What: Public radio WUIS will hold a news conference to announce the launch of HD radio in Springfield.
When: 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, August 7
Where: WUIS Studios, located on the University of Illinois at Springfield campus, off campus Parking Lot B
Details: Hundreds of listeners contributed financially to enable WUIS’ digital conversion. Two years in the making, the signal is now available to listeners with HD receivers. Features include clearer, uninterrupted sound, and eventually will allow WUIS to offer several channels of programs.