|Kansas City, Kansas|
|City||Kansas City, Kansas|
|Slogan||Always Something On|
Digital: 25 (UHF)|
Virtual: 25 (PSIP)
|Subchannels||12 (see Subchannel list)|
|Owner||Heartland Broadcasting, LLC|
|First air date||July 1, 2015|
|Call letters' meaning||Kansas City, KansaS|
|Transmitter power||15 kW|
On December 13, 2011, the station was granted a license with the call sign of K25NA-D. The station changed its call sign to KCKS-LD on January 17, 2014.
Luken Communications made a pair of affiliation deals with Heartland Broadcasting in 2015. On July 28, 2015, KCKS launched on its .4 subchannel the Heartland network. The second deal was for Rev’n and Retro TV to appear on subchannels .7 and .9 respectively.
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|25.4||Action Channel (TV network)|
|25.8||Untamed Sports TV|
|25.9||Retro Television Network|
- "Digital TV Market Listing for KCKS-LD". Rabbit Ears.info. Retrieved October 12, 2016.
- Mark K. Miller (August 4, 2015). "Heartland Adds Topeka And Kansas City Stations". TVNewsCheck. NewsCheck Media. Retrieved August 25, 2015.
- Mark K. Miller (August 25, 2015). "Luken Sells Rev'n, Retro TV in Kansas City, Topeka". TVNewsCheck. NewsCheck Media.