|Des Moines, Iowa
|City of license||Newton, Iowa|
|Channels||Digital: 39 (UHF)
Virtual: 39 (PSIP)
|Subchannels||39.1 Ion Television
39.3 ION Life
39.4 Ion Shop
|Affiliations||Ion Television (O&O; 2007-present)|
|Owner||Ion Media Networks, Inc.
(Ion Media Des Moines License, Inc.)
|First air date||August 31, 1998|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
39 (UHF, 1998-2009)
|Former affiliations||Pax TV (1998-2005)
|Transmitter power||1000 kW (digital)|
|Height||154 m (digital)|
|Public license information:||Profile
KFPX-TV, channel 39, is a television station licensed to Newton, Iowa, and serving the Des Moines-Ames market. It is owned and operated by Ion Media Networks. It runs programming from the Ion Television network. The station operates with 4470 kW of power.
For a short time in 2001, KFPX ran a prime-time newscast produced by WHO-TV to compete with KDSM-TV's Fox News At Nine. After that newscast was cancelled, KFPX reran WHO-TV's 10:00 p.m. newscasts on a 30-minute delay until early 2005.
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Network|
- Ion Television website
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KFPX
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KFPX-TV