SAPA TV is the community media center and training facility for the towns of Springfield, Weathersfield and Chester Vermont.
Since being formed in 1998 by outgoing community members, SAPA TV has been providing the communities of Springfield, Weathersfield and Chester access to video equipment, facilities and training. SAPA TV also covers the areas local school and town government meetings in an effort to keep the community informed.
SAPA TV is truly “Television Made by You!” Local volunteers are the heartbeat of SAPA TV. Local producers create hundreds of hours of content for SAPA TV each year. We are thankful that they share their time and talents with the community.
SAPA TV is funded by the “PEG Access Fee,” a small percentage of each Springfield, Chester, and Weathersfield cable subscriber’s monthly bill. These funds are designated by law for public access. These funds help to provide video equipment and facilities to community members. SAPA TV also seeks out underwriting and individual donations in an effort to provide online video services to community members.
If you would like to learn more about SAPA TV please feel free to contact us.
Many of the programs aired on SAPA-TV are available for purchase. Please complete the form below, making sure to include your contact information. Orders will take between one and three weeks to complete. We offer programs on DVD and MP4 files that can be downloaded via the web.
Programs on DVD can be mailed anywhere in the U.S. for an additional $2.00.
In an effort cut down on material waste, payment is requested before DVD creation for customers who choose to pick up DVD’s in person. Program DVD’s can be created in about 10 minutes.
SAPA TV accepts cash, checks and credit cards (Paypal). Please make all checks payable to SAPA TV. If paying by credit card you do not need to fill out the DVD Duplication Form
Credit Card Payment
Public Service Announcements are provided free of charge to non-profit organizations located in our viewing area. PSAs will run for two weeks. Ongoing events can be renewed by contacting SAPA-TV.
Please note that we do not run for-profit announcements, nor do we print press releases. We cannot, by law, publicize gambling, even if it is for a non-profit.
Please use the form below or email your event information to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also fax your PSA if necessary. Our fax number is 885-6258. We do not take PSAs over the telephone.
Community members and businesses can help support SAPA TV in continuing to provide community television to the towns of Springfield, Chester and Weathersfield, Vermont. Your support will help provide the following.
With your support, SAPA TV will be able to continue to be a strong voice in the cable TV viewing community as well be able to provide their voice to a larger viewing audience who view content through other means and technology.
Whether it is through underwriting or individual donation, SAPA TV appreciates your support.
Do you have a video you would like to share with the community? SAPA TV is always looking for creative content to share with its viewers. All videos submitted must be owned and created by the submitter. SAPA TV is not able to play any copyrighted video or music over the air.
You can submit video by DVD or providing a digital download via Vimeo, Dropbox, Google docs or any other suitable video sharing service. Please fill out either the digital or paper application to cable cast at the link below.