presque Isle, Maine; and North Platte, Neb.