XHAS-TDT

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XHAS-TDT
XHAS logo
LATV logo.png
Tijuana, Baja California/San Diego, California
Branding Telemundo 33 (general)
Noticiero 33 (newscasts)
Slogan Te Da Más
Channels Digital: 34 (UHF)
Virtual: 33 (PSIP)
Affiliations Telemundo
Owner Entravision Communications Corporation
(license and transmitter owned by a Mexican company)
(Tele Nacional S. de RL de CV)
First air date 1981[when?]
Sister station(s) KBNT-CD, XHDTV-TDT
Former channel number(s) Analog:
33 (UHF, 1981-2013)
Former affiliations Canal de las Estrellas (1981-1990)
Transmitter power 245 kW (digital)
Height 236 m
Facility ID 178637
Transmitter coordinates 32°30′17.0″N 117°02′25.0″W / 32.504722°N 117.040278°W / 32.504722; -117.040278
Website www.telemundo33.com

XHAS-TDT is the Telemundo-affiliated television station for the San Diego–Tijuana international metropolitan area. Licensed to Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, it broadcasts a high definition digital signal on UHF channel 34 (virtual channel 33.1 via PSIP) from a transmitter on Tijuana's Mount San Antonio. Operated by Entravision Communications Corporation under a time brokerage agreement (with the station's license and transmitter owned by a Mexican company), it is sister to MyNetworkTV affiliate XHDTV-TDT, Univision affiliate KBNT-CD and Telefutura affiliate KDTF-LD. All four stations share studios on Ruffin Road in the Kearny Mesa section of San Diego, California, United States.

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

Channel Video Aspect Programming
33.1 1080i 16:9 Telemundo
33.2 480i 4:3 LATV

Analog-to-digital transition[edit]

While the United States completed its transition to full-power digital television on June 12, 2009, Mexico is making the transition to digital-only television broadcasts over several years in order from the largest population centers to the smallest, the country's digital television transition expected to be completed by 2014. XHAS-TV discontinued its analog signal on May 28, 2013, as all television stations in the Tijuana metropolitan area were required to go all-digital on that date.[1]

Newscasts[edit]

The station broadcasts local newscasts on weeknights at 6 and 11 p.m. While it competes with its Univision sister station KBNT-CD for news at the same time, as they share the studio in Entravision's building, XHAS focuses their news more on the issues affecting Tijuana (competing against locally-programmed XEWT-TDT), while KBNT-CD focuses more on San Diego.

News team[2][edit]

Anchors

  • Martin Borchard - news anchor; weeknights at 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Humberto Gurmilan - sports anchor; weeknights at 6 and 11 p.m.

Reporters

  • Claudia Orozco - general assignment reporter
  • Adriana Rodriguez - general assignment reporter

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