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Kansas City, Kansas
City Kansas City, Kansas
Branding "TV25.tv"
Slogan Always Something On
Channels 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
Sister station(s) WROB-LD
Transmitter power 15 kW
Height 240ft
Facility ID 187964
Transmitter coordinates 39°35′31.9″N 094°56′42.1″W / 39.592194°N 94.945028°W / 39.592194; -94.945028
Website www.tv25.tv

KCKS-LD (virtual channel 25 (UHF, digital channel 25) is a television station located in Kansas City, Kansas, United States. The station is owned by Heartland Broadcasting, LLC.

KCKS-LD, branded as tv25.tv, simulcasts its programming and commercials on two sister stations WROB-LD in Topeka and KMJC-LD[1] in Louisburg, Kansas.


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.[1]

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.[2] The second deal was for Rev’n and Retro TV to appear on subchannels .7 and .9 respectively.[3]

Digital television[edit]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[1]
25.1 480i 16:9 KCKS-LD BUZZR
25.2 Justice Network
25.3 Antenna TV
25.4 Action Channel (TV network)
25.5 Newsmax TV
25.6 WeatherNation TV
25.7 Rev'n
25.8 Untamed Sports TV
25.9 Retro Television Network
25.10 Vibrant TV
25.11 This TV
25.12 Jewelry TV


  1. ^ a b c "Digital TV Market Listing for KCKS-LD". Rabbit Ears.info. Retrieved October 12, 2016.
  2. ^ Mark K. Miller (August 4, 2015). "Heartland Adds Topeka And Kansas City Stations". TVNewsCheck. NewsCheck Media. Retrieved August 25, 2015.
  3. ^ Mark K. Miller (August 25, 2015). "Luken Sells Rev'n, Retro TV in Kansas City, Topeka". TVNewsCheck. NewsCheck Media.

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