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Stroud TV tower nearing completion.

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Media Release

Bob Baldwin MP

Federal Member for Paterson 9 August 2004 STROUD TV TOWER NEARING COMPLETION The Federal Member for Paterson, Bob Baldwin, said the Stroud TV tower will be switched on shortly. The project received $118,900 under the Federal Government’s TV Blackspot project, to improve reception for the five free to air TV channels - ABC, TEN, NBN, SBS and Seven. Equipment used in the project, that had to be ordered from overseas, has arrived and Great Lakes Council are currently working on its installation, at the Water Tower in Stroud. “This is a another great win for Stroud who have also received Federal Government assistance for a mobile phone tower,” Mr Baldwin said. “This TV tower will enable residents to view clearer TV and with the Olympics just around the corner, that’s tremendous news.” Once the TV tower is switched on, which could be as early as Friday 6th August, residents will need to retune their TVs and VCRs and some residents may also need to adjust their antenna or replace their antenna if necessary. For some residents who have difficulty in retuning their TV or VCR, or have difficulties with their antenna, they should contact their nearest TV technician. “Great Lakes Council has copies of householder fact sheet information about this service and I will be mailing that out to households in Stroud, to make sure residents have all the information they need,” Mr Baldwin said. “In the meantime, I thank Great Lakes Council who are the coordinating body of this project, on their efforts and also Stroud residents for their patience. This is yet another great win for the community.”