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|Slogan||We Live Here|
|Channels||Digital: 8 (VHF)|
(Amarillo Junior College District)
|First air date||August 29, 1988|
|Call letters' meaning||Amarillo College Voice|
|Former channel number(s)||2 (VHF analog, 1988–2009)|
|Transmitter power||5 kW|
|Height||519 meters (1,703 ft)|
|Public license information:||Profile
On cable, KACV is carried on channel 3 on many cable systems.
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP short name||Programming |
|2.1||1080i||16:9||KACV-HD||Main KACV-TV programming / PBS|
Founded in 1988, the station is owned by the city's community college, Amarillo College. KACV-TV is operated on Amarillo College's Washington Street campus, along with sister-station KACV-FM; the station's transmitter is located north of Amarillo in unincorporated Potter County.
Amarillo was one of the last major cities to get its own PBS station; prior to then, viewers in the Texas Panhandle watched PBS either on Amarillo's commercial stations (on a per-program basis; Sesame Street was on KVII-TV), via cable from KTXT in Lubbock, via translator from KRMA-TV in Denver, or even via Oklahoma's OETA or KENW-TV in Portales. In some areas of the eastern Texas Panhandle, cable operators continue to carry OETA instead of KACV. 
The station also produces local programming such as "artZONE," "A Conversation with Ken Burns" and "Braggin' Rights: The Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo."
On September 3, 2013, KACV announced its re-branding to "Panhandle PBS". 
- Channel 8 digital TV stations in the United States
- Channel 2 virtual TV stations in the United States
- Official site
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KACV
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KACV-TV
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