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|City of license||Amarillo, Texas|
|Slogan||We Live Here To|
|Channels||Digital: 8 (VHF)|
(Amarillo Junior College District)
|First air date||August 29, 1988|
|Call letters' meaning||Amarillo College Voice|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
2 (VHF, 1988-2009)
|Transmitter power||5 kW|
|Height||519 meters (1,703 ft)|
|Public license information:||Profile
KACV-TV is a public television station in Amarillo, Texas, broadcasting locally on channels 2.1 and 2.2  as a PBS member station. Founded in 1988, the station is owned by the city's community college, Amarillo College. KACV-TV is operated on Amarillo College's Washington Street campus, along with sister-station KACV-FM; the station's transmitter is located north of Amarillo in unincorporated Potter County.
Amarillo was one of the last major cities to get its own PBS station; prior to then, viewers in the Texas Panhandle watched PBS either on Amarillo's commercial stations (on a per-program basis), or via cable on Dallas' KERA-TV, OETA from Oklahoma, or New Mexico's KENW.
The station also produces local programming such as "artZONE," "A Conversation with Ken Burns" and "Braggin' Rights: The Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo."
On September 3, 2013, KACV announced its re-branding to "Panhandle PBS".
The station's digital channel, VHF 8, is multiplexed:
|2.1||Main KACV-TV programming / PBS HD|
The HD service is also carried on the Suddenlink Amarillo cable system.
Regional signal carriage
Several cable systems and translators outside Amarillo carry KACV's signal.
- Official site
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KACV
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KACV-TV
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