- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 3, 2002

It's not quite while-you-wait, but learning to make your own TV show is easy with the help of instructors and classes at these local public access stations.


• Public Access Corporation of the District of Columbia: Brooks Mansion, 901 Newton St. NE. Channels 5 (unofficial flagship) and 6 on Comcast, 10 and 11 on Starpower. See www.dctvonline.org or call 202/526-7007.


• Community Television of Prince George's County: 9475 Lottsford Road, Suite 125, Largo. Channels 76 (local programming) and 70 (government programming). See www.ctv76.com or call 301/773-0900.

• Montgomery County Television: 7548 Standish Place, Rockville. Channels 21 (flagship, with staff-produced news and public affairs programming) and 19 (community-submitted and produced programming). See www.montgomerycommunitytv.com or call 301/424-1730.


• Alexandria Channel 69 (Comcast Community Television): 617A South Pickett St., Alexandria. Evening programming; daytime community bulletin board. Classes limited. Class fee $50 each; no membership fee. Call 703/567-4468.

• Arlington Community Television (ACT): 2701-C Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Channel 33 (community, government and educational programming). See www.channel33.org or call 703/524-2388.

• Fairfax Public Access (FPA): 2929 Eskridge Road, Suite S, Fairfax. Channels 10 (flagship, with local programming), 30 (multilanguage programming), 37 (community bulletin board). See www.fcac.org or call 703/573-1090.

Laura Boswell

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