|Slogan||La que nos une
(The one that unites us)
|Channels||Digital: 39 (UHF)
Virtual: 39 (PSIP)
39.3 Bounce TV
|Owner||Univision Communications, Inc.
(Univision Bakersfield, LLC)
|First air date||1989|
|Call letters' meaning||Aquí en Bakersfield Estamos|
|Former callsigns||K52DJ (1989–1998)
|Transmitter power||15 kW|
|Public license information:||Profile
KABE-CD, virtual and UHF digital channel 39, is a Univision owned and operated station located in Bakersfield, California, United States. The station is owned by Univision Communications. KABE maintains studio facilities located on Truxtun Ave in the western section of Bakersfield, and its transmitter located near Walker Basin, in Breckenridge Mountain.
K52DJ Launched on 1989 as a repeater of Fresno’s Univision station KFTV. It was renamed KSUV-LP and moved to channel 39 in 1998 after Univision purchased UPN affiliate, KUZZ-TV (now KUVI-DT) from Buck Owens. It was renamed again to KBTF in 2002 during the launch of Telefutura. It was renamed again to KABE in 2004 after a callsign swap with the original KABE-CA (channel 31 now KBTF-CD). In 2013 the station obtained Class A status. The station had a news department in the mid 2010s. It now silmucasts KFTV’s newscasts
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|39.1||1080i||16:9||KABE-LD||Main KABE-CD programming / Univision|
The Justice affiliation was moved to KUVI-DT on 25/09/2017, at which point, the 39.2 subchannel went dark for an indefinite period.
- Official website
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KABE-CD
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KABE-CD
|This article about a television station in California is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|