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As the Groundhog Day celebration has grown in Punxsutawney over the past several years, so has our preparedness for the many members of the media who visit our town each year.

There are provisions in place to allow for convenient parking for satellite and other press vehicles at Gobbler's Knob, and a designated press area is available for those covering the events.

Please contact us if we can help you with any aspect of your visit to Punxsutawney, or if you wish to arrange a radio or other interview.

For Media Passes please submit an official request including the Press credentials for all those requesting to attending, the number of media passes, and parking passes being requested. Submit them to : director@remove-this.ghogclub.com for approval.

Follow this link to Visitpa.com press releases by the state and information about the Satellite up-link as it becomes available.

Video Feed Advisory – For Planning Purposes Only

The Pennsylvania Satellite News Service will provide a digital satellite video feed between 5:45 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. (Eastern), Monday, Feb. 2, of the annual Groundhog Day celebration from Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa.

For additional details about the event, go to www.visitpa.com/articles/winter-story-ideas

 Check out our Groundhog Day Promo video! Click Here!

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
February 2, 2017

Punxsutawney, PA — The Pennsylvania Tourism Office will feature live coverage of the 131st Groundhog Day celebration with live coverage from Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa.

WHAT:  The Pennsylvania Tourism Office will feature live coverage of the 131st Groundhog Day celebration with live coverage from Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa.
WHEN: Thusday, February 2, 2017; 5:45 AM
WHERE: Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa.
LIVE STREAM: http://visitpa.com/groundhog-day-live-stream/

There will be a live satellite feed of the event:

EVENT: 2017 Groundhog Day
DATE: Thursday, February 2, 2017
TIME:  0545 to 0800 AM (Eastern)
FORMAT: 16 x 9 HD 720p
SATELLITE: SES - 2 @ 87W (KU-Band -  DIGITAL)
TRANSPONDER: K 03
CHANNEL: A/B (18Mhz)
SYM RATE: 13.235 msps
FEC: 3/4
BIT RATE:  18.295441
DOWNLINK POL: Horizontal
DOWNLINK FREQ: 11751.00 MHz
Modulation Type:  DVB-S, QPSK
TROUBLE: 717-772-4282

Video provided by Pennsylvania Cable Network

MEDIA CONTACT:              
Heidi Havens, 717-783-1132

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