KCEC (TV)

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KCEC
KCEC50-012013.png
Denver, Colorado
Branding Univision Colorado (general)
Noticias Univision Colorado (newscasts)
Channels Digital: 51 (UHF)
Virtual: 50 (PSIP)
Subchannels 50.1 Univision HD
50.2 LATV
Affiliations Univision
Owner Entravision Communications Corporation
(Entravision Holdings, LLC)
First air date October 18, 1990
Call letters' meaning Colorado
Entravision
Communications
Sister station(s) KTFD-DT
Former callsigns KSHP (1990-1991)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
50 (UHF, 1990-2009)
Transmitter power 900 kW
Height 232.5 m
Facility ID 24514
Transmitter coordinates 39°43′58″N 105°14′8″W / 39.73278°N 105.23556°W / 39.73278; -105.23556 (KCEC)
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
CDBS
Website www.somosnoticiascolorado.com

KCEC, digital channel 51 (virtual channel 50), is a television station based in Denver, Colorado, USA and owned by Entravision. It is an affiliate of the Spanish language Univision network.

KCEC's logo prior to January 1, 2013

KCEC first went on the air on October 18, 1990. KCEC, along with Entravision's other TV and Radio stations in Denver have a unique reach. According to BizJournals.com, Entravision estimates that its TV stations reach about 92% of the Hispanic community in Denver, making it an ideal advertising opportunity for any company who would like to reach that segment of the population (33% of Denver).

KCEC's website went live in 2008 and is among the most popular Spanish language sites in the area. The website features live time news stories and local promotions. Starting in 2012 website visitors can also watch the local news broadcast live on the website.

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[1]
50.1 1080i 16:9 KCEC-DT Main KCEC programming / Univision
50.2 480i 4:3 KCEC-D2 LATV

Analog-to-digital conversion[edit]

KCEC shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 50, on June 12, 2009, the official date in which full-power television stations in the United States transitioned from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 51.[2] Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former UHF analog channel 50.

References[edit]

  1. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for KCEC
  2. ^ "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03. 

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