KTFD-DT

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KTFD-DT
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Boulder/Denver, Colorado
United States
City of license Boulder, Colorado
Branding UniMás Denver
Channels Digital: 15 (UHF)
Virtual: 14 (PSIP)
Subchannels 14.1 UniMás
14.2 Bounce TV
14.3 GetTV
Translators KDVT-LP 36 Denver
Affiliations UniMás
Owner Univision Communications
(operated under LMA by Entravision Communications)
(Spanish Television of Denver, Inc.)
First air date February 22, 1996 (1996-02-22)
Call letters' meaning TeleFutura Denver
Sister station(s) TV: KCEC
Radio: KJMN, KMXA, KXPK
Former callsigns KTVJ (1996–2003)
KTFD-TV (2003–2009)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
14 (UHF, 1996–2009)
Former affiliations Independent (1996–2003)
TeleFutura (2003–2013)
Transmitter power 200 kW
Height 351 m
Facility ID 57219
Transmitter coordinates 39°40′17.4″N 105°13′8.0″W / 39.671500°N 105.218889°W / 39.671500; -105.218889
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
CDBS
Website www.somosnoticiascolorado.com/unimas

KTFD-DT, virtual channel 14 (UHF digital channel 15), is a UniMás-affiliated television station serving Denver, Colorado, United States that is licensed to Boulder. The station is owned by Univision Communications; Entravision Communications Corporation, which owns Univision affiliate KCEC (channel 59), operates KTFD under a local marketing agreement. The two stations share studio facilities located on Grant Street in Denver's Speer neighborhood; KCEC maintains transmitter facilities located atop Mount Morrison in western Jefferson County.

The station's signal is relayed on low-power translator station KDVT-LP (channel 36) in Denver, which is owned by Entravision Communications.

History[edit]

The station first signed on the air on February 22, 1996 as KTVJ. Founded by Roberts Broadcasting, it originally operated as an independent station. In January 2003, Roberts sold the station to Univision Communications. Two months later on March 10, 2003, the station changed its call sign to KTFD-TV (which was modified to KTFD-DT on June 23, 2009, in correspondence with the callsign modifications to the "-DT" suffix applied by all Univision-owned stations following the digital television transition), and became an owned-and-operated station of Univision's secondary network TeleFutura.

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[1]
14.1 1080i 16:9 KTFD-DT Main KTFD-TV programming / UniMás
14.2 480i 4:3 KTFD-D2 Bounce TV
14.3 KTFD-D3 GetTV

Analog-to-digital conversion[edit]

KTFD-TV shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 14, on June 12, 2009, the official date in which full-power television in the United State transitioned from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 15.[2] Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former UHF analog channel 14.

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