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The following information is for historical purposes only.
PTFP no longer accepts applications.

List of Eligible and Ineligible Costs

List of Typical Equipment and Costs


This section provides equipment guidelines for a basic production and transmission capability for a typical public television station. This equipment list includes digital equipment that stations will require for conversion to digital broadcasting. Grantees should be able to purchase digital capable transmission systems within these pricing guidelines.


This section provides equipment guidelines for a complete local-production capable public radio station with NPR satellite interconnect. Also listed is an equipment list for a LPFM facility.

 Distance Learning

This section provides equipment guidelines for distance learning projects utilizing several technologies including Digital Television, fiber optics and T1 interconnects, satellite delivery, and the Instructional Television the Instructional Television Fixed Service (ITFS) transmission system.

Last updated: April 25, 2011

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