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In spite of winter's last gasp covering our roofs and car windshields with that white, wet, persistant menace from winter, we continue to look forward to spring, and get ready to kick into high-gear here at FCAT. There are projects galore, with plenty of summer-time activity anticipated just down the road.

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"Tech Five" is a student produced show hosted by Marina Korpita. Tech Five showcases technology news, reviews, and gadgets in five minutes or less. The shows are alternatley guest-hosted by each of the crew members, plus a number of outside guests. Supervised by Station Manager Douglas Finn and Outreach Director Kevin Murphy, the student group has designed and built the set, scripted each show, and provided production and post-production support.

The crew members include

CREW POSITION NAME Year of Graduation
DIRECTOR: Gabe C '16
PRODUCER: Matt C '18
CREW: Matt C
Alex O
Josh V
Tyler P
Matt D
Jacob H
David E
'18
'15
'15
'17
'18
'14
'17

Scheduled to air Saturday Mornings 9:25am and Saturday Nights at 4:55pm

So far, a total of nine episodes have been shot, with post-production on each episode in the works. The episode list (so far):
  • Episode 1 - Gimp and Photoshop Release Date April 12
  • Episode 2 - Blender 3D Modeling Release Date April 19
  • Episode 3 - Minecraft Release Date April 26
  • Episode 4 - Computer Hardware Components Release Date May 3
  • Episode 5 - Mobile OS Release Date May 10
  • Episode 6 - Chromecast Release Date May 17
  • Episode 7 - Linux Release Date May 24
  • Episode 8 - Java Programing Release Date May 31
  • Episode 9 - Zip Folders: a Space Saver Release Date TBD


Check out Tech Five on FCAT-12, channel 12 in Conway, Deerfield, Sunderland, and Whately, and also on FCAT Video On Demand!

FCAT Is...

Frontier Community Access Television, located in South Deerfield, Massachusetts. FCAT manages the public, education, and government access channels, for residents of Conway, Deerfield, Sunderland, and Whately, Massachusetts.

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