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Calgary, Alberta
BrandingYes TV Calgary
ChannelsDigital: 32 (UHF)
Virtual: 32.1 (PSIP)
AffiliationsYes TV
OwnerCrossroads Christian Communications
(Crossroads Television System)
First air dateOctober 8, 2007
Call letters' meaningCK Calgary System
Former callsignsCKCS-TV (2007-2011)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
32 (UHF, 2007-2011)
Transmitter power36 kW
Height207.4 m
Transmitter coordinates51°3′34″N 114°10′13″W / 51.05944°N 114.17028°W / 51.05944; -114.17028
WebsiteYes 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,[1] the station first began broadcasting five months later on October 8, 2007 on UHF channel 32.

CTS was rebranded as "Yes TV" on September 1, 2014. The rebranding coincides with the introduction of several secular programs into schedule such as American Idol, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.[2]


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."

Digital television[edit]

Digital channel[edit]

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[3]
32.1 480i 16:9 CTS-HD Main CKCS-DT programming / Yes TV

Analogue-to-digital conversion[edit]

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,[4] the station shut down its analogue signal and flash cut its digital signal into operation on UHF channel 32.


  1. ^ CRTC Decision 2007-167
  2. ^ "Say "Yes" to YES TV - YES TV Set to Launch This Fall". Crossroads Christian Communications. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for CKCS-DT
  4. ^ Digital Television - Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA)

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