Cable-access TV in Minnesota: complete links

Here are all the cable-access community television stations in Minnesota (what I could find on the web as of May, 2007, anyway). Note that Minneapolis/St. Paul and surrounding suburbs have a slew of them--Twin Cities stations include AFRCC, BCAT, BECT, CCTV, CTN, CTV, ETC, FCTV, FMT, HCTV, LCTC, LMCC, MCN, MTN, NDC4, North Metro TV, NWCT, QCTV, SCC, SLPTV, Shakopee, SPNN, and VACTV. With cheaper and improved technology, it's easier than ever for anyone in this state to pick up a camera and go make your own television. It couldn't be worse than what's on.

Minnesota cable-access stations:

Access Television 8, 18 Fergus Falls community television http://www.pegaccess.com/

AFRCC 6, 10, 12, 16, 22 Apple Valley Farmington Rosemount Cable Commission http://www.ci.apple-valley.mn.us/Channel_16/

BCAT 16 Bloomington Community Access Television Channel 16 http://www.ci.bloomington.mn.us/cityhall/dept/commserv/commun/bcat/bcat.htm

BECT 14, 16, 18, 19, 20 Burnsville/Eagan Community Television http://www.bect.tv/

CCTV 12, 13, 21 Mankato Community Connection Television http://www.accesscctv.net/

CCTV 15 Chaska Community Television http://www.chaska.tv/Community.asp

CTN 15, 16, 19 CTN Studios of Coon Rapids http://www.ctnstudios.com/

CTV 11, 12 Chipewa Valley Community Television http://www.cvctv.org/

CTV 14, 15 Community Television Channel 15, run by North Suburban Communications Commission (a.k.a. North Suburban Access Corporation), serving the inner north suburbs of the Twin Cities, including Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, Roseville, St. Anthony, and Shoreview http://www.ctv15.org/

ETC 33 Everyone's Television Channel 33, Fridley http://www.etc33.org/

FCTV 10 Faribault Community Television http://www.faribault.org/

FMT 17 Fridley Municipal Television Channel 17 http://www.ci.fridley.mn.us/citymgr/cable.htm

HCTV 14 Hastings Community TV http://www.hastingstv.com/

HCVN 7, 10 Hutchinson Community Video Network http://www.hcvnonline.com/

Howard Lake Cable Access Channel 10 http://www.howard-lake.mn.us/tv.html

HPAT 12, 22, 23 Hibbing Public Access Television http://www.hpat.org/

ICTV 2, 5, 7, 32, 35, 37 Itasca Community Television http://watchictv.com/

KING 11 Spring Valley Community Television http://springvalley.govoffice.com/

Lakeville Cable Television Channel 16 http://www.ci.lakeville.mn.us/departments/cabletelevision.htm

LMCC 8, 12, 20 Lake Minnetonka Communications Commission http://www.lmcc-tv.org/

MCATV Moorhead Community Access Television (unknown channel) http://www.mcatv.org/

MCN 6 Metro Cable Network Channel 6, serving the seven-county metro area around the Twin Cities http://www.mcn6.org/

MTN 16, 17, 75 Minneapolis Television Network (a.k.a. Minneapolis Telecommunications Network) http://www.mtn.org/

NDC4 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21 Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission, serving Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake, and West St. Paul http://www.townsquare.tv/

North Metro TV 14, 15 Channel 15, serving the outer north suburbs of the Twin Cities, including Blaine, Centerville, Circle Pines, Ham Lake, Lexington, Lino Lakes, and Spring Lake Park http://www.northmetro15.com/

NTV 12, 26 Northfield Community Television http://www.ntv.org/

NWCT 12, 16, 18, 19, 20 Northwest Community Television serving Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Osseo, Plymouth, and Robbinsdale http://www.nwct.org/

NWCT Channel 12 Northwest Community Television news channel http://www.twelve.tv/

PACTV 7, 16, 20 Duluth Public Access Community Television http://www.pacttv.org/

QCTV 15, 16, 19 Quad Cities Community Television, serving Andover, Anoka, Champlin, Ramsey http://www.qctv.org/

Rochester Government Access Channel 19 http://www.rochestermn.gov/departments/channel19.asp

Savage Community TV 14, 15, 16 http://www.ci.savage.mn.us/DepartmentsAndServices/Administration/cable.htmlhttp://www.cityofsavage.com/

SCC 15, 16, 18, 19 Suburban Community Channels, serving Ramsey and Washington counties, including Birchwood, Dellwood, Grant, Lake Elmo, Mahtomedi, Maplewood, North St. Paul, Oakdale, Vadnais Heights, White Bear Lake, White Bear Township, and Willernie http://www.scctv.org/ MySpace page http://www.myspace.com/scctv

SCTV 19 Sauk Centre community television, serving Sauk Centre, Melrose, Eden Valley, Watkins, Kimball, Meire Grove, Grey Eagle, Greenwald, New Munich, St. Martin, and Ward Springs http://www.sctv19.com/

SLPTV 14, 15, 16, 17 St. Louis Park Community TV http://www.stlouispark.org/residents/community_tv.htm alternate website http://www.slptv.org

Shakopee Channel 15, 16 http://www.ci.shakopee.mn.us/access_tv.cfm

SPNN 15, 16, 19, 20 Saint Paul Neighborhood Network http://www.spnn.org/

SPPA 7, 8 St. Peter Public Access Television http://www.ci.st-peter.mn.us/sppa/

SWC-TV 14, 16, 18 South Washington County Television, run by the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission (SWCTC) http://www.swctc.org/

VACTV 14, 15, 16, 18 Valley Access Channels Television in St. Croix River Valley http://www.vactv.org/

TV 3 Worthington, Minnesota, Cable Channel 3 Community Internet http://www.wgtn.net/tv3/

WRAC 8, 18, 19 Willmar Regional Access Channels http://www.ci.willmar.mn.us/menu/departments/wrac/new.htm

Windom Channel 3 Windom Local Access http://www.windom-mn.com/

Related:

ACM (Alliance for Community Media) http://ourchannels.org/

ACM (Alliance for Community Media), Midwest Region http://www.acm-midwest.org/

The Global Village CAT, "Worldwide links to 700 Community & Public Access Television sites" http://www.communitymedia.se/cat/index.htm

MACTA (Minnesota Association of Community Telecommunications Administrators) http://www.mactamn.org/

MCT (Minnesota Community Television) http://www.acm-midwest.org/minnesotacommunitytelevision/

MNStories http://www.mnstories.com

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors http://www.natoa.org/

NWSCCC (Northwest Suburbs Cable Communications Commission), serving Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Osseo, Plymouth, and Robbinsdale. http://www.nwsccc.org/

PAAA (Public Access Awareness Association) http://www.publicaccess.org/

Public-access television Wikipedia entry http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_access_television

Save Access Wisconsin http://saveaccesswisconsin.org/


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