|Branding||Yes TV Calgary|
|Channels||Digital: 32 (UHF)
Virtual: 32.1 (PSIP)
|Owner||Crossroads Christian Communications
(Crossroads Television System)
|First air date||October 8, 2007|
|Call letters' meaning||CK Calgary S|
|Former callsigns||CKCS-TV (2007-2011)|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
32 (UHF, 2007-2011)
|Transmitter power||36 kW|
|Website||Yes TV Calgary|
CKCS-DT, UHF channel 32, is a Yes TV owned-and-operated television station located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The station is owned by Crossroads Christian Communications. CKCS's studios are located on the intersection of 5 Avenue and 8 Street Southwest in Downtown Calgary, and its transmitter is located in the Prominence Point neighborhood on the western side of Calgary. This station can also be seen on Shaw Cable channel 51. This station is also available on Bell TV channel 646.
Licensed by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on June 8, 2007, the station first began broadcasting five months later on October 8, 2007 on UHF channel 32.
Yes TV airs programming intended for family viewing, mostly based on Christian values, including dramas, comedies, mini-series and reality, game, and talk shows; although Yes TV also features shows on political commentary and other religions, including Judaism, Islam and Sikhism. Yes TV also airs secular mainstream programs during primetime hours. It is administered by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) Religious Broadcast Regulations and follows a policy of not airing shows containing "coarse language, gratuitous violence or explicit sexual scenes."
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|32.1||480i||16:9||CTS-HD||Main CKCS-DT programming / Yes TV|
On August 11, 2011, 3½ weeks before the official August 31 date in which Canadian television stations in CRTC-designated mandatory markets transitioned from analogue to digital broadcasts, the station shut down its analogue signal and flash cut its digital signal into operation on UHF channel 32.
- CRTC Decision 2007-167
- "Say "Yes" to YES TV - YES TV Set to Launch This Fall". CTSTV.com. Crossroads Christian Communications. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
- RabbitEars TV Query for CKCS-DT
- Digital Television - Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA)
- Yes TV Calgary
- Canadian Communications Foundation - CKCS-TV History
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CKCS-TV
- Query TV Fool's coverage map for CKCS
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