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College Station, Texas
Channels Digital: 12 (VHF)
Subchannels 12.1 PBS
12.2 Weather
Affiliations PBS
Owner Texas A&M University
First air date February 15, 1970
Call letters' meaning Texas A&M University
Former channel number(s) Analog:
15 (UHF, 1970-2009)
Former affiliations NET (1970)
Transmitter power 3.2 kW
Height 105 m
Facility ID 65301
Transmitter coordinates 30°37′47.7″N 96°20′34.4″W / 30.629917°N 96.342889°W / 30.629917; -96.342889
Website KAMU-TV

KAMU-TV is a full-service Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member public television station in College Station, Texas broadcasting on digital channel 12 from its transmitter near the university campus. KAMU-TV is owned and operated by Texas A&M University and began broadcasting on February 15, 1970.[1]

Moore Communications Center, where KAMU studios are located

On April 1, 2003, KAMU was the first station in the region to begin broadcasting in HDTV.[2] KAMU made the first live HDTV broadcast in the region on April 22, 2004, with the program "Meet the Candidates 2004".[3]

Digital television[edit]

Sub-channel Programming
12.1 main KAMU/PBS programming in HD
12.2 Local weather information
12.3 PBS Kids

KAMU offered ResearchChannel on subchannel 12.3 until that service folded in August 2010.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://kamu.tamu.edu/aboutus.php History of KAMU
  2. ^ LeBas, John (2003-03-30). "KAMU makes waves with digital upgrade". The Bryan-College Station Eagle. Retrieved 2008-09-16. 
  3. ^ "KAMU has first live HD broadcast". The Battalion. 2004-04-24. Retrieved 2008-09-16. 

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