|Channels||Digital: 48 (UHF)
Virtual: 29 (PSIP)
|Subchannels||29.1 Ion Television
29.3 Ion Life
29.4 Ion Shop
|Owner||Ion Media Networks
(Ion Media Sacramento License, Inc.)
|First air date||August 27, 1990|
|Call letters' meaning||Sacramento's PaX TV|
|Former callsigns||KRBJ (2/1985–3/1985)
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
29 (UHF, 1990–2009)
|Former affiliations||Independent (1990–1998)
Pax TV (1998–2005)
|Transmitter power||1000 kW|
|Public license information:||Profile
KSPX, virtual channel 29 (UHF channel 48 digital), is an Ion Television owned-and-operated television station located in Sacramento, California, United States. The station is owned by Ion Media Networks. KSPX maintains offices located at 3252 Mather Field Road in Rancho Cordova, and its transmitter is located in Walnut Grove.
The station first signed on the air on August 27, 1990 as KCMY; it originally operated as an independent station with a general entertainment format. Paxson Communications (the forerunner to Ion Media Networks) purchased the station in 1998, changing its call sign to KSPX. The station became a charter owned-and-operated station of its new Pax TV network (later i: Independent Television and now Ion Television) on August 31, 1998.
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Network|
KSPX shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 29, on June 12, 2009, as part of the federally mandated transition from analog to digital television. The station chose to continue broadcasting its digital signal on its pre-transition UHF channel 48 (Virtual: 29).
- Ion Television website
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KSPX
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KSPX-TV